Stephen Cornford is a media artist and researcher whose current work is concerned with the toxicity of digital media and relationships between planetary and photographic space. He is Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Winchester School of Art. His work has been exhibited internationally for the last 15 years in venues including ZKM Karlsruhe, ICC Tokyo, Haus der Electronische Kunst Basel and the Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki. His writing has been published in the Journal of Visual Culture and Cultural Politics. His forthcoming artist monograph Petrified Media will be published in 2023 by The Eriskay Connection.