Dr. Wes Hill is an art historian, art critic and curator who lectures in art history and visual culture at Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia. Specialty research areas include contemporary art, the folkloric, the hipster, and the nature and representation of criticality in cultural practice. He is regularly published in visual art magazines and journals such as Artforum, Frieze, Broadsheet, Eyeline and Art and Australia. Curated exhibitions include This is what I do (Metro Arts, Brisbane, and Contemporary Art Spaces Tasmania, Hobart), and Speech Acts (University of Technology, Sydney).
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Art history, visual culture studies, contemporary art, critical practice, the folkloric, connoisseurship, the hipster, ethics in art.