“There is nothing left to photograph”
Wednesday 29 May, 6.30pm
Fire Island, 25 Westgate Street, Cardiff CF10 1DD
Speaker: Daniel C Blight
A series of free evening events will be held in the city, each dedicated to one of the Platform themes and led by prominent artists and thinkers. There will be space for discussion and reflection in an informal setting.
Daniel Campbell Blight is a writer and curator based in London with a specific interest in the history and theory of photography and cultural and media studies. He currently works in the education department at The Photographers’ Gallery and was previously the Curatorial Director of Hotshoe Gallery (2009-2011) and a curator at Fulham Palace Gallery for the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham (2007-2010). He has given lectures, tutorials, seminars and dissertation supervision at UK and international universities including the Royal College of Art, the University of Brighton, London College of Communication, the University of Copenhagen and the Estonian Academy of Arts. He has contributed to several publications including 1000 Words Photography, The Guardian, Notes on Metamodernism, Philosophy of Photography and Source. He holds an MPhil from the department of Communication Art and Design, Royal College of Art and a BA in Sound Arts and Design from the London College of Communication, University of the Arts London.