Lecturer in Film & Media Production, New Media Artist, and Doctoral Candidate in Digital Media and Society. Research interests cover a range of topics related to digital art, generative art, interactive immersive media and visual culture.
PhD Topic: The Creative Practice of Selfies: Playful Expression and Subversion in Digital Culture. Publications: Routh, Patricia. 'The Politics of Transformation: Selfie Production of the Visually Marginalised' in Karatzogianni, A., Nguyen, D. and Serafinelli, E. (eds) The Digital Transformation of the Public Sphere: Conflict, Migration, Crisis and Culture in Digital Networks, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Routh, Patricia. A poststructuralist review of selfies: Moving beyond heteronormative visual rhetoric. for(e)dialogue, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 4-14, mar. 2016. ISSN 2398-0532. Conferences The Politics of Transformation: Selfie Performativity Beyond of the Hegemonic Visual Rhetoric', PhD Seminar 2015, University of Leicester, Department of Media and Communication, Bankfield House. Gender Performativity and Selfie Creation: Beyond the Binaries of Heteronormative Visual Rhetoric, 2015, NDiMR New Directions in Research, University Of Leicester, Department of Media and Communication. November 26th, 2014 - Gendering Happiness: The Power of Pleasure. "Affect and Identity in Selfie Production". University of Hull, WISE November 13 - 15, 2014 - Material Matters in Times of Crisis Capitalism, "Affect and Memory in Selfie Production". Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen January, 16th 2014 - The Curated Ego: "What Makes a Good Selfie? " National Portrait Gallery, London. April11-12 2013-Conflict and Dialogue in Transnational and Digital Diaspora Networks, New Aesthetic Nostalgia as a Bridge to the Present.". University of Hull, WISE PhD Representative - 2015 -2016 Associate Editor - for(e)dialogue Branding, Web Design and Content Producer - MeCCSA PGN 2016
Digital Media Research spotlighted the Uncanny Valley as a methodology for understanding the acceptance and perception of realistic skin texture within digital photographic post-processes. Following University research ethics guidelines, built on-line quantitative and qualitative study and secure mysql database.Successfully completed all coursework and training requirements for Master of Science.