Since 1991, Mark Sealy has served as director of Autograph ABP, the Association of Black Photographers, based in Shoreditch, London. He has written for a number of international photography publications, including Foam Magazine (Amsterdam), Aperture (New York), and in 2002, published Different, a book project focused on photography and identity. Sealy is currently a PhD candidate at Durham University, England. His research and curatorial practice focus on photography and cultural violence. Lectures in Photography are co-presented by the MoCP and the Department of Photography at Columbia College Chicago.