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Nicole Sansone

Nicole Sansone, PhD

  • Lecturer, MSSP Program

Dr. Sansone is a lecturer in the MSSP program, where she lectures on art history, critical theory, and politics. She is also the Ai consultant for the forthcoming audio drama podcast “Ultimate Solution” and host of its companion podcast on debates in technology and society. She sits on the editorial advisory board for Sluice magazine.

Dr. Sansone received her PhD from Goldsmiths, University of London in Cultural Studies, and her research is in the fields of aesthetics, media theory, and cultural studies. Her work is broadly interested in non-traditional and decolonial knowledge systems which, in the past, has included investigations of the production of sky imagery by virtual modeling softwares and science fiction. Currently, Dr. Sansone is developing work on the administrative state and the impact of machine vision on migration governance. This latest project is heavily informed by her time as a migrant rights activist in the U.K., and as a member of the steering committee to establish Lewisham Borough and Goldsmiths as sites of sanctuary.

Previously, Dr. Sansone has lectured at Goldsmiths, University of London and the Royal Art Academy The Hague. She has also served as curator at IMT Gallery in London and as assistant curator of General Electric’s (GE) corporate art collection. During her time at GE Dr. Sansone co-advised on the collection’s first major acquisition since its founding and curated its first-ever exhibition honoring LGBTQ history month. Her writing on art for popular audiences can be read on The Photographer’s Gallery blog, Furtherfield, Full Stop, and The Creator’s Project.

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