Dr Justin Carville

Dr. Justin Carville is a lecturer in Historical and Theoretical Studies in Photography at the National Film School, IADT. Widely published in Ireland and internationally, he has written over 100 reviews, exhibition catalogue essays, peer-reviewed journal papers, and essays for edited collections on the history of photography.  The focus of current research by Dr. Carville is on the relations between photography, ethnography and race in Ireland for a book entitled The Ungovernable Eye: Photography, Race and Ireland. Future research projects include studies of vernacular photography and migration.

Dr. Carville has significant experience in Doctoral and MA by Research supervision in the areas of the history and theory of photography, and practice-led research. Dr. Carville has received numerous fellowships and awards including a Government of Ireland Research Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences and Government of Ireland Research Fellowship in the Humanities and Social Sciences, both awarded by the Irish Research Council. In 2017, he received funding from the Terra Foundation and will host a conference in partnership with the University of Bergen at the National Film School, IADT in June 2018.