Astrid Lorange is a writer, researcher, and lecturer. She studied writing and cultural studies at the University of Technology, Sydney, where she completed her doctoral thesis on Gertrude Stein and Alfred North Whitehead. How Reading is Written: A Brief Index to Gertrude Stein will be published by Wesleyan University Press in December 2014.
Her current projects include a book on the history and future of radical pedagogy in the post-studio art school context (co-authored with Dr Tim Gregory) and a project to do with the intersection of biopolitics and art/writing practices.
She is author of several books of poetry, including Pathetic Tower, FOOD TURNS INTO BLOOD, one that made it alike, Minor Dogs, and Eating and Speaking. She has published scholarly articles, chapters, reviews, and essays locally and internationally. Her writing practice includes text-based works in gallery shows and evental/durational performances and lectures. She co-edits the Sydney-based chapbook press SUS.
Research interests include conceptual writing, poetry and poetics, philosophy of science, contemporary aesthetics, gender and sexuality studies, transnational feminisms, practice-led scholarship, and radical pedagogy.