Biography




Photo: Mikael Gregorsky

Daniel C. Blight is a writer based in London. He works on various forms of the essay, fiction and poetry, and has been published by 1000 Words, Aperture, Foam, frieze, The Guardian, Notes on Metamodernism, Philosophy of Photography, Photoworks, Vogue Italia, Manchester Art Gallery, UCL Art Museum, Art Museum of Estonia, FOMU Belgium and the Australian Centre for Photography. His writing has been translated into Chinese, Dutch, Estonian, French and Russian.

In 2018 he was shortlisted for the School of Visual Arts New York prize for critical writing on photography. His first book, The Image of Whiteness: Contemporary Photography and Racialization, was co-published by SPBH Editions and Art on the Underground in September 2019.

He is lecturer in Historical & Critical Studies in Photography, School of Media, University of Brighton, and has been visiting lecturer at Camberwell College of Arts, Coventry University, Royal College of Art, University of Copenhagen, University of Oxford and Yale University. For information on scholarly work and activities, see here.