Fabio Cleto teaches Cultural History and English Literature at the University of Bergamo. His research interests include the history of the present, visual culture, queer theory, politics of representation and transmediality. Among his published books: “Camp:Queer Aesthetics and the Performing Subject” (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1999), “Percorsi del dissenso nel secondo Ottocento britannico” (Genova: ECIG, 2001), “PopCamp” (2 voll., Milan: Marcos y Marcos, 2008), “Opale violetto verdeoro” (Genova: ECIG, 2012), “Intrigo internazionale. Pop, chic, spie degli anni Sessanta” (Milan: ilSaggiatore, 2013), “Fuori scena. Gli anni Zero e l’economia dell’osceno” (Genova: ECIG, 2014), and “Tempo di serie. La temporalità nella narrazione seriale” (with Francesca Pasquali, Milan: Unicopli, 2018). He has written for cinema, radio, television, newspapers and the web, edited book series and organized cultural festivals. In 2019 his work inspired the exhibition “Camp: Notes on Fashion” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and its respective Met Gala.