Eleanor Ivory Weber

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E. Ivory Weber is an Australian essayist and artist living in Brussels. Since 2018 she teaches art theory and critical practice at Erg (École de recherche graphique–école supérieure des arts), and is co-director of the literary press Divided.

Ivory Weber holds a Master in Political Philosophy and Theory from Université Libre de Bruxelles, a Post-Master from a.pass (advanced performance and scenography studies) in Brussels, and a BA with First Class Honours in Art History & Theory from the University of Sydney. She is the 2022 recipient of the Flanders State of the Arts—Residency Unlimited artistic residency in New York City.

Working in time-based media (performance, sound, text), her artistic work includes 'No Private Problems' (Alma Sarif, Brussels), 'The mouth is a clock without hands' (Kunstverein München), 'Supply and Supply' (Maison Pelgrims/SB34, Brussels), 'Word without return' (w/ camille gérenton, ISELP, Brussels), 'Smog' (Établissement d’en face, Brussels), 'Christine Villemin' (Buenos Tiempos, Int., Brussels) and 'No Private Problems' (M.I/mi1glissé, Berlin).

Her writing has been published in periodicals Afterall, Dissect, frieze, How to Sleep Faster, How to Become a Lesbian, Jacket2, Meanjin, SALT., This Container, ROT, Le Chauffage, and for catalogues published by Museum Abteiberg, Bâtard Festival, Kunstverein Nürnberg and Art Gallery of New South Wales.


I am an artist and political philosopher interested in psychoanalysis, anachronism and the intellectual tradition of pessimism. I am lecturer in art history, theory and critical practice at Erg (École de recherche graphique–école supérieure des arts), Brussels, and co-director of Divided Publishing, Brussels and London. I hold a Master de spécialisation en Philosophie et Théorie Politiques from the Université Libre de Bruxelles and completed Post-Master studies at a.pass (advanced performance and scenography studies), Posthogeschool voor Podiumkunst, both Brussels. I received first class Honours in Art History & Theory from The University of Sydney.

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