Nicholas Gamso

Nicholas Gamso writes and teaches about visual culture and the politics of place, with specializations in photography, cinema (especially documentary), and participatory public art interventions.

Nick is the author of Art after Liberalism, a study of contemporary art and political geography, published by Columbia Books on Architecture and the City in 2022. His other writings appear in Afterimage, ASAPLog (special issue: ‘Working Queer’), PAJ, Social TextTexte zur KunstThird Text, X-TRA, and the edited collection Queering Architecture. He is co-editor of World Records, vol. 4: “In the Presence of Others,” and a contributing editor of the Millennium Film Journal. 

Nick has  taught at the San Francisco Art Institute, the Pratt Institute,  and Stanford University, where he was a Creative Cities fellow. He holds a PhD in English, with an American Studies concentration, from the City University of New York.