I am a PhD Candidate in Creative Writing and a Lecturer in Fashion Styling & Image Making, both here at Salford. I am Editor of This Is Not A Book About Gavin Turk (Trolley, 2014) a series of essays from leading writers and academics on contemporary art and a former Editor of the influential fashion and culture magazine Dazed & Confused. My current research interests are researching writing on personal trauma, its aftermath and process of recovery through my own practice and that of other authors addressing similar themes
I was invited to give a lecture at Consequences by the postgraduate art and design department at London Metropolitan University with the artist Gavin Turk about the book I have edited investigating themes addressed in Turk's wo... more >>.
Dazed & Confused is a leading international fashion & arts journal featuring contributions from emerging and established cultural critics and creative practitioners.
I authored and presented a half hour programme on the impact of consumer capitalism on contemporary culture for The Arts Show.
Islington Mill Art Academy is a peer led art school exploring art practice and education.
In September 2013 I curated an interdisciplinary, interactive arts trail researching methods of public engagement commissioned by award winning art & culture festival, Number 6.