Sunil Manghani is reader in critical and cultural theory and director of doctoral research at the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. He is an associate editor for Theory Culture & Society and an editorial board member for the Journal of Contemporary Painting. He is the author of Image Studies: Theory and Practice (Routledge, 2013) and Image Critique & the Fall of the Berlin Wall (Intellect, 2008); co-author of Barthes/Burgin (Edinburgh University Press, 2016); editor of the fourvolume anthology Images: Critical and Primary Sources (Bloomsbury, 2013); and co-editor of Images: A Reader (Sage, 2006), an anthology of writings on the image from Plato to the present, and Painting: Critical and Primary Sources (Bloomsbury, 2015). He is also co-editor of Farewell to Visual Studies? (Penn State University Press, 2015), which is the final volume in the Stone Summer Theory Institute series, produced by School of the Art Institute of Chicago.