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Daniel C. Blight (b. 1983) is a writer based in London. He is lecturer in Historical & Critical Studies in Photography, School of Media, University of Brighton; visiting tutor in Critical & Historical Studies, School of Arts & Humanities, Royal College of Art and an editor at The Photographers’ Gallery.

His writing – which ranges from fiction and poetry to various forms of the essay – has been published by 1000 Words, Aperture, American Suburb X, Foam, frieze, The Guardian, Notes on Metamodernism, Philosophy of Photography, Photoworks and Source. He has also contributed writing to artist’s books, gallery and museum publications in the UK and internationally, including the Art Museum of Estonia; Manchester Art Gallery; MOANA, Perth, Australia and UCL Art Museum. In 2018 he was shortlisted for the School of Visual Arts New York prize for critical writing on photography.