Dept of History of Art | Staff | Associate lecturers | Dr Nickolas Lambrianou
Document Actions

Dr Nickolas Lambrianou

Nickolas is a lecturer and writer specialising in critical theory, philosophy and the history and theory of modern art. He has taught at a number of institutions including Birkbeck, University of the Arts, London and Tate Modern. Nickolas trained as a fine artist at Liverpool John Moores University and went on to complete his MA in Philosophy at the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (Middlesex University). He completed his PhD at The London Consortium (University of London/Tate/ICA/Architectural Association).


Nickolas has contributed to a variety of academic and non-academic publications, including Mute, Radical Philosophy and Contemporary.

Publications include:

  • 'The Subject of Immigration' in Witness: Memory, Representation and the Media in Question edited by Ulrik Ekman and Frederik Tygstrup (Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, University of Copenhagen 2008).

Research interests

  • Critical discourses of the avant-garde, 1830 onwards
  • Theories and debates in contemporary art and exhibition practices
  • Repetition as an aesthetic and conceptual category in modern art
  • Critical history of location, architecture and monument
  • Theory and development of critical art history in the 19th and 20th Centuries