RPS 5

Beyond the Visible - Andrea Liggins

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Andrea Liggins PhD MA FRPS ASIS ABIPP has worked and studied photography for 50 years and has been involved in photographic education for almost 40 years. She started her career working with scientists for the UK Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. Andrea is the recipient of the RPS Education Award 2020. She has been involved with the RPS since 1994 and was awarded the Fenton Medal in 2016. Andrea currently sits on the RPS Distinctions Research Panel. 

All images copyright Andrea Liggins 

In 'Beyond the Visible', Andrea is going to talk and discuss how her career has turned full circle as more recently she is again collaborating with scientists, using her photography to promote research into plants and pollinators. She is going to discuss how her photography has evolved over the course of her PhD study into alternative landscape photography, and in the 15 years since.

Andrea's photography has been exhibited in Russia, China, India, the USA, across Europe and the UK, and she is included in the anthology of landscape photography, Land Matters by Liz Wells.

Retired as the Dean of Faculty of Art and Design at University of Wales Trinity Saint David (formerly Swansea Met), Andrea is now an Emeritus Professor of Photography. 

Andrea's research article on Beyond the Visible' can be accessed on this link https://rps.org/news/regions/south-wales/2020/october/beyond-the-visible/

 

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Rhys Jones ARPS, Regional Organiser South Wales

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