Damon Stanek | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Damon Stanek

Portrait of Damon Stanek


Adjunct Faculty
MPhil, City University of New York Graduate Center; MA, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Damon Stanek is an art historian specializing in contemporary art and theory, photography, and cinema studies. He has taught at a number of colleges and universities including Parson's the New School for Design and CUNY City College.

Stanek's writing has been published in Art in AmericaAfterimage, and InReview. Currently, his ongoing research, entitled "Seeing the Light," discusses the emergence of projected images in museum and gallery spaces and examines the modes of circulation for artists' films and videos. He is currently in the process of editing a documentary film about the political economy of creative musicians entitled No Place Left to Play.