Rosie Miller is Director of Art & Design in the School of Arts & Media.
Rosie Miller's research partnership is with Jonathan Carson, Associate Dean of Student Experience & Enhancement at Central St Martins, and they have worked have collaboratively as artists Carson & Miller since 2000. Carson & Miller's practice is driven by their interest in narrative and the way they can tell and re-tell stories. Recent work has used the game, the book and the object as methodologies for collaboration and production.
Carson & Miller have produced a number of artists' books, including The Exquisite Fold (2007, with Patricia Allmer and John Sears), synopsis (2008) and Scrapbook (the story of things) (2009, published by Manchester Metropolitan University Special Collections). In 2009, Carson & Miller edited the artists' book stilled lives for Righton Press. Artists' books by Carson & Miller have been acquired by a number of collections including Arts Council Ireland (Dublin), Chetham's Library (Manchester), Laurence Sterne Trust (Coxwold, Yorkshire), Limfjordscentret (Denmark) and Southern Cross University (Australia).
In 2009 Carson & Miller curated The Story of Things for Manchester Metropolitan University Special Collections (2009-2010). Other work has featured in exhibitions including Swap/Vaihto (UK & Finland, 2008) and Universal Shipping Box (Argentina, Germany and UK, 2010). Carson & Miller have played a series of games in galleries in Liverpool, Manchester and Berlin, and have spoken and written about their work in a number of settings, including presentations in Belgium, the UK and the USA, and texts in publications including the journal Image [&] Narrative (2011) and Recording Leisure Lives: Everyday Leisure in 20th Century Britain (2012).
Working with Theresa Wilkie and Jonathan Carson, Rosie is Co-Editor of three volumes on photography which are published by MuseumsEtc: Photography & the Artist’s Book (2012), The Photograph & the Album (2013) and The Reflexive Photographer (2013).