Ruet, Eve

Ruet, Eve
Start date:
October 2020
Research Topic:
Photography in Wales An Exploration of Identities and Communities in Photography Practices Exhibitions and Policies
Research pathway:
Research Supervisor:
Bella Dicks, Daniel Smith
Supervising school:
School of Social Sciences,
Primary funding source:
ESRC Studentship
External Sponsor:
Part Self-funded

My work is looking at notions of culture, identities and communities in artistic practices in Wales. I am interested in photography practices in particular. For this purpose, with a qualitative research method; I conducted semi-structured interviews with photographers and curators involved in photography exhibitions in publicly funded galleries in Wales. This study is not only taking a micro approach but is completed by a thorough macro analysis of the policy context too. This research aims to contribute to works around identities and communities in the fields of cultural sociology and sociology of the arts.