Amelia Groom


Amelia Groom is a writer and art historian. She works and lives in Madison, USA

Amelia Groom's recent texts have been on lichen; dust; pareidolia; glitter; soil; Dolly Parton and anti-work politics; ventriloquism; vibrations; and cats. Together with M. Ty, she co-authored an essay about rust.

She is interested in the politics of time – from decolonial, queer, feminist, crip and anticapitalist perspectives – and in 2021-2022 she co-edited (together with Rachael Rakes) No Linear Fucking Time, a special issue of the online journal "Prospections" for BAK, basis voor actuele kunst.

From 2018-2020, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at ICI Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry. She has taught theory and writing at the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam since 2015. From 2021-2022, she was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. Her book Beverly Buchanan: Marsh Ruins was published in 2021, as part of the Afterall One Work series. She is currently working on a collection of essays about gossip and queer-feminist epistemologies