Stephen Bull is an artist, writer and lecturer based in Brighton.
He works with found photography (usually on the themes of celebrity and snapshots) and has exhibited at galleries including Tate Britain and The Photographers’ Gallery, London, and as part of the Brighton Photo Fringe 2010.
He is the author of Photography (Routledge 2010), is currently editing the Companion to Photography (Blackwell 2013), and has contributed chapters to books including Joachim Schmid: Photoworks 1982-2007 (Photoworks 2007 ed. John S Weber and Gordon MacDonald), Where Are The People: Contemporary Photographs of Belfast 2002-2010 (Belfast Exposed 2010, ed. Karen Downey) and Fifty Key Writers on Photography (Routledge 2012, ed. Mark Durden). He also writes for magazines such as Source: The Photographic Review and Photoworks.
Stephen is Course Leader for Photography at University for the Creative Arts, Farnham.
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