Antigoni Memou (PhD, Courtauld Institute of Art, MA University of Southampton) is Senior Lecturer in Visual Theories at the School of Arts and Digital Industries at the University of East London. She has previously taught in the MA in Photography at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art, and at the Courtauld Institute of Art. Her research focuses on history and theory of photography and global contemporary art.
She is particularly interested in contemporary photographic practices from Latin America and in the interrelationship of contemporary photography with politics and ecology. She has published in the journals Third Text, Philosophy of Photography and Photographies and she has contributed to the edited collection Photography: the Whole Story (Thames and Hubson, 2012). Her book Photography and Social Movements: From the Globalisation of the Movement (1968) to the Movement Against Globalisation (2001) is to be published by Manchester University Press in 2013.