Jamie Hilder is a Los Angeles and Vancouver-based artist whose practice engages with issues surrounding economics, information, and urbanism. He completed his PhD in English at the University of British Columbia in 2010, where he wrote a dissertation on the International Concrete Poetry Movement’s relationship to an emerging global imaginary around the middle of the 20th century. He is currently a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellow in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he is pursuing a project that draws connections between post-1970 economic theory and aesthetics. His visual work has been exhibited and published in North America and England. His critical writing has appeared in Contemporary Literature, Fillip, Yishu: Contemporary Chinese Art, Critical Survey, and in the recent edition of Rodney Graham’s The System of Landor’s Cottage: A Pendant to Poe’s Last Story.