Arthur Ou is an artist and writer based in New York City and is an agent of the Hillman Photography Initiative. 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 Photography Is Magic!, part of the 2012 Daegu Photography Biennial in Daegu, Korea, curated by Charlotte Cotton. His work has also been included in exhibitions in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, London, Vancouver, Innsbruck, Berlin, Dresden, and Beijing.
His work has been featured in publications including Aperture, Blind Spot, Art On Paper, North Drive Press, Art in America, and The Photograph as Contemporary Art, second edition (Thames & Hudson). He has published critical texts in Aperture, Afterall.org, Artforum.com, Bidoun, Fantom, Foam, Words without Pictures, and X-Tra. He holds an MFA from the Yale University School of Art, and a BFA from Parsons School of Design.