Dr. Caroline Edge

School of Arts and Media

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Contact Details

New Adelphi Room 6.06

Please email for an appointment.

Current positions

Lecturer in Photography


I became Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Photography in 2018. My background combines press and documentary photography, research and teaching. In particular I have specialised in developing collaborative projects with communities and documenting the impact of social policy using photography, video and installations. My photographs have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in the UK and abroad, and my work is held in national and international collections.

Areas of research

Photography, Magic, Photography as Methodology, Mass Observation, Photographic Archives


Module Leader: Virtual Communities

Contributing to modules: Applied Frameworks, Towards Resolution, Street and Studio

Research Interests

I am interested in the history of documentary photography, photography as a research methodology, photographic archives, and the relationship of magic and photography.

Qualifications and Memberships


  • AHRC funded Collaborative PhD in Documentary Photography: ‘Creating a collaborative Worktown Archive: Photography, Place and Community.’
  • MA Photography
  • PGCE (Art and Design)
  • BA (Hons) Interactive Arts