Ms Melanie Friend

Post:Senior Lecturer in Media & Film Studies (Media and Film)
Other posts:Senior Lecturer in Media and Film Studies (Sussex Centre for the Visual)

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 877853
International:+44 1273 877853

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Melanie Friend worked as a photojournalist & occasional freelance print/radio reporter until moving into long term projects in the 1990s. In the past 20 years she has worked as a documentary photographer/artist, producing exhibitions and publications. Several of these works used a combination of sound & still image. Much of her work has focused directly or indirectly on conflict/war. She is part time Senior Lecturer in the Department of Media and Film at the University of Sussex.  See for more details.

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Friend is Judge for the FotoDocument Awards 2013 & 2014, and in 2014 was mentor to one of the FotoDocument award winners.