madison moore is a cultural critic, DJ and performance-maker. His work touches pop culture, queer studies, nightlife, sound, media, visual culture and contemporary art, and blurs the lines between scholarship and artistic practice.
madison holds a ph.d. in American Studies from Yale University and is currently an erc-funded researcher in 'modern moves' in the department of english at King's College London, where he is also the director of the queer@king's research centre.
madison's scholarly and popular writing has been published in the Creators Project, Splice Today, Thought Catalog, Out, Aperture, Interview, Art in America, Theater, the Journal of Popular Music Studies, Dancecult: the Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture and the Cambridge Companion to the Singer-songwriter. He has given invited lectures, held residencies and performed at universities, art galleries and nightclubs around the world, including King's College London, the University of Oxford, Virginia Commonwealth University, the University of St. Andrews, University College London, Reed College, the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Cuny Graduate Center, The Barbican, East Bloc (London), Elektrowerkz (London) and Performance Space Sydney.
madison is the author of the theory of the fabulous class: creativity at the margins, forthcoming from Yale University Press in Spring 2018.