Photography Down The Line with Roberta McGrath (recorded: 4 November 2020)
Ben Harman, Director of Stills: Centre for Photography in Edinburgh, speaks to Roberta McGrath.
Roberta McGrath writes on the history, theory and politics of photographic representation. She has worked as a lecturer and researcher at universities in the UK since the early 1980s. From 2004-15 she was Reader in Photographic Theory, History and Criticism at Edinburgh Napier University. In 2014, McGrath was awarded a research fellowship at the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin. She has published widely and contributed to journals including: Feminist Review, The History of Photography, The Journal of Visual Communication, Portfolio, Ten:8, Variant and Source magazine. Her essay, ‘Re-viewing the Gaze’ examining the shifting theoretical and methodological terrain that has shaped understandings of the photographic gaze over the past 40 years, was published in S. Bull, (Ed.), The Blackwell Companion to Photography in 2020.