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Mr Allan <br> Taylor

Lecturer

<br>, Humanities and Creative Industries

<p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri">Allan has worked as a feature writer specialising in commercial content, writing advertorial, native and branded content for media owners like BBC Worldwide and publications such as Radio Times and Lonely Planet Traveller. He is currently finishing his practice-led PhD thesis entitled ‘Performance, Photography, Performativity: what the still image does’ at Falmouth University.</font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri"><br></font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri">Activities and responsibilities</font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri"> </font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri">Teaching both theory and practice, Allan supervises execution and development of students’ creative ideas and prepares students for careers in the media industry. He also encourages students to think reflexively about their practice and how theory informs their creative ideas.</font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri"> </font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri">Areas of Interest/Summary of Expertise</font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri"> </font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri">Allan’s research interests lie in the ‘doing’ of imagery and photography in relation to contemporary society, the documentation of live art and performance, the relationship between fine art and advertising and digital innovation in the media industries.</font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri"> </font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri">Teaching: Programmes</font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri"> </font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri">•Advertising</font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri">•Cultural Studies</font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri">•Media Studies</font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri">•Journalism</font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri"> </font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri">Teaching: Modules</font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri"> </font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri">•CC4703 Branding in Theory and Practice</font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri">•CC5701 Pitching for Business</font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri">•CC5704 Planning the City</font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri">•CC6704 Campaign Design and Execution</font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri">•MS6101 Production Dissertation</font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125);"><font face="Calibri">• MS6103 Mobile Media Production</font></span></p><p style="display: inline-block;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </font></p>



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    I am currently co-authoring a chapter on documenting performance through photography for an upcoming Bloomsbury book and I am an active member of TaPRA’s Documenting Performance Working Group. My practice-as-research has been exhibited in China and London, as well as presented at conferences nationwide.




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