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Junko Theresa Mikuriya, Eight hours of sleep, 12:30am – 8:30am Hong Kong, 2007

Junko Theresa Mikuriya

Junko Theresa Mikuriya is Senior Lecturer in Photography at the London School of Film, Media and Design, University of West London. She has more than two decades of experience as a freelance photographer in the fashion and music industries, specializing in album covers and fashion editorial work in Asia and Europe, including Taipei, Hong Kong and London. She has a PhD in Cultural Studies from Goldsmiths, University of London and a Maîtrise en Lettres modernes (MA in Modern Literature) from the University of Paris IV, Sorbonne. She is the author of A History of Light: The Idea of Photography (Bloomsbury 2016), a book that investigates the relation between photography, light and philosophy.