This a list of visiting speakers to this course – including the open lecture series, which is open to all students in the Department.


Parveen Adams

The London Consortium


Professor Homi Bhabha

Harvard University


David Brittain

Reader/researcher, University of Manchester – The complications of Photography


Professor Susan Buck-Morss

Cornell University


Professor Victor Burgin

Professor Emeritus of History of Consciousness at the University of California – Visible Cities


Rut Blees Luxemburg

Photographic artist


Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin

Photographic artists


Bruno Ceschel

Book Publisher, Self-Publish be Happy – The Importance of the Self Published Book


Mark Cousins

Architectural Association


Professor Elizabeth Cowie

University of Kent


Simona Dell Agli

Artquest – Social media what Artquest offers emerging artists


Dr. T.J. Demos

Writer and a lecturer in the Art History Department at University College London –  A Colonial Hauntology


Kate Edwards

Guardian Saturday Magazine, Picture Editor – The Guardian Magazine and picture editing


Jason Evans



Alwyn Gosford

Gettyimages Director of Motion content, London – Getty images as an agent and its motion content


Clare Grafik

Photographer’s Gallery, London – Curating Photography


Hiroko Hagiwara

University of Osaka


Professor Stuart Hall

Open University


Leonie Hampton

Photographer – On personal work


Mark Irving

Writer and art critic. Lectures at St Martin’s College of Art – Vatan (homeland)


Samantha Johnson

Penguin Books


Isaac Julian

Artist and filmmaker


Professor Karen Knorr

Photographer and Professor of Photography at University of the Creative Arts (Farnham) – India Song


Vanessa Kramer

Corbis, Director of editorial content – Corbis and the editorial market


Annette Kuhn

Senior Professorial Fellow, University of London


Darian Leader

Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research, London


Mark Lewis

Artist and filmmaker, Central Saint Martins


Gordon MacDonald

Publisher, Photoworks


Penny Martin

Editor, The Gentle Woman magazine


Edgar Martins


Simon Norfolk

Photographer – On Photography


Mark Lewis

Artist and filmmaker, Central Saint Martins


Gordon MacDonald

Publisher, Photoworks


Professor Kobena Mercer

Professor of  Art History & African American Studies, Yale University – Questioning the Cross-Cultural in Contemporary Art


Professor Laura Mulvey

Birkbeck, University of London


Mark Neville



Professor Michael Newman

Professor of Art, Goldsmiths College, London – John Stezaker and the Image


Uriel Orlow

Senior research fellow at University of Westminster – Re-awakening the Dead: the temporalities of the image


Chris Steele Perkins

Magnum, Photographer – On personal work


Hugh Pinney

Gettyimages, Vice President of Editorial – Current News Photography and How to Get Started


Sara Reza

Curator, Tate Modern


Professor Olivier Richon

Head of the Photography Department at the Royal College of Art Is Still Life Alive?


Hilary Roberts

Head Curator of Photographic content, Imperial War Museum – Women photographers working with conflict


Professor Irit Rogoff

Goldsmiths, University of London


Daniel Rubenstein

Head of the BA and MA Photography at London South Bank University – Photography in Crisis


Renata Salecl

Philosopher and sociologist, Institute of Criminology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

currently visiting professor at the London School of Economics – The Tyranny of Choice: People’s Anxieties


Professor Abigail Solomon-Godeau

University of California, Santa Barbara


Mark Lewis

Artist and filmmaker, Central Saint Martins


Professor Julian Stallabrass

Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London


Gwen Thomas

Managing Director, The Association of Photographers


Dr. Gilda Williams

Writer, critic and lecturer on the MA in curating at Goldsmiths – Making Monsters: Gothic Processes and Metaphors in Contemporary Art