Public Workshop series #1- How to Move Beyond Your Comfort Zone
Venue: Floating Projects
Time: Saturday 9th April 2016 | 2 – 4pm
Junko Theresa Mikuriya is a professional photographer living in London. She is Senior Lecturer in Photography at the London School of Film, Media and Design at the University of West London.
Theresa is a PhD in Cultural Studies from Goldsmiths, University of London.Her forthcoming book The Idea of Photography: A Philosophical History since Plato is published by Bloomsbury.
Theresa has more than two decades of experience as a freelance photographer in the fashion and music industries. Her work ranges from fashion editorials for Elle, FHM, GQ,Marie-Claire
As a photographer, Theresa is known for the intuitive way in which she approaches her subject matter and her use of available light. She is called “The Gunslinger” in the Taiwanese music industry due to the speed, agility and precision in which she captures her subjects.
Originally from Taipei, Theresa completed a B.A. degree in French at University College London and a M.A. in French literature at the University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV). She studied photography at SPEOS, the Paris Photographic Institute. She received her Ph.D. from the Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths University of London in 2010.