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Dr Anne Burke - Senior Lecturer in Visual Culture / Photography

Dr Anne Burke

Senior Lecturer in Visual Culture / Photography

Anne Burke is a member of the Diasporic and Transcultural Practices Cluster

Anne is a Senior Lecture in Visual Culture (Photography) at Middlesex University. Following a BA in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, she worked for several years in the field of international human rights lobbying, before taking up post-graduate study in Photography. Her practice based PhD focused on the performative role of photography in ethnographic studies of the Aran Islands, Co. Galway.



‘Framing the Archive: The Photographs’. Treasures of the National Folklore Collection, Dublin: Four Courts Press

‘Am I seeing what I’m believing’ Expedition: Land/Water and the Visual Arts, University of Plymouth Press

‘Intersections: integrating photographic practice and historical enquiry’, Journal of Media Practice

‘Photos that protest: representing state violence in Colombia’, Afterimage: the Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism, Aesthetics of Atrocity, Special Issue

‘Language, Typography and Placemaking in contemporary Ireland. Walking the contested territories of Irish and Ulster-Scots text’, Concordia Journal of Irish Studies, Conference Issue.


Commissioned exhibitions

Lip-an-Lagin: the Waters of South Lough Neagh – Solo show, Millennium Court, Portadown, Co. Armagh, Nov 08 – Jan 09

London Street: A visual exploration – collaborative piece contextualised by Gail Baylis, Context Gallery, Derry, Oct - Nov 2008

Murmurs - Solo show, Meath County Council Offices, Ashbourne, February 2008

Ballyhaise Framed - Cavan Public Library Exhibition Space, August 2007

Intersections: exploring encounter on the Aran Islands - Solo show, PhD practice, Riverside Theatre, Coleraine, July 2007

Image Casting: Cavan County Museum, Ballyjamesduff & An Cregán Visitors Centre, Tyrone, June-August 2005

PhD supervisions:

Philip Clarke: New Style Roles: Defining and redefining the fashion stylist.

Carla Hamer: The embodied camera: a relation between identity, space and representation in transnational migrant communities

Alexandra Murphy: An Inert State: Tracing the death-drive through photographic medium and representation