Dr Paul Atkinson teaches in the Communications and Writing
program at Monash University, Australia. His early research focuses
on the relationship between materiality and corporeality in Henri
Bergson’s writings on science, with particular emphasis on the
relationship between immanent change and extended movement. He is
currently working on a series of articles that explore the
relationship between processual theories of time, aesthetics and
Published articles explore a range of topics including Bergson’s vitalism, cinema and foreseeability, the relationship between animation and comic books, time and recognition, the durational limits of affect and the implied movement in still images.