Max Houghton

Photograph of Max Houghton, Course Leader for MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography, standing in front of Elephant and Castle tube station.
Image © Stephanie Smith

Max Houghton is the Course Leader for MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography and a Senior Lecturer in photography at London College of Communication.

Max edited eight magazines for six years, and now regularly contributes to the international arts press. She has curated photographic exhibitions in London, Brighton and New York and speaks regularly at talks and symposia about the documentary image.

Her first book, Firecrackers - Female Photographers Now, co-authored with Fiona Rogers, was published by Thames & Hudson in 2017. Max is also a scholarship doctoral candidate in the Faculty of Laws at University College London (UCL).


Thames and Hudson - Firecrackers podcast
Photography and the Archive Research Centre profile