Brian Dillon

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Brian Dillon is a freelance writer and critic. He is the editor of RUINS (Whitechapel Gallery/MIT Press, 2011) and author of THE GREAT EXPLOSION (Penguin, 2015), OBJECTS IN THIS MIRROR (Sternberg Press, 2014), I AM SITTING IN A ROOM (Cabinet, 2011), SANCTUARY (Sternberg Press, 2011), TORMENTED HOPE: NINE HYPOCHONDRIAC LIVES (Penguin, 2009), which was shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize, and IN THE DARK ROOM (Penguin, 2015) which won the Irish Book Award for non-fiction. Dillon writes regularly on art, books and culture for the Guardian, the London Review of Books, the Irish Times, Artforum and frieze. He is Tutor in Critical Writing at the Royal College of Art and UK editor of Cabinet, a quarterly of art and culture based in New York.

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