Mick Wilson

Mick Wilson is an artist, educator and researcher based in Gothenburg and Dublin. He is currently Professor of Art and Director of Doctoral Studies, at HDK-Valand, University of Gothenburg. Current teaching and research interests address aspects of the political imaginary: constructions of 'public-ness' and the 'social' in the contemporary art field; bodycounts – political community with the dead and the regime of calculation; the rhetorical dynamics of knowledge, conflict and violence; and the aesthetic politics of foodways.

Recent edited volumes include: with Gerrie van Noord & Paul O'Neill (eds.) Kathrin Böhm: Art on the Scale of Life, Sternberg / MIT Press (2023); with Henk Slager (eds.) Expo-Facto: Into the Algorithm of Exhibition, EARN (2022), with Cătălin Gheorghe (eds.) Exhibitionary Acts of Political Imagination (Editura Artes/ArtMonitor, 2021); with Nick Aikens et al. (eds.) On the Question of Exhibition 1, 2, & 3 (PARSE, 2021) and with Paul O'Neill et al. (eds.) Curating After the Global (MIT, 2019).

Last updated 29 Jan 2024
  1. Body Counts, Balancing Acts and the Performativity of Statements

    Mick Wilson
    Towards Collective Study in Times of Emergency
    Past in the Present
  2. Glossary of Common Knowledge, Vol. 2