MALCOLM LIGHTNER is a photographer who works and resides in New York. Born in 1969 in Naples, Florida, he is a fourth generation native Floridian. Malcolm has been the recipient of numerous awards and grants and his work has been featured in a range of prominent exhibitions including Art + Commerce Emerging Photographers and the New York Photo Festival. Malcolm’s photography is included in the permanent photography collections at the Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach, Florida. His work has appeared in Stern, Topic, The Oxford American, Dazed & Confused, Vice, Wired, Slate, The View, The Atlantic, Dear Dave, Aint-Bad and Life, among other publications. PowerHouse Books recently published his first monograph, Mile O’ Mud: The Culture of Swamp Buggy Racing. Malcolm is a member of the photography faculty at the School of Visual Arts in New York City since 2002.