Frederick Young received his PhD in English at the University of Florida, concentrating in Continental Philosophy and Conceptual Art. He has lectured in Sweden, the US and Nepal. He recently co-edited a book _Being Human: Between Animals and Technology_.(Routledge 2015). Various publication (and edited works) of his have appeared in Critical Theory and Critical Art collections. His current work explores the boundaries between Animality and Technology, including research art based practice pushing the limits between philosophy and conceptual art. He has been involved in several avant-garde conceptual art projects including the Walter Benjamin installation and conference at SFAI.