PhD Candidate

  • Princeton University
  • Department of Art and Archaeology

Carlos Kong is a PhD candidate in the Department of Art & Archaeology at Princeton. He received a BA in Comparative Literature and Classics at Cornell University, and pursued graduate studies in German Literature and Art History in Germany and the UK. His dissertation looks at queer performances of migration in contemporary art and film from Germany, Southeastern Europe, and Turkey. He also works as an art critic and curator.

Within Postclassicisms, Carlos presented a paper at Liquid Antiquity 2.0 (Athens, 2018) on afterlives of antiquity in narratives of political exile and migration in the work of the writer Peter Weiss and the artist Hiwa K.