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.
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.
Master, University of Brighton
Award Date: 30 Jul 2013
Award Date: 30 Jul 2008
Edinburgh Napier University
Award Date: 30 Jul 2002
Bachelor, Heriot-Watt University
Award Date: 30 Jul 2001
Board Trustee, Brighton Photo Fringe2014 → 2016
Board Trustee, Blue Oyster Art Project Space2006 → 2008
Senior Lecturer: Photography, Otago Polytechnic2006 → 2012
Resources Manager, Stills: Scotland's Centre for Photography2002 → 2005
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