Tom Poultney - Head of HE Creative Arts

Tom is Head of Creative Arts at University Centre at Leeds City College but is also an artist from Birmingham. He researches and uses art about internet culture, folk art and functional art.

Research Interests:

  • Memes
  • Internet culture
  • Folk art
  • Surveillance
  • Phenomenology

Matthew Smith - Programme Manager

Matt has been working at Leeds City College since 2004. His research interests lie in family photographs and how we use and display them. His current research is looking at the state of class and gender within society.

Research / photographic interests:

  • The significance of the family album
  • An exploration of man’s use of the shed as escape

Jonathan Turner - Lecturer

Research / photographic interests:

  • Typologies within photography
  • Community and Identity, the diversity of Leeds