February 24, 2018
David Barnes, Senior Lecturer in Documentary Photography at University of South Wales, is a recipient of the 2018 Society of Photographic Education (USA) International Conference Grant Award.
The grant is awarded to international conference papers ranked the highest by SPE’s Peer Review Committee. The three international conference winners for 2018 were David Barnes, Lucia Nimcova, and Soonhwa Oh.
David will attend the 55th SPE Annual Conference in Philadelphia which is entitled “Uncertain Times: Borders, Refuge, Community, Nationhood”. David will present a paper on his ongoing research project focussed on the remarkable links between Wales and the USA via on the organisation “The Loyal Order of the Moose”.
As a part of his trip to the USA to present at the conference, David will be continuing to develop his photographic and film projects in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.