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Susanna Collinson

histories of photography; Indigenous and settler-colonial studies; intersections between infrastructure, legal geographies and landscapes
Research Interests: 

Histories of photography, critical legal geographies, settler colonial studies, Indigenous studies, Infrastructure, archival theory, landscape photography, outer space, new media and design

Selected Publications: 

‘Light Writing in Aotearoa New Zealand’, ArtMatter 2: Agency and Aesthetics, Auckland: Auckland Art Gallery, 2018.

Selected Presentations: 

‘Chronoscopic Settlement’ Agency and Aesthetics: Photography in the Expanded Field Symposium, Auckland Art Gallery, 2017.

‘Pixelated Geographies’ (with Stephen Turner) ‘Global Ecologies- Local Impacts’ Conference, University of Sydney, November 2016.

‘Learning as Crying/Crying as Learning’ (with Stephen Turner) History of Emotions Conference, Stout Centre, Victoria University Wellington, September 2015

Teaching Interests: 


Honors and Awards: 

Chancellors Fellowship, University of Santa Cruz

University of Auckland Masters Research Scholarship


Education and Training: 
BA/BFA University of Auckland, 2014
MA University of Auckland, 2017
Grad Dip. Laws, University of Waikato, 2018