Charlotte Cotton

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Charlotte Cotton is an independent photography curator and writer. She has held positions including head of the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, head of programming at the Photographers' Gallery, creative director at the National Media Museum, curator of photography at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and curator in Residence at Metabolic Studio at Los Angeles, where she participated in a program celebrating the legacy of the Woman's Building, founded by Judy Chicago, Sheila Levrant de Bretteville and Arlene Raven.

Cotton has curated a number of exhibitions on contemporary photography and her publications include The Photograph as Contemporary Art, Imperfect Beauty, Then Things Went Quiet, Guy Bourdin, and Photography is Magic. She is also the founder of wordswithoutpictures.org (2008-9) and eitherand.org (2012). Words Without Pictures was published as a print and eBook by Aperture in 2010.

Charlotte Cotton is an independent photography curator and writer. She has held positions including head of the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, head of programming at the Photographers' Gallery, creative director at the National Media Museum, curator of photography at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and curator in Residence at Metabolic Studio at Los Angeles, where she participated in a program celebrating the legacy of the Woman's Building, founded by Judy Chicago, Sheila Levrant de Bretteville and Arlene Raven.

Cotton has curated a number of exhibitions on contemporary photography and her publications include The Photograph as Contemporary Art, Imperfect Beauty, Then Things Went Quiet, Guy Bourdin, and Photography is Magic. She is also the founder of wordswithoutpictures.org (2008-9) and eitherand.org (2012). Words Without Pictures was published as a print and eBook by Aperture in 2010.

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