Amelia Barikin is a writer and contemporary art historian currently living in Brisbane, Australia. Her research interests include time-based contemporary art, historiography, topology, anarchitecture, music machines, event horizons, found sound, situations, terrariums, 1968, 2001, reconstructions, chronophobia, science fiction, psychotropicalism, utopias, non-sites, heterotopias, and philosophies of time. She has worked on numerous exhibitions and arts projects both independently and with broader cultural organisations such as ACMI, Experimenta, TekniKunst, un Magazine, Bus Projects, Craft Victoria, and Liquid Architecture. Amelia completed her Art History PhD at the University of Melbourne. She is currently researching the intersection of art and science fiction at the University of Queensland where she also teaches. Her book Parallel Presents: The Art of Pierre Huyghe was published by MIT Press in 2012. Her co-edited anthology Making Worlds: Art and Science Fiction was published by Surpllus in 2013. In 2015, Barikin co-curated 'Pierre Huyghe: TarraWarra International 2015' with Victoria Lynn at TarraWarra Museum of Art, Australia. In 2018, Barikin co-edited the book Tom Nicholson: Lines Towards Another with Helen Hughes (Sternberg Press), and co-curated the exhibition 'Robert Smithson: Time Crystals' with Chris McAuliffe for the University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane (10 March - 8 July) and Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne (21 July - 22 September).