Susan Bright is a writer and curator. She currently works as a consultant for Sotheby's Institute, London, on their forthcoming MA in the History of Photography. She regularly gives talks and lectures at galleries including the V&A and the National Portrait Gallery and is a course leader at Tate Modern. She previously worked as Assistant Curator of Photographs at the National Portrait Gallery and as curator at the Association of Photographers. Susan has curated a wide variety of photography exhibitions and writes for a number of journals and magazines including Source, Tema Celeste and Contemporary. Her first book, Art Photography Now, was published by Thames & Hudson in Autumn 2005 and has been translated into five languages. She recently programmed a series of National conferences around the history of British Photography and is currently working on an event in Olso to bring together leading practitioners, writers and theorists to discuss the role of video in photographic practice. Current curatorial projects include exhibitions for The London Library (2006), Fotofreo (2006) and the National Portrait Gallery (2007).