Debbie Humphry Researcher Photographer firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter @DebsHumph 07831 811490 Instagram @DebbieHumphry All rights reserved 2016
Samp I am a social researcher and photographer with an interest in housing, neighbourhood, social mobility and social justice. I use visual and participative methods within structural and policy contexts. I am Visiting Fellow at CELS (Centre for East London Studies) University of East London, a Director of LivingMaps Network www.livingmaps.org.uk/wordpress/, and web editor for CITY-analysis bit.ly/2kcZLzK
I use research and photography for scholar activism, currently working with Axe the Housing Act to campaign against The Housing and Planning Act (2016). Presentations Struggles over Home in a time of Crisis, Leeds Uni. 2016, BSA conference 2017; publications The Guardian (2016):bit.ly/2gvwvmo + related : Humphry, D (2016) “Report: The London’s Housing Crisis and its Activisms Conference, associated with CITY’s Special Feature (issue 20.2).” City 20 (3); website version bit.ly/29oFMcu
2014-2106 Speaking out of Place, LivingMaps Network: critical ethnography of London 2012 Olympics & Paralympic legacy: residents' experiences of moving into East Village (former Athletes' Village): including participative photography and collaborative touring exhibition: MyPlaceYourPlaceE2ohttp://www.livingmaps.org.uk/wordpress/?page_id=1845 Humphry, D (2017 forthcoming).‘The Best New Place to Live? Representing the Olympic Legacy in East Village E20, in The Hollow Crown, eds Cohen, P & Watt, P. Palgrave. Presentations to London Assembly (2017); LLDC (2016); UEL/CELS conference (2016); LivingMaps conference (2015).
I recently completed Paralympic Legacy Project (2017), photographing and interviewing disabled people who use the Olympic Park, resulting in in permanent artwork in the Sir Ludwig Health & Wellbeing Centre London E20 (commissioned by Newham Clinical Commissioning Group)
PhotographerI have exhibited widely, including the National Portrait Gallery London, The Royal Festival Hall London, and the Watershed Bristol. I use photography for research and collaborate with a range of groups, artists and film-makers. Clients include the Guardian, the Observer magazine, Sue Ryder, BBC, Marie-Claire magazine.
Researcher I have worked on research projects for University of East London (CELS - Centre for East London Studies), the University of Sussex, Goldsmiths University of London, LivingMaps Network, Real Strategies Community Interest, The New Economic Foundation.
Writer I have published on social issues in media such as the Guardian and the Independent, and in academic books. I have written a text book on contemporary photography (Heinemann). I am, web editor of CITY-analysis journal (Bob Catterall editor-in-chief). eg Interview with Ken Loach and Aditya Chakrabortty bit.ly/2kcZLzK
Lecturer/ Educator I am currently working for Kingston University and the University of Sussex. I have also worked on participative photography, film and art projects with various groups such as people with disabilities, young offenders, young and older people.
Education ESRC-funded PhD (2014), 'Moving On? Experiences of Social Mobility in a Mixed-class North London Neighbourhood' on social mobility and relations of class and inequality (Geog. Uni. Sussex). Examiners Tom Slater, Rachel Thomson (to deadline, no corrections). MA Photography & Urban Cultures. Goldsmiths Uni. London (Soc. Distinction) MsC Cross Cultural Research Methods. Uni. Sussex. (Geog. Distinction)