Craig Ames

Craig Ames is an established lens-based artist, undertaking self-initiated project and arts-based commissions.  As a former soldier and Evidence Photographer in the British Army he has a particular understanding of his subject matter which informs much of his work. Alongside his practice he is also a Senior Lecturer in Photography at the Northern Centre of Photography, University of Sunderland and a speaker at academic institutions and symposiums. 

Ames is also the director of - a new online platform that seeks to generate new ideas, thinking and critical debate regarding the photographic representation of conflict, its effects and implications in the post 9/11 era.  Supported by University of Sunderland this initiative is currently in the developmental stage and the platform is expected to go live in early 2015. 

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