Arts & Humanities PhD Candidate
The Centre of Photographic History and Theory, Birkbeck School of Arts, University of London (upgrade 2018, expected completion 2019)
Visualising Home: Families across borders
2017 Representing Home 2, Conflict and or Belonging, thinking with stories and images. University of Lisbon (Journal article imminent)
2017 A Sense of Place, ‘Test Beds’, University of Bedfordshire (Book chapter imminent)
2017 Visualising Home. University of Cumbria
Studio Cartographies: Auto-ethnography as a research methodology
2017 JAIPUR photography festival of photography and wanderlust
Re-imagined communities: understanding the visual habitus of transcultural photographs
2017 Format photography festival: symposium Under the Dark Cloth , Derby.
2016 International Conference of Photography and Theory (ICPT16), Nicosia, Cyprus.
2016 Research seminar, the Photographic History Research Centre (PHRC) De Montfort University, Leicester.
2016 Transvisuality conference Lisbon consortium, VI Lisbon Summer School for the study of Culture.
2016 Christ Church Canterbury University MeCCSA annual conference on communities
Archives of the future
2013 Visualising Histories Symposium, University of West England
2018 Commissioned to be part of the @209women in politics project, as part of the women in photography, Leverhulme funded photography project documenting the 209 British female MPs. DUe o be exhibited in Westminster and the Open Eye Gallery 2018/19.
2018 Transnational instagram takeover, women in photography
2017 Untouched Copy, site specific intervention and conference panelist at JAIPUR photography festival, India. Reviewed BJP February 2017.
Untouched Copy, featured on Lens Culture, Photoworks, here on the web and Fotografi, Number 4. 36-41, Norway.
2014 The emotional life of Transcultural photographs, in Doh Mix me up Diaspora in Art and Identity, Leverhulme funded group exhibition/event. Oxford Diaspora Program Old Fire station, Oxford and 2015 subsequent publication
2011 In conversation with Goodness and Lady Silver, in Goldsmiths MAVIS Graduating films, The Horse Museum, London.
2009 Untouched Copy, in Projected Landscapes. Architects Association, London.
2018 Organised and speaker at Family Ties Network: Transnational Family, Research Seminar, Coventry University
2018 National School of Art, Bucharest, Romania
2017-18 MA Media Culture and Communication, Coventry University
2017 Visual Arts Group, Royal Photographic Society
2017 PhotoCafe, Grain photography Hub, Birmingham
2017 PaR Research group, Birkbeck School of Art, UoL
2016 Early career seed funding, Coventry University
Regular exhibition review and interviews for Photomonitor and New West-Midland Arts:
2018: Omar Victor Diop & Arpita Shah, Autograph
2018 From a Small Island, Andrew Jackson
2018 Amak Mahmoodian
2018 The Apna Heritage exhibition
2018 Vanley Burke: Photographing Birmingham 1968-2011
2018 Diaspora Pavilion/Venice to Wolverhampton
2018 Inhabiting Edgelands/Jonny Bark
2017 Khadija Saye in Venice
2017 Interview with Curators PhotoOxford 2017
2017 Gravitas, Photo50 group show
2016 Masterji and Coventry
2016 Black Chronicles II
2016 Racz, Imogen (2015) Art and the Home: Comfort, Alienation and the Everyday. Visual Studies, 31:4, 371-372
2009 Featured photographer in BBC3 documentary Mums in the Mansion.
2000 Featured artist in BBC knowledge (BBC4) documentary Contemporary Artists.
2000 21 individuals who do the same job, toured as part of Sapere facilitation project – philosophy for children’s learning within schools.
Work collected by the National Biblioteque Paris.
Residencies & associated exhibitions (historical)
1997 Flaxart studios, Belfast, NI. Funded by Belfast City Council and Northern Ireland Arts & Falmouth College of Art, research award (1997/8), Camden Council arts funding (1998). Exhibition: 1999 Troubled Thoughts, Kingsgate Gallery, London. 1998 Old Museum Art Centre, Belfast/Artist talk & Guest speaker Ulster Radio. 1998 Troubled Thoughts, in Troubles group exhibition/Artist talk, Spirit Square Centre Charlotte NC.
1995 Multi Exposure Residency award, Israel. Funded by Multi Exposure & British Council. 1997 Age 20. Group exhibitions & Publication: Cambridge Darkroom, 1996 Bogershof Gallery, Israel, 1996 Diorama London & Guest speaker London Live/Jewish hour.
1994 Cultural Centre, Schwerin Germany. Funded by British council. Identical twins in Life Portrait, exhibition & publication.
Selected exhibitions (Historical)
1998 Childs Play, Mac Centre Birmingham. 1997 We are always one of them to someone else in Therberton Street festival, funded by Artangel. 1997 Identical twins in Young Contemporaries, Riverside Gallery, London. 1996 Identity Parade, West End Arts Centre, Aldershot/Guest speaker Southern county radio. 1996 Identical twins, Festival of women photographers, Artist & Guest Speaker Gaarter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford Ireland, 1996 Identical Twins in Famous Unknowns II Special Photographers Co London, 1995 Identical Twins, Arles Photography Festival, France. 1995 Identical twins in I wish I wish Photographers Gallery, London, 1995 Identical Twins in Style/Faberge Guardian V&A Museum London. 1994 Portraits in Iris Womens Exhibition, Staffordshire Museum.
Selected reviewed work (Historical)
1997 Source Issue 4, 1997 Vis A Vis Issue 11, 1997 Bodies of Experience: Scarlet Press p14-15, 1995 Art & Academic Review, 1995 Vogue, 1994/2 Womens News.
1997/8 Research Award Falmouth College of Art, 1995 Kodak Panoramic award winner, 1995 Multi Exposure Award, 1994 Conde Naste – Vogue Award, 1993 AOP/Fuji Portfolio Award, 1993 Joes Basement Award, 1992/3 AoP/Fuji Individual Award, 1990 Elle Talent Competition (commendation), 1990 Hunters & Armley Award, 1987-90 Pearsons Scholarship Award, 1998 Margaret Johnson Memorial Award.
Arts & Humanities PhD Candidate