Arabella Plouviez

Professor of Photography


University of Sunderland

Photography and representation, Photography in the Age of Web 2.0, Representation of Illness, Representing Alzheimer's disease

Arabella Plouviez runs the Northern Centre of Photography, at the University of Sunderland in the UK. She has been a practicing photographer for a number of years, and she has exhibited and published both nationally and internationally. Her work includes Virus Portraits, looking at our contemporary fear of illness, the Alzheimer's series, looking at memory, photography and routine as related to Alzheimer's, and Deviant Woman, which looks at the impact of Victorian photographs of ‘mad & bad’ women on contemporary representations of women. Her other works include a number of commissions and she combines image and text to visualise ideas and issues often researched through working within different communities. These include work with women prisoners in a high security prison, the representatmore...

BA (Hons) Photography and Film Arts.

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  1. Plouviez, Arabella (2017) Photographing Alzheimer's. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Submitted)
  2. Plouviez, Arabella and Mckay, Carol (2016) Meshworks & Photography. In: The Association for Photography in Higher Education (APHE) 2016: Meshworks, 29 Jun - 01 Jul 2016, Plymouth, UK. (Unpublished)
  3. Plouviez, Arabella (2014) Connected - Frames2014 Projecting International Photography. [Show/Exhibition]
  4. Mckay, Carol and Plouviez, Arabella (2013) Are We All Photographers Now? Exhibiting and Commissioning Photography in the Age of Web 2.0. In: The Versatile Image. Leurven University PRess, pp. 127-146. ISBN 9789058679758
  5. Plouviez, Arabella, Moschovi, Alexandra and McKay, Carol (2013) The Versatile Image, Photography, Digital Technologies and the Internet. Leuven University Press. ISBN 978 90 5867 975 8 (In Press)
  6. Mckay, Carol and Strachan, John (2013) Their Colours and their Forms, Artists' Responses to Wordsworth. AEN and Wordsworth Trust, UK. ISBN 978-906832-06-3
  7. Plouviez, Arabella Alzheimer's: A Quiet Story. [Artefact]
  8. Ames, Craig (2013) Other Theatres. [Artefact]
  9. Plouviez, Arabella (2013) Connected. In: Versatile Image. University of Leiden Press, Netherlands.
  10. Thompson, Brian (2012) Surveying Landscape. [Show/Exhibition]