ACED Directory Member

Liz Wells

Nearest Town: Exmouth


Liz Wells

I am a writer, curator and Emeritus Professor in Photographic Culture, University of Plymouth.

My research focuses on land, landscape, place, and environment, as well as on photographic theory and practices. Single authored publications include, Photography, Curation, Criticism, an anthology, and Land Matters, Landscape Photography, Culture and Identity.

Recent exhibitions as curator include Seedscapes, future-proofing natures (tour included RAMM, 2021) and Sea, Sand and Soil, plastics in our environment (Pingyao International Photography Festival, China, 2021).

I have extensive experience in editing, including Photography: A Critical Introduction (2021, 6th ed. 7th ed. due 2026), The Photography Reader and The Photography Culture Reader (2019). I co-founded and co-edit photographies, Routledge journals.

I would like to collaborate with: those interested in careers within visual and other arts, who might be able to benefit from my experience within creative industries and also in supporting arts students at undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels.


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