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Darcy White MA

Principal Lecturer in Film and Photography


Summary

I specialise in teaching the history and theory of photography and heads up the postgraduate courses in the Department of Media Arts and Communication


About

My research interests have lead to publications and conferences in areas such as widening the art and design curriculum to include 'non-western' visual culture, the relationship between design and consumption focussing on the mobile phone, public art and regional identity. This last paper considers some of the conclusions drawn from a long period of research on the public sculptures of Sheffield and South Yorkshire. It relates to work done in collaboration with Elizabeth Norman and David Ball for a book, edited by Darcy White: The Public Sculpture of Sheffield and south Yorkshire'.

In 2008 I was a panellist for the Marsh Award for Public Sculpture and Monuments.

My current research interests centre on the role of the aesthetic in contemporary photography

Teaching

Department of Media Arts and Communication

Business, Technology and Enterprise

History and Theory of Photography

Publications

Key Publications

White, D., & Goldie, C. (Eds.). (n.d.). Northern Light: Landscape, Photography and Evocations of the North. Germany: Transcript Verlag. http://www.transcript-verlag.de/978-3-8376-3975-9/northern-light

White, D., & Goldie, C. (Eds.). (n.d.). Northern Light: Landscape, Photography and Evocations of the North. Germany: Transcript Verlag. http://www.transcript-verlag.de/978-3-8376-3975-9/northern-light

White, D. (2018). Wanderings Through the Fog: Axel Hütte and the German landscape tradition reimagined. In White, D. (Ed.) Northern Light Landscape, Photography and Evocations of the North. (First edition). Transcript Verlag, Roswitha Gost, Sigrid Nokel u. Dr. Karin Werner

White, D. (2018). Wanderings Through the Fog: Axel Hütte and the German landscape tradition reimagined. In White, D. (Ed.) Northern Light Landscape, Photography and Evocations of the North. (First edition). Transcript Verlag, Roswitha Gost, Sigrid Nokel u. Dr. Karin Werner

White, D., Norman, E., & Goldie, C.T. (2015). Public Sculpture of Sheffield and South Yorkshire.

White, D., Norman, E., & Goldie, C.T. (2015). Public Sculpture of Sheffield and South Yorkshire.

White, D., & Goldie, C. (2020). Proximity and Distance in Northern Landscape Photography Contemporary Criticism, Curation, and Practice. Transcript Verlag, Roswitha Gost, Sigrid Nokel u. Dr. Karin Werner.

White, D., & Goldie, C. (2020). Proximity and Distance in Northern Landscape Photography Contemporary Criticism, Curation, and Practice. Transcript Verlag, Roswitha Gost, Sigrid Nokel u. Dr. Karin Werner.

White, D. (2020). Rethinking Space in the landscapes of Nordic cuisine. In White, D. (Ed.) Proximity and Distance in Northern Landscape Photography Contemporary Criticism, Curation, and Practice. Transcript Verlag, Roswitha Gost, Sigrid Nokel u. Dr. Karin Werner

White, D. (2020). Rethinking Space in the landscapes of Nordic cuisine. In White, D. (Ed.) Proximity and Distance in Northern Landscape Photography Contemporary Criticism, Curation, and Practice. Transcript Verlag, Roswitha Gost, Sigrid Nokel u. Dr. Karin Werner

Journal articles

White, D. (2019). The undocumented everyday: migrant lives and the politics of visibility. VISUAL STUDIES, 34 (4), 408-410. http://doi.org/10.1080/1472586X.2019.1655269

Cooper, R., & White, D. (2005). Teaching transculturation:: Pedagogical Processes. Journal of Design History, 18 (3), 285-292. http://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epi048

Conference papers

White, D. (2006). Public art and regional identity. Sheffield; Steel city? A changing picture. In Regionalism and Identity in British Art: History, Environment & Contemporary Practice, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, 28 October 2006. http://humanities.uwe.ac.uk/regionhistory/rhcnew/papers.htm

Book chapters

White, D., & Goldie, C. (2017). Northern light: Landscape photography and the north. In Robinson, A. (Ed.) Northern Light: Landscape Photography and the North. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University

Presentations

White, D. (2018). Selling the North: lifestyle and landscape - new trends in marketing and product promotion. Presented at: Northern Light: Proximity and Distance in Contemporary Landscape Photography, Sheffield Hallam University, 2018

White, D. (2016). Wanderings through the fog: the German Landscape Tradition reimagined. Presented at: Northern Light: Landscape Photography and Evocations of the North, Sheffield Hallam University, 2016

White, D. (2010). Use of photography as an aid to research - Public Sculpture of Sheffield. Presented at: Symposium, University of Sheffield

White, D. (2005). The everyday use of consumption in constructions of self-identity: the mobile phone - a case study. Presented at: Designing and Consuming: Exploring ideas of objects, practices and processes, a workshop, Durham University

Cooper, R., & White, D. (2003). Teaching Transculturation. Presented at: Globalising Art, Architecture and Design History, London

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