PhD Research Topics
Transformation of a Photographic Discourse in Post-Bubble Era Japan.
Between the 'Party flick' and the 'film-of-the-soul' : Documentary film practices in socialist and post-socialist Romania.
Copyright, Intermediating Technologies and the Future of the Music Industry
Cinematic Voyages: Critical Strategies for the Representation of Travel in Filmmaking Practice. Film practice based research
Higher Expectations - The New Towns Programme: Photography And The Critical Debate On The Urban Landscape And Town Planning Of Post-War In The UK. Photography practice based research
Journeys in and Beyond the City: Cinema in Calcutta, 1897-1939
Shattered: Contemporary Womens Stories Of Surviving Sexual Violence, Mediated Through Ceramic Material Metaphor. Ceramics practice based research. Completed 2007
The Cultural Impact of Music Reality Television
Complicity in Mediated Presence Video camera and screen as interface in video performance.
An Exploration Of The Ephemeral Aspect Of Kolam Drawings In South India
Identity Formation, Alternative Visions and Conflicting Discourses: Documentary production and the Palestinian community in Israel
Representing Women From The Middle East: From Orientalist Imagery To Contemporary Visual Arts
Modernising the Nation: Heading Westwards on Film Reels - Youth Subcultures and Identity Conflicts in Greek Popular Cinema (1955-1974)
Documenting and Dramatising the Subject in Hyper-reality: How ethnographic film and the fictive can interact to create new narratives
Reconsidering Aesthetics: Concepts and the Aesthetic in Kosuth, Greenberg and Kant. Completed 2006
Gender, Subjectivity and Feminist Art: The Work of Tracey Emin, Sam Taylor-Wood and Gillian Wearing. Completed 2007
Illusions for Life - On the importance of illusions for our life and the role of cinema in providing these illusions
Metamorphosis Of The Object Through The Photographic Still Life. Completed 2007
Queer Giving: An audio-visually guided shared ethnography of the Wotever Vision (2003-). Completed 2009
Music As An Image - An Analytical Psychology Approach To Music In General And Film-Music In Particular. Supported by music practice work in film music composition
Re-presenting Nature: An exploration into the representation of Nature in Contemporary Digital Art. Photography practice based research
British Black Musician in the Midlands Between 1975 And 1985.
Creating Imagined Worlds - Illusion and Reality in Trans-national Video
Re-locating Ceramics Art, Craft, Design? Practice-based, critical exploration of ceramics, which re-locates the discipline in the context of consumption, the home and the everyday. Completed 2007
Experience Of Abstract And Concrete Sounds In the Gallery environment. Practice based music and gallery project. Completed 2009
The Mobile-Mentary - Digital Documentaries And The New Visual Language. Film practice based research into the use of mobile phones to create a new documentary film form.
Representing Science: Towards An Alternative Science Documentary Film practice based research
Out of Order: An Exploration of the Nature and Significance of the Monstrous. Photography practice based research.
Staging Memories: Mise en Scne Imagined Cities in Photographic Practices.
Representing Modern China - A study on different forms of documentary film making in representing Modern China and Deng Xiaoping.