Assistant Professor - Course Director MA Media Management, New Media Artist, and Doctoral Candidate in Digital Media and Society. Research interests cover a range of topics related to digital visual culture, new media art, interactive and immersive media.
Assistant Professor - Course Director, MA Media Management, School of Media and Performing Arts.
Since August 2021
Course Director: for MA Media Management, School of Media and Performing Arts, where I lead and develop the MA Media Management course and lead and teach on both core MA Media Management and MA cluster collaborative modules. Continue to support modules and projects for the BA (Hons) Film & Media Production courses.
Lecturer in Film & Media Production, School of Media and Performing Arts
to August 2021
New Media Artist, Creative Direction
Since January 2002
A freelance business that provides immersive and interactive content. Specialist in digital imagery, web design, web usability, web content, video production and technology and staff for live event support.
Experienced in coordinating complex technical requirements for large corporate and lifestyle events.
Work has been exhibited and broadcast internationally in a variety of both commercial and experimental contexts.
Commissioned to provide boutique event photography, commercial motion graphics, digital video, event blogs and websites.
MA Dissertation Supervision, Digital Media & Society
University of Sheffield
to October 2020
External supervision of MA Dissertation students
Supervision of both Practice-based and Theoretical Research
Lecturer, Faculty of Technology
De Montfort University
to January 2020
Founding Module Leader -Foundation Media. Designed all lecture materials, workshop content as well as the assessment criteria and assignments for:
Image Analysis and Production
Web Content and Management.
Lecturer, Art's and Humanities
Nottingham Trent University
to June 2019
Lead and contributed to modules, lectures, seminars and workshops in Media Production, Employability and Contemporary Media Theory and Critical Studies.
Media Practice in the Workplace
Dissertation Supervisor for BA , BAM and MA dissertaions.
Academic Advisor for Personal Tutor Group. Provide academic and pastoral support to students through their academic journey at NTU.
Research Assistant, the School of Social Sciences, WISE
University of Hull/ Walk Free
to July 2014
Perform advanced web searches for instances of modern slavery for Walk Free Project on Global Slavery Index.
University of Hull, School of Art and New Media
to July 2013
Mentor students to produce digital art and video productions within a range of social and artistic contexts that were critically and analytically rigorous.
Submit attendance reports, liaises with course lecturer to access students skills and ensure all necessary equipment is functioning properly and provide access to production studios.
Director Information Design & Architecture
to May 2009
Lead the creative front-end UI & UX design and structure.
Developed taxonomy and usability design for e-commerce sites.
Researched and initiated usability tests.
Oversaw development of digital content.
Director, Carolyne Roehm Digital Arts Center
Washington University, School of Art
to March 2000
Oversaw direction of technology, purchases and improvements, as well as scheduling and training of technical staff of multi-campus digital media facility devoted to creative pursuits. Provided instruction for students, faculty and staff in computer and digital media laboratories devoted exclusively to digital art making and creative endeavours for the Sam Fox School of Art and interdisciplinary collaborations within University and community.
Washington University School of Medicine
to August 1994
United States - Missouri
Provided Medical illustration, Clinical photography, Photography and Digital Graphic design/illustration for the Physicians and Scientists of Washington University School of Medicine. Worked on representations for PCR and the Human Genome project.
Live Character Generator Operator/ Camera Operator
International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees, Local 514
to December 1990
United States - Missouri
Represented by local 154, I was contracted by various local and statewide companies and organisations to provide live video character generation, video and photographic camerawork as well as early digital graphics.
University of Leicester
to December 2022
PhD Topic: The Creative Practice of Selfies: Playful Expression and Subversion in Digital Culture. PhD Representative - 2015 -2016 Associate Editor - for(e)dialogue Branding, Web Design and Content Producer & Live Technical Director for MeCCSA PGN 2016
University of Hull
Postgraduate Certificate in Research and Innovation Leadership
School of Art and New Media, University of Hull
to September 2010
Master of Science, Digital Media
Kansas City Art Institute
to August 1985
Creative Skills Overview
User Interaction Design.
Visual design and narrative.
Image and Web Content
Sonic synced motion graphics
Interactive and Immersive Media
Branding and Personas
SEO and Marketing Strategies
Elements and Principles of Design, Layout, Colours and Fonts
Advanced knowlege of compression techniques and algorithms.
High competence with digital audio, image and video formats and applications.
Understand the implications of psychological and sociological influences on web design.
Awareness of the factors involved in Multimedia systems and the implications of multimedia formats, and types.
Can perform web design and development, adhering to W3C web standards and can critically comment on graphic design and standards based web development.
In-depth knowledge of new & emerging modes of photographic production, graphic file types, file sizes, preparing files for all levels of resolution and postproduction distribution and consumption.
Knowledgeable of new and emerging post-production digital workflow.
Reliable interpersonal skills in working with clients, advertisers, publishing agencies, and designers.
Meet all deadlines on time, very fast post production workflow.
