Christophe Van Eecke is a philosopher and art historian. He is the author of Pandaemonium: Ken Russell’s Artist Biographies as Baroque Performance (2015), which was awarded the Research Prize of the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation, and of Only Connect: Five Exercises in Aesthetics (2011). He has co-edited (with John Hill and Karel Vanhaesebrouck) a special issue of the Journal of British Cinema and Television on Ken Russell (2015) and (with Elisabeth Wesseling) Intergenerational Desire in Children’s Literature (2017; special issue of International Research in Children’s Literature). He has published widely on art and cinema. His scientific publications further include a chapter in Neo-Victorian Humour (eds. Marie-Luise Kohlke and Christian Gutleben, 2017) and articles in Neo-Victorian Studies, Mythlore, and Marvels & Tales. Christophe is Visiting Professor at LUCA School of Arts (Genk, B). He is also a filmmaker.