Collaborations and Collective Identities


Location: ATRiuM, Cinema (CA B205)

Audience: Public

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Karine Chambefort-Kay: Narratives of collective identities in British Documentary

Karine Chambefort-Kay is a lecturer in contemporary British visual culture at the Université Paris Est Créteil, France. Her PhD thesis was entitled “Photographic Narratives of Collective Identities: Class, Ethnicity and Nation in British photography, 1990-2010”. Her research interests include the cultural, social, and political uses of images in British contemporary society, as well as exhibition and archive policies, with regard to issues of identity formation, memory and nationalism. She has published on various photographic practices and projects by British artists.

Clémentine Schneidermann: Youth and collaboration in the South Wales Valleys

Clémentine Schneidermann is a French photographer and currently candidate for a practice-based PhD at the University of South Wales, Cardiff. She holds an MA in Documentary Photography (2014) from the University of South Wales, Newport. Since 2015 she has been working with different groups of young people in the South Wales Valleys with stylist and creative director Charlotte James. She is interested in the dialogue between documentary and fashion and how it allows to challenge stereotypes of the post-industrial region.
Her first monograph I Called Her Lisa Marie will be published in May 2018.

2:30 – 2:40pm : Introduction of the seminar and speakers by Mark Durden

2:40 – 3:30pm : Clementine Schneidermann talk

3:30 – 3:45pm : Break

3:45 – 5pm : Karine Chambefort-Kay talk

5:00- 5:40pm : Discussion chaired by Mark Durden