David Campany is a writer, curator and artist, working mainly with photography.
This website is an archive of David’s published writings, with information about curatorial projects.
His books include A Handful of Dust (2015), The Open Road: photographic road trips across America (2014), Walker Evans: the magazine work (2014), Gasoline (2013), Jeff Wall: Picture for Women (2010), Photography and Cinema (2008) and Art and Photography (2003). He also writes for Frieze, Aperture, Art Review, FOAM, Source, Photoworks and Tate magazine.
Recent curatorial projects include Dust (Le Bal, Paris, 2015) Walker Evans: anonymous (Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles, France, 2015), Lewis Baltz: Common Objects (Le Bal, Paris 2014), Victor Burgin: A Sense of Place (AmbikaP3 London, 2013), Mark Neville: Deeds Not Words (The Photographers’ Gallery London, 2013) and Anonymes: Unnamed America in Photography and Film (Le Bal Paris, 2010).
David has a Phd and teaches at the University of Westminster, London.
For his writing, David has received the ICP Infinity Award, the Kraszna-Krauss Book Award, the Alice Award, a Deutscher Fotobuchpreis, and the Royal Photographic Society’s award for writing.