Thomas Campbell is a resident of Saint Petersburg and a graduate student at Yale University. His interests include contemporary Russian art, Russian cinema, Petersburg counterculture, and Russian leftist movements. He has been involved, as a translator, writer, and curator, in dozens of collaborations with Petersburg artists. He has published articles on Joseph Brodsky, Alexander Herzen and Tom Stoppard, underground filmmakers Yevgeny Yufit and Yevgeny Kondratiev, neoacademism and necrorealism, Jacques Rancière, and the Russian blockbuster Day Watch. He is also the co-author (with Igor Khadikov) of Kniga vecherinok (The Party Book, 1996/2007).