Altair Brandon-Salmon

M.St., Christ Church, University of Oxford, 2019
B.A. (Hons), Wadham College, University of Oxford, 2018
Graduation Year

Altair Brandon-Salmon is writing a dissertation on how ruins shaped London during the late twentieth century, structuring its Brutalist architecture, avant-garde art, and creating spaces for alternative ways of life. He is working with Professor Alexander Nemerov to explore history, memory, and mortality.

Brandon-Salmon has been the assistant curator at Campion Hall, University of Oxford, and a development consultant at Castle Blatna, Czech Republic. His writing has appeared in AmericaCommonweal, and Public Seminar. His fiction has been published by The Isis and the Oxford Review of Books.

Selected Articles:

'The Radicalism of the Frick Madison'Public Seminar (13 September 2021).

'Square Life', Oxford Review of Books, 5/2 (Spring 2021).

'Capturing Obscurity', Oxford Review of Books, 5/1 (Autumn 2020).

'London's Memorial Church Ruins', Commonweal, 146/13 (9 August 2019).

'Martin D'Arcy and the Art of English Catholicism', America, 220/2 (21 January 2019).