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Scholarly biography

Rachel K Gillies is an artist, educator and writer. She is currently Course Leader of the BA(Hons) Photography degree at the University of Brighton. She previously held positions as Senior Lecturer in Photography and Electronic Arts and Course Co-ordinator of BA Photography at Dunedin School of Art, New Zealand. Her practice encompasses both visual and literary outputs and looks at contemporary photography in relation to technology and aesthetics.

 

Research interests

Rachel's research practice looks at technology and aesthetics in contemporary photography. Recent work includes the exhibition The Realm of Lost Virtualities exhibited at the Brighton Photo Fringe in 2014, and the chapter ‘Mobile Photography’ in the forthcoming (2019) Companion to Photography (Stephen Bull, ed.) Wiley and Blackwell.

Education/Academic qualification

Master, University of Brighton

Award Date: 30 Jul 2013

Otago Polytechnic

Award Date: 30 Jul 2008

Edinburgh Napier University

Award Date: 30 Jul 2002

Bachelor, Heriot-Watt University

Award Date: 30 Jul 2001

External positions

Board Trustee, Brighton Photo Fringe

20142016

Board Trustee, Blue Oyster Art Project Space

20062008

Senior Lecturer: Photography, Otago Polytechnic

20062012

Resources Manager, Stills: Scotland's Centre for Photography

20022005

Keywords

  • TR Photography
  • N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR

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