Collodion Tintype by Andy Martin

The majority of my academic writing focuses on the history of photography, including  “Family Expressions of Pain in Postmortem Portraiture” and “The Faceless Portrait: Anonymity and Identity in Andres Serrano’s The Morgue”. This extends to Medical Photography, its history and uses.  My expertise in thanatology led me to consult on academic journals and the Corpse Project paper.

My doctoral thesis,“Visible Care: Nan Goldin and Andres Serrano’s Post-mortem Photography”, is available through the Birkbeck library.

As a critic, I have been privileged to write for Avalanche, Ayyam Projects’ print magazine, and Photomonitor.  I have also written for the Oxford Dictionary of Art.