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Stephanie Hartle BA (Hons)

Senior Lecturer in Film and Photography and Course Leader in Photography


Currently Stephanie is the Course Leader of the BA/ MArt Photography programme. In this role she works closely with academic and support colleagues to develop and coordinate the course to ensure the enhancement of the student experience.


As Link Tutor for our Collaborative Provision at The Sheffield College she contributes to the achievement of quality standards and the maintenance of a constructive dialogue between both organisations. Stephanie teaches on a number of history and theory modules on the Photography programme.

She is currently interested in the theorisation of Walter Benjamin's concept of 'left-wing melancholy', with a particular focus on re-enactment and re-staging in contemporary art practice.

Specialist areas of interest

Visual Culture


Department of Media Arts and Communication

Business, Technology and Enterprise


Conference papers

Hartle, S. (2018). Landscape and trauma in Jeremy Deller’s The Battle of Orgreave. In Northern Light: Critical Approaches to Proximity and Distance in Northern Landscape Photography, 2 July 2018 - 3 July 2018.


Hartle, S. (2020). ‘To Weave the Mirror's Magic Sights’: Mimesis and Posthumanism in the Virtual Selfie. Presented at: "Mirror, Mirror: Perceptions, Deceptions, and Reflections in Time"

Hartle, S. (2017). Digging up the Left-Wing Corpse: Reenactment andMelancholia in Jeremy Deller's The Battle of Orgreave. Presented at: The Left Conference : Photography and Film Criticism, Lisbon, Portugal, 2017

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