Ms Melanie Friend
|Post:||Reader in Photography (Media and Film)|
|Other posts:||Senior Lecturer in Media and Film Studies (Sussex Centre for the Visual)|
|Location:||SILVERSTONE EDB 333|
|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 Reader in Photography (part time) in the Department of Media, Film & Music at the University of Sussex. See melaniefriend.com 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.