A Ph.D.

Title: Ciné Parkour: a cinematic and theoretical contribution to the understanding of the practice of parkour.
Supervisors: Professor Michael Wayne, Dr. Alisa Lebow
Brunel University’s Screen Media Research Centre
Completion 2011

Due to my research I was invited to be part of an international consutation committe for the United Nations Article 31 General Comment on Article 31, the Child’s Right. Jan. – Dec. 2012. Since completing my Ph.D I have presented my work at various festivals and exhibitions all over the world as well as participating in academic conferences.

Research interests have included: collaborative filmmaking processes, participant observation, shared cinema, activism, creativity, space, place, identity, phenomenology, mediatisation, sportification, body cultures.
The completed PhD involved the production of a DVD as well as the written thesis. Both can be purchased here.

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