Tom Slevin has a cross-disciplinary teaching and research background in visual culture, with specific concern in critical theory, philosophies of technology & bodily representation in photography, art history, media and film. His PhD (University of London) explored issues of ideology and representation through a cross-disciplinary and transmedia approach to the political, philosophical and technological dimensions of modernist visual culture and the European avant-garde.



Teaching History


2011 - current: Senior Lecturer

School of Art, Design & Fashion, Southampton Solent University


2008 - 2011: Lecturer

School of Communication Media, University for the Creative Arts


2004 - 2010: Postgraduate Academic Supervisor, Visiting Lecturer & Associate Tutor, Royal Holloway University of London



Courses Taught



Sarah Hand 'Layering Systems in Convergent Photography' (as PhD Advisor)



MA Photography: Research Methods

MA Photography: Practice & Context

MA Photography: Critical Research

MA Photography: Resolution & Evaluation

MA Photography: Visual Project

International Postgraduate Diploma



BA (Hons) Photography: Dissertation

BA (Hons) Photography: Image-Text Analysis

BA (Hons) Photography: Photographic History & Theory

BA (Hons) Photography: Concepts & Themes

BA (Hons) Photography: Orientation

BA (Hons) Photography: Methods & Approaches

BA (Hons) Photography (Contemporary Practice): Object and Body

BA (Hons) Photography (Contemporary Practice): Lines of Sight

BA (Hons) Photography (Contemporary Practice): The Active Image

BA (Hons) Photography (Contemporary Practice): Images in Context: Exhibition

BA (Hons) Photography (Contemporary Practice): Independent Critical Practice

BA (Hons) Photography (Contemporary Practice): Visual Development

BA (Hons) Media Arts: Film and Television History

BA (Hons) Media Arts: Modernist Avant-Garde Film

BA (Hons) Media Arts: Critical Methodologies