John Tresch

John Tresch is Mellon Chair and Professor of History of Art, Science and Folk Practice at the Warburg Institute at the University of London. He is the author of The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology after Napoleon (2012), and co-editor of Aesthetics of Universal Knowledge (2016), Bibliotechnica: Humanist Practice in Digital Times (2018) and of the paper A/V, Audio/Visual in Grey Room (2011). His current research deals with cosmograms, as objects which represent the universe, and Edgar Allan Poe’s science.