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Rachel Jones - Urban Encounters

Rachel Jones is a photographer currently working on her PhD in Visual Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Her work combines both still and moving images in an exploration of the perception of urban temporality. After graduating from Central Saint Martins College of Art, her work was chosen for the Future Map 2004 exhibition showcasing University of the Arts London’s emerging new talent. Since 2004 Rachel has exhibited her work in New York, Glasgow, and Washington, DC, including participating in the ColorField Remix festival in conjunction with the Kreeger Museum. Rachel received her MA in Photography and Urban Culture from Goldsmiths in 2007 and also holds a BA in Sociology from Columbia University which she received in 1998.

Her work can be viewed at www.rachelsarahjones.com


Urban Encounters: Photography and The Practice of Walking

Photography and The Practice of Walking
An Urban Encounters event
3rd June 2010, 2pm-5pm
Ben Pimlott Lecture Theatre, Goldsmiths, University of London
New Cross Gate, London SE14 6NW

Walking through the city allows a particularly unique type of engagement with the urban space and permits one to experience the city at its most personal level. Traversing the city is crucial to creating its space. This event will explore how photographers combine their photographic practice with the engagement of moving through the city.

Speakers

Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani (The New School, New York)
Rut Blees-Luxemburg (Royal College of Art, London)
Ben Gidley (COMPAS, University of Oxford),
Paul Halliday (Goldsmiths, University of London)
Rachel Jones (Goldsmiths, University of London)
David Kendall (Goldsmiths, University of London)
Lanis Levy (Goldsmiths, University of Lon

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