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Dr Angela Piccini

Dr Angela Piccini

Dr Angela Piccini
B.A. (UBC), M.A. (Sheffield), Ph.D.(Sheffield)

Reader in Screen Media

Office R6.92
The Richmond Building,
105 Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1LN
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 8776

Research summary

KEYWORDS: practice-as-research / film & video archives / documentary film & TV / artist film / place & space / media archaeology / archaeologies of the recent past / community-university collaboration / material culture / heritage media

I am interested in relationships between the moving image and place. I work specifically with the ways in which film and video and the material traces of the past co-create place, land, belonging, exclusion and I am interested in how the moving image can produce new imagined and real places. My research focus has been developed through interdisciplinary, collaborative research that links academic practices with the practices of industry, communities and the ...

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I have followed an unconventional path through academia. Although I have always focused on the lively materialities on and of the moving image, I have pursued this through a BA in English / Art History (1990) from University of British Columbia, an MA (1993) and PhD in Archaeology from University of Sheffield (2001, Celtic Constructs: Heritage Media, Archaeological Knowledge and the Politics of Consumption in 1990s Britain, supervised by Professor Mike Parker Pearson), post-doctoral research posts in Geography at Swansea (1995-97, 'The Social Construction of Heritage and its Meanings in Modern Wales') and in practice-as-research in Performance and Screen at Bristol ...

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Selected publications

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