Stephen Wright (born 1963) is a theorist, writer, curator, and independent researcher invested in theoretical alternatives to the current capitalist framework of the contemporary art world. Wright’s projects investigate the use-value of art in society, focusing on collective work that exists beyond objects, authorship, and spectatorship. Wright’s curated projects include: Rumour as Media, Akbank Sanat, Istanbul, 2006; Dataesthetics, Gallery Nova, Zagreb, 2006; In Absentia, Centre d’Art Passerelle, Brest, 2005; and The Future of the Reciprocal Readymade, Apexart, New York, 2004. He is on the editorial advisory committee of the journal Third Text and has held positions as Programme Director at the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris, Paris and corresponding editor of Parachute magazine. Wright lives and works in Paris.