Tacita Dean is among the most sophisticated artists working in Britain and possesses a truly international audience. Originally trained as a painter, she was selected to participate in 50th Venice Biennale (2003) and was nominated for the Turner prize in 1988. This is a monograph on the work of this artist.
Jean-Christophe Royoux is a Paris-based critic and art historian whose writing centres on artists who work with the moving image. The founder of the artistic production agency Histoires Paralleles, he is well known for his theoretical texts exploring the work of Marcel Broodthaers, James Coleman, Stan Douglas and Pierre Huyghe. Exhibitions Royoux has curated include 'Off-Screen ou les miroirs du sujet' and 'Radio Dramas: In the Labyrinth of Visual Voices'. Marina Warner writes fiction, criticism, and cultural history. She has contributed to numerous catalogues and curated several exhibitions, including 'Only Make-Believe: Ways of Playing' at Compton Verney in Warwickshire, UK (2005). Her most recent book is Figuring the Soul: Spirits in the Media Age. She is Professor of Literature, Theatre and Film Studies at the University of Essex. Germaine Greer is a noted intellectual, feminist and public speaker. Raised in Australia and educated in England, Greer has written books on literature, art and society, most famously The Female Eunuch (1970).