Dr Nicole Kalms
Dr Nicole Kalms is the founding director of the XYX Lab in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Monash University. The XYX Lab leads national research in urban space and gender. As director, Dr Kalms is investigating significant research projects which examine sexual violence in urban space. Dr Kalms’ monograph Hypersexual City: The Provocation of Soft-Core Urbanism (Routledge, 2017) examines sexualized representation and precincts in neoliberal cities. Dr Nicole Kalms and XYX Lab member Dr Gene Bawden exhibited Just So F**king Beautiful at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale Time–Space–Existence exhibition.
Dr Kalms regularly writes for a diverse non-academic audience, and is frequently invited to speak to the public about sexuality and urban space at major national and international cultural institutions.
Dr Nicole Kalms.