Claire is currently
a research associate at the Centre for Community and Urban
Research at Goldsmiths College.
Claire recently completed an MA
in Photography and Urban Culture at Goldsmiths College,
University of London, where she explored the integration of
film and social theory. Her thesis project, for which she
gained a Distinction was ‘Camera-Phones: A Users’
Guide’ about how young people use camera-phones as part
of their identity building and display. This was screened
as part of the exhibition ‘Liminal’ at Truman
Brewery, London in September 2011 and at the International
Methods Conference at the Open University in the same month.
Claire has been working with Royal Society of Arts over the
last two years, creating films as part of research projects
with people in drug and alcohol recovery and those going through
the rehabilitation process after a spinal injury.
Claire is currently working on a visual research project which,
after the riots of 2011 focusses on literacy and citizenship
skills of young people with Daisi,
creating relationships between school pupils in London and
For advice on how to include video in your research projects
and what it can add, please get in touch for an informal chat.