Nana Last is Associate Professor at the University of Virginia School of Architecture where she teaches courses in architecture theory and design. She received a Ph. D. in Architecture and Art: History, Theory and Criticism from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and holds a Masters degree in Architecture from Harvard University. Her research is concerned with issues in contemporary architecture theory and practice as well as relations between architecture, art, philosophy and cultural studies. She has published essays in journals including: Any, Assemblage, Harvard Design Magazine, Thresholds, Praxis, Art Journal and Visual Resources. Her work is included in a number of anthologies including Theory in Contemporary Art since 1985, "Architecture, Language, Critique: Around Paul Engelmann" and “Text zum Werk von Thomas Struth”. Her book: Wittgenstein's House: Language, Space and Architecture (2008) was published by Fordham University Press. She is currently completing a manuscript entitled: “From Both Sides: Thomas Struth, Architecture and Photography” and is continuing work on the topic of “fluidity”.