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Biography

Anthony Luvera is a socially engaged artist, writer and educator who has collaborated with people who have experienced homelessness in cities and towns across the United Kingdom for over fifteen years. The long-term collaborative projects he creates with homeless people and other community groups have been exhibited widely in galleries, museums and public spaces, including Tate Liverpool, London Underground’s Art on the Underground, British Museum, National Portrait Gallery, Belfast Exposed Photography, Australian Centre for Photography, PhotoIreland, Malmö Fotobiennal, Goa International Photography Festival, and Les Recontres D’Arles Photographie. Anthony is Principal Lecturer and Course Director of MA Photography and Collaboration at Coventry University. He also designs and facilitates public education programmes for the National Portrait Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, The Photographers’ Gallery, Barbican Art Gallery, and community photography projects across the UK. 

Education/Academic qualification

Photography, MA, University of the Arts London

20042005

External positions

Education Committee , Royal Photographic Society

2018 → …

External Examiner, BA (Hons) Photography, Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University

Sep 2017 → …

Gallery Committee, Photofusion

2017 → …

External Examiner, MA Fine Art, Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton

Oct 2016 → …

Photography Education Specialist, National Portrait Gallery

2009 → …

Keywords

  • TR Photography
  • Photography and the Archive
  • Socially-engaged photography
  • Community photography
  • Theory
  • Socially-engaged art
  • Practice-based research
  • Documentary photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Photography and death
  • N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
  • Social practice
  • Community
  • Conceptual art
  • Feminism
  • Queer theory

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Research Output 2014 2018

photography
artist
photographer
balance of power
community
Photography
Artist
Residents
Shopping
Aesthetics

Assisted Self-Portraits and GUESTures

Luvera, A. & Kern, M., 2017, Engaged Urbanism: Cities & Methodologies. Campkin, B. & Duijzings, G. (eds.). London: I.B.Tauris, p. 139 - 146 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

moral philosophy
knowledge
community

Let Us Eat Cake

Luvera, A., 2017

Research output: Practice-Based and Non-textual ResearchArtefact

weblog
hate crime
photography
equality
marriage

Young People's Guide to Self-Portraiture

Luvera, A., 2017

Research output: Practice-Based and Non-textual ResearchArtefact

artist
resources
art history
archivist
creativity

Activities 2016 2018

  • 2 Participation in conference
  • 1 Oral presentation

The Social: Framing Other People

Anthony Luvera (Keynote speaker)
22 Mar 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Nordic Summer University Winter Symposium

Anthony Luvera (Speaker)
18 Mar 201620 Mar 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Open Engagement 2016 — POWER

Anthony Luvera (Speaker)
29 Apr 20161 May 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference