Geoffrey Batchen teaches art history at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He is the author of Burning with Desire: The Conception of Photography (1997) and Each Wild Idea: Writing, Photography, History (1999). His most recent book is Emanations: The Art of the Cameraless Photograph (2016).
David Campany is a writer, curator, and artist, working mainly with photography. He has written over two hundred essays and contributes to Frieze, Aperture, Source, and Tate Etc. His recent exhibition-and-book projects include A Handful of Dust (2017), The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip (2014) and Walker Evans: The Magazine Work (2014). He teaches at the University of Westminster, London.
Robert Leonard is Chief Curator at City Gallery Wellington, where his recent exhibitions include Viviane Sassen: Lexicon, Yvonne Todd: Creamy Psychology, Julian Dashper & Friends, Francis Upritchard: Jealous Saboteurs and Colin McCahon: On Going Out with the Tide. He curated Simon Denny: Secret Power as New Zealand’s pavilion for the 2015 Venice Biennale.