Guy Moreton, Associate Professor

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Guy Moreton is Associate Professor of photography and creative practice research in the School of Art, Design and Fashion at Solent University, Southampton.

His research engages with the cultural histories and representation of landscape, place, memory, hauntology and ruination in literature, art and philosophy. He is co-author, with Alec Finlay and Michael Nedo of Ludwig Wittgenstein – There Where You Are Not (Black Dog Publishing London) and his practice-led research has been published, presented and exhibited widely in the UK and internationally, notably in the 2018 Venice Biennale at the Fondazione Prada, and the Neubauer Collegium, University of Chicago in 2019.

His photographs are represented in major public museum and art gallery collections, including the Fondazione Prada Milan, Italy; Southampton City Art Gallery (acquired with support of The Art Fund and the David and Liza Brown Bequest); Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Carlisle (acquired with the support of The Contemporary Art Society); the University of Dundee Centre for Artist Books, and the University of Southampton.

Education/Academic qualification


Master, Norwich University of the Arts

Bachelor, University of the Creative Arts

External positions

External Examiner, MA & MFA Photography, University of Plymouth

1 Feb 201831 Dec 2021

External Reviewer, Academic Promotions, University of Plymouth

30 Jan 201812 Mar 2018

External Examiner, University of Kent

1 Sep 201731 Aug 2021

External Reviewer, Academic Promotions, University of Plymouth

28 Feb 201717 Mar 2017

External Examiner, Roehampton University

1 Sep 20151 Sep 2019

External Panel Adviser, University of Essex

14 Mar 2014

External Examiner, University of Brighton

1 Sep 20131 Sep 2017

External Panel Adviser, University of Cumbria

15 Apr 2013

External Panel Adviser, University of Plymouth

20 Mar 2013

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Research Output 1999 2019

Edward Woodman: The Documentation of Contemporary British Art in Transition, 18 January 2019, convened by Art360 Foundation and The John Hansard Gallery.

Moreton, G., 18 Jan 2019, Edward Woodman: Space, Light and Time Conference organised by the Art 360 Foundation London with The John Hansard Gallery Southampton.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Published conference proceedingConference contribution

John Hansard Gallery
British Art
Gallery Director

Hutopia, Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, The University of Chicago

Moreton, G., 25 Apr 2019

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition


Machines à Penser: Fondazione Prada, Venice. The Venice Biennale

Moreton, G., 25 May 2018

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

Venice Biennale
Miuccia Prada
Turner Prize
Alec Finlay

Machines à Penser: Fondazione Prada, Milan

Moreton, G. & Roelstraete, D., 1 Jun 2018, 1 ed. Milan: Fondazione Prada. 546 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Ludwig Wittgenstein
Martin Heidegger
Miuccia Prada
Photographer's Gallery
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Barbara Hepworth