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James has worked as a practising artist, freelance photographer, river guide, ski instructor and lecturer. He graduated from Culture Lab with a Mres in Digital Media in 2012 and returned to take on the role of Technical Manager within SACS.
James recently worked as an Art and Photography lecturer at Northumberland College.
MRes Digital Media, Newcastle University - 2012
PGCE in Post Compulsory Education, Sunderland University - 2008
BA Contemporary Photographic Practice, Northumbria University - 2006
Freelance work including the BBC, Galleries, Newcastle Business School, Magazines and Design Studios.
Art and Photography Lecturer at Northumberland College (current)
Apple Inc Trainer
Photography Lecturer Northumbria University
Kawarau River Guide, New Zealand
His main expertise lies within lens based media and he has had the opportunity to produce work for the FutureEverything Festival, The Humanities Festival of Newcastle, Brighton Biennial and numerous other collaborations.
Interested in how the viewer experiences and contributes to artwork and how this role is continually evolving with changes in society and technology. Produced artwork Magic and Merger that visualised this relationship and allowed a narrative to be produced between the artwork and the viewer. The viewer completing a performance with the artwork.
Researching how to advance how camera captures its subject. Looking at how this can be evolved to allow further readings, perspectives, information to be gained. Currently working on a long-term time-lapse camera that can document the changes in our landscape and gather scientific information for further study.
James is also an active member of the group CineHack - cinehack.com - which is a community of people designing hardware hacks to produce high budget film effects and shots.
Chwarel, Pontio Centre - 2017
Bridges, Collaboration with David De la Haye, Tyne Bridge - 2017
Loops, Lines, Layers, Newcastle - March 2016
Things Not Seen Archive, Ex Libris, Newcastle - November 2015
Cloud 9, Kirkley Hall, Northumberland - 2013
Render3, CultureLab, Newcastle - 2012
Emblematic Project, King's Gate Building, Newcastle - 2011
LandeScape, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle - 2011
Brighton Biennial, Brighton - 2010
Change, Queenstown, New Zealand, 2009
Helios, Biscuit Factory, Newcastle - 2007
Mise-en-scène, Gallery North, Newcastle - 2006