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Patrick Wichert MArt, BFA, FHEA

Principal Lecturer in Photography, Course Leader MA Photography


I am Principal Lecturer in Photography, Course Leader MA Photography at Sheffield Hallam University.

  • About

    I'm a highly experienced academic in European and UK education within the subjects of visual arts and communication. I've held a number of academic positions over 20 years, be it international co-ordinator, course leader or subject group leader and enjoy engaging with colleagues and clients alike.

    Specialist areas of interest

    Photography and Visual Communication

  • Teaching

    Department of Media Arts and Communication

    Business, Technology and Enterprise

    My teaching is focused across the many genres of photography at undergraduate and postgraduate level. My expertise combines the teaching of concepts and theories of photography with professional industry skills in camera techniques and post-production.

    Media and PR

    Media, Digital Media Production

    Applied Photography

    Communication Through Photography

  • Research

    I remain engaged in active research on landscape and conceptual photography.  I am currently completing practice-led PhD studies with the title of "Vestiges of Affect: A Photographic Re-calling of a Forced Migrant Community's Landscapes".

  • Publications


    Robinson, A. (n.d.). Northern Light - Website Gallery. [Website based gallery].

    Gent, S., Watson, A., Lee, J., Wichert, P., Robinson, S., Robinson, A., ... Lazenby, M. (2018). Walk Out. [Video, photography, and sculpture]. Sheffield Institute for Art.

    Wichert, P. (2019). Versazca Foto Festival 2019 Exhibition "In Cammino". [Photography]. Brione Versazca, Switzerland.

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