Kimberly Mair


  • Kimberly Mair University of Lethbridge

Author Biography

Kimberly Mair, University of Lethbridge

Kimberly Mair is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Lethbridge. Her research is primarily concerned with the aesthetics of communication, social theory, and critique of biopolitics. Her book Guerrilla Aesthetics: Art, Memory, and the West German Urban Guerrilla (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016) emphasizes the sensorial aspects of 1970s guerrilla communications and their reverberations in artistic practice. Mair is currently writing about the activities of Mass Observation, an organization that studied mass feelings, beliefs, and behaviours in the 1930s and 40s and did some of this work under contract with Britain’s Ministry of Information during the Second World War. Recreationally, Mair is interested in real and imagined organizations, secret operations, spies and other covert actors, ciphers, and obscure documents and artifacts.




How to Cite

Mair, K. (2021). Kimberly Mair. Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies, 12(1), 51–53. Retrieved from