David Grinly lectures in Research, Theory and Critical/Contextual studies from NC to Degree level, with a focus on photography and philosophy. He graduated with a BA (Hons) in Time Based Art and an MSc in Electronic Imaging from the University of Dundee in 2005. He has also worked as a curator at Stills Centre for Photography, curating exhibitions of work by James Casebere, Caroline Douglas, Morwenna Kearsely and Evan Thomas. He also lectures at Stills covering photographic practice and courses on the history of photography. An exhibition of his work, ‘Alva’, opened in Stills in 2013. He has self-published a number of artist’s books and writings. His personal research focuses on historical and contemporary-continental aesthetics, and the post-medium development of the photographic vernacular.