Antigoni Memou profile

Dr Antigoni Memou

Course leader of BA Photography

Course leader

Department of Architecture & Visual Arts , School Of Arts And Creative Industries

Dr Antigoni Memou is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Architecture and Visual Arts. After a first degree in Archaeology and Art History at the University of Athens (Greece), she completed her MA in Modern and Contemporary Art at Winchester School of Art (University of Southampton) and her PhD at the Courtauld Institute of Art. She has previously taught at the Courtauld Institute of Art, at Nottingham Trent University and in the MA programmes in Photography and Contemporary Art at the Sotheby's Institute of Art in London.

Areas Of Interest

  • The history and theory of photography
  • Documentary and photojournalism
  • Socially engaged art practices
  • Archives and visual memory
  • Art institutions and critical curatorial practices
  • New technologies in art, globalisation and digital culture
  • Social movements, environmentalism and visual activism
  • Latin American art
  • Migration, refugee crisis and visual culture
  • Postcolonial and critical theory


The last four years of publications can be viewed below. 

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