Patient, comforting and strong ability to place novice clients at ease.
Exercise originality and have advanced technical proficiency with professional DSLR equipment.
Exceptional talent for capturing images that visualize a story or require a visual narrative of an event.
In possession of equipment and software needed to produce work.
Digital Video Editing
Advanced knowledge of digital video editing systems, including Apple Final Cut Pro, and Adobe Premiere.
Very creative, able to conceptualise innovative ideas and bring into fruition.
Video work has been recognised and screened Internationally.
Experienced designing workflow and organisation for large projects
Solid knowledge of designing production logs,storyboards and screen decks.
Extensive experience with motion graphics, typography and design.
Advanced proficiency in Adobe After Effects, Apple Motion and Adobe Flash.
Excellent interpersonal skills in working with clients, advertisers, publishing agencies, and designers.
In-depth knowledge of graphic file types, file sizes, resolution and broadcast colour.
Digital Media Cultures
Vernacular and Autodidactic Art
The Uncanny Valley.
Publications, Conferences & Exhibitions
Exhibitions, Print & Screenings
20 October 2022 until 30 October 2022, Now Then and What Next Projection/ Instalation 'Hotel Revenant' in collaboration with Adrian Palka
February 21, 2020 Music, Technology & Innovation/Performance DMU, Postgraduate Concert, "Golden Turtle" audio reactive video to live performance of Golden Turtle sound composition by Susanne Grunewald.
June 12, 2018 Music, Technology & Innovation/Performance DMU, Postgraduate Concert, "Golden Turtle" audio reactive video to live performance of Golden Turtle sound composition by Susanne Grunewald.
March 22, 2017 Music, Technology & Innovation/Performance DMU, Postgraduate Concert, "Golden Turtle" audio reactive video to live performance of Golden Turtle sound composition by Susanne Grunewald.
2009-2016 – Photographic work featured regularly within Paraphilia Magazine. USA
January 2014, The Curated Ego: What Makes a Good Selfie? "The Personality Surgeon" images screened at National Portrait Gallery, London.
August 3 - August 29, Photography & Video Backdrops for Open Wide Tour, Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
April 6th, 2013 Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, LACDA Ninth Anniversary Exhibit Los Angeles, California Featured five digital prints.
March 2013- the video, "End Begins", broadcast on FRANK MOORE'S UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES on Berkeley TV (BTV), Ch. 28. Berkeley, California, USA
August 2012- the video, "Torch me up,with the olympics", broadcast on FRANK MOORE'S UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES on Berkeley TV (BTV), Ch. 28. Berkeley, California, USA
March 2012 -LACDA, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, New Aesthetic Prints.
December -2011, Mobile phone photography as featured illustrations for Michael Butterworth's, "Christmas Story".
December 2011- the video, "End Begins", broadcast on FRANK MOORE'S UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES on Berkeley TV (BTV), Ch. 28. Berkeley, California, USA
September, 2011, videos shown at Dilston Grove and Matt's Gallery , London UK . ”Something just behind your back”, ”Phil the Messenger”, “ ’and Inhabited the Spaces’ “, and “Adventures in the House of Memory”.
April 2011 - the video, "Gangster State", will broadcast on FRANK MOORE'S UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES on Berkeley TV (BTV), Ch. 28. Berkeley, California, USA
March 2011- the video, "Jimmy Carter 1979", broadcast 4 times on FRANK MOORE'S UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES on Berkeley TV (BTV), Ch. 28. Berkeley, California, USA
October 1, 2010 - October, 2011, the videos, "The Edge of my World", "Persephone", "Alveolus", "The Ancient Old Ones", "Mysterium Tremendum", "Lusion Plain", "Skin", "Normal", "Funky Bacon", and " Swimming Upside Down" screened on loop at the Plaza Eventi hotel in NYC, giant outdoor screen. New York , New York, USA
September, 2010, videos shown at Dilston Grove and Matt's Gallery , ”Something just behind your back”, ”Phil the Messenger”, “ ’and Inhabited the Spaces’ “, and “Adventures in the House of Memory”. London UK
July 8th – 24th, 2010 – LACDA, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art; “FEEDBACK”; shown “Phil the Messenger”. Los Angeles, California, USA
January, 2010 , On-line , OXHOUSE, An online alphabet supported by The Arts Council of England; streamed ”la la la la la”. On-line
August, 2009, Featured Photographer of the month for Zoom Street Magazine. San DIego, California, USA
September, 2008 MOCA, The Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art. Screened, “Persephone”. Los Angeles, California, USA.
Academic Conferences and Publications
The Creative Practice of Selfies: Playful Expression and Subversion in Digital Culture., PhD Seminar 2019, University of Leicester, Department of Media and Communication, Bankfield House.
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. 2018
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.
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
November 7, 2012 - The Media & Memory Research Initiative (MaMRI) "New Aesthetic Nostalgia as a Bridge to the Present.".- Department of Digital Media, University of Hull, SANM