Arthur Ou is an artist and writer based in New York City. He is assistant professor of photography in the School of Art, Media, and Technology at Parsons The New School for Design. He has exhibited internationally, most recently in “Images that Speak” at the Presentation House in Vancouver, Canada, and “One Torino,” in Turin, Italy. His work has been featured in publications including Aperture, Blind Spot, Art in America, and The Photograph as Contemporary Art (Thames & Hudson). His work is featured in the new book, The Beauty of a Social Problem: Photography, Autonomy, Economy (University of Chicago Press, June 2015), by Walter Benn Michaels.