Timothy Morton

Born in London, Timothy Morton is a professor and chair in English at Rice University, Texas, and a key proponent of object oriented ontology (OOO), which rejects the privilege of humans over nonhuman objects. He has collaborated with famous fans like Björk, Pharrell Williams and Hans Ulrich Obrist, and has performed at Glastonbury as a musician. He served as a consultant on the Steve Coogan series The Trip to Italy, dedicated a book to his cat, blogged about the giant penises drawn on rooftops so they can be discovered via Google Earth, and is into Buddhism and raving.