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My name is Bethany and I’m currently based in Bristol, U.K.
I hold a first class honours degree from Central Saint Martins and a Masters degree in Visual Culture and Art History at Oxford University. I completed my doctorate at Central Saint Martins, researching trauma narratives in digital culture under an AHRC TECHNE scholarship.
I am a lecturer in Media Communication at Bath Spa University, have previously acted as a visiting lecturer at Central Saint Martins, and have worked in arts and literature outreach for a number of years. I have presented my research and creative work at Brighton University, London College of Fashion, Bath Spa and Oxford University, and have published my academic writing at First Monday, Galactica Journal and Palgrave Macmillan’s ‘Discourses of Anxiety’ collection amongst others.
I am the Editor in Chief and founder of the mental health journal Doll Hospital.
My work has been featured in Dazed and Confused, Vice, xoVain, Rookie Magazine, Buzzfeed, The New Statesman, i-D and The Hairpin to name a few.
I’m currently making a documentary called Sad Girl Cinema on mental health and movie representation with artist Claire Biddles.
I hope you’re having a good day!