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Dr Jane Simon researches and teaches in visual cultural studies, film studies and photography. Jane has published articles on amateur and experimental film, photography, artist's books and modes of writing about visual culture. Jane also specialises in photographic media and artists' books. Her artists' books are in international public collections including Manchester Metropolitan University's  Special Collections Library and University of West England's Centre for Fine Print Research. Jane completed her PhD in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney in 2007 and in 2010 Jane was a Visiting Leverhulme Trust Research Fellow in the European Centre for Photographic Research at the University of Wales, UK. From 2013-2016 Jane was Co-Editor of the journal Somatechnics, published by Edinburgh University Press.

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disability studies Social Sciences
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diagnostic Social Sciences
artist Social Sciences
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Projects 2012 2019

Research Outputs 2006 2019

Contemplating life: Rinko Kawauchi's autobiography of seeing

Simon, J., 2019, Photography and ontology: unsettling images. West Brett, D. & Lusty, N. (eds.). New York ; London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 119-131 13 p. (Routledge History of Photography).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Autobiography
Photography
Referentiality
Japan
Self-representation

Feeling around for matter: Mikiko Hara's quiet observations

Simon, J., 5 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Trans-Asia photography review. 10, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Documenting the domestic: Chantal Akerman's experimental autobiography as archive

Simon, J., 2017, In : Australian Feminist Studies. 32, 91-92, p. 150-170 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

habits
experimental film
movies
commerce
news
disability studies
literacy
resources
education
diagnostic

Ordinary things, domestic space and photography: Takashi Yasumura's interiors

Simon, J., 2015, Occupation: ruin, repudiation, revolution: constructed space conceptualized. Churchill, L. & Smith, D. (eds.). Farnham, UK: Ashgate Publishing, p. 83-98 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review