Julian Stallabrass is a writer, photographer, broadcaster, curator and lecturer. He is Professor in art history at the Courtauld Institute of Art, and is the author of Killing for Show: Photography, War and the Media in Vietnam and Iraq, Rowman and Littlefield, 2020, Art Incorporated, Oxford University Press 2004, Internet Art: The Online Clash Between Culture and Commerce, Tate Publishing, London 2003; Paris Pictured, Royal Academy of Arts, London 2002; High Art Lite: British Art in the 1990s, Verso, London 1999 and Gargantua: Manufactured Mass Culture, Verso, London 1996.
H is also is the co-editor of Ground Control: Technology and Utopia, Black Dog Publishing, London 1997, Occupational Hazard: Critical Writing on Recent British Art, Black Dog Publishing, London 1998, and Locus Solus: Technology, Identity and Site in Contemporary Art, Black Dog Publishing, London 1999. He has written art criticism regularly for publications which include the London Review of Books, Art Monthly and the New Statesman. He is an editorial board member of New Left Review.
He curated the 2008 Brighton Photo Biennial, ‘Memory of Fire: Images of War and the War of Images’. In 2013 his edited reader Documentary for the MIT/ Whitechapel Documents of Contemporary Art appeared; also his edited book based on the Brighton Biennial, Memory of Fire, published by Photoworks, Brighton.
He has also made online TV programmes about aspects of modern and contemporary art for Tariq Ali TV in the series 'Rear Window'.