Writer. Currently working on contemporary art, urban politics, urban histories; American cities, African cities, the American South. Recipient of a 2018 Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. Faculty, MFA Art Writing program at SVA.

Contributor, The New York Times (recent work: here and here)

Contributor, The Village Voice

Contributor, Popula

Contributor, Artforum

Contributor, The Guardian

Also published at Al-Jazeera, The Atlantic, Even, Foreign Policy, HyperallergicThe Intercept, The New Yorker, Quartz and more.

Previously with The Boston Globe (freelance music/arts writer, 2004-2017), WNYC New York Public Radio (staff culture reporter, 2006-2009).


running thoughts: twitter
visual notes: instagram
ideas & intimacies: tinyletter
contact: siddharthamitter@gmail.com