Robin Wilson, Ph.D

Instructor, London Center

Robin Wilson completed a PhD at the Bartlett School of Architecture in 2006. He is a London-based critic and curator of art and architecture, and is a teaching fellow at the Bartlett and visiting lecturer at the Bristol and Nottingham schools of architecture. He contributes regularly to architectural journals, such as The Architects’ Journal and Blueprint on issues of art, architecture and landscape. His recent projects include ‘Dark Season Botany’ (Copenhagen Botanical Gardens and the Museum of Garden History, London), a collaborative project documenting urban vegetation in Copenhagen; and he is co-author of Calais Vu Par, a book based on a documentation of the urban terrain of Calais published by the Museum of Calais.

Robin has recently published The Political Unconscious of Architecture(Ashgate, 2011). Edited by Nadir Lahiji and bringing together a team of leading scholars including Slavoj Žižek, Joan Ockman, Jane Rendell, Kojin Karatani, and Robin Wilson this book critically examines the important contribution made by Jameson to the radical critique of architecture and urbanism, highlighting its continued importance to contemporary architecture discourse.