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Lydia Bigley

Lydia Bigley

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Profession: Journalist & Photographer
Status: available for assignments
Location: London , United Kingdom ( LHR )
Home base: London, UK
URL: http://www.lydiabigley.com
Email: •••••••• (private)
Languages spoken: English, German, basic Russian
Organization: Freelance
Journal: http://www.sunburntinsiberia.blogspot.com/
Last login: over 4 years ago
Member since: 05 Oct 2007 12:10

About

Born in Dublin, Ireland. I have a BA in Communications Studies, specialising in photography, from Dublin City University, and an MA in Photojournalism from the University of Westminster. Most of my work focuses on looking at the unknown and misunderstood, and counteracting the stereotypes that persist in society. I am currently based in London working as a freelance journalist & photographer.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Russia – in particular: life and culture in Siberia and the Russian Far-East.
Germany – in particular: Berlin, contemporary German culture & language, contemporary German cinema, and music.
Queer Theory – “Transgender/transgressive identities, Drag Kings, Gay & Lesbian culture.
Drugs Culture.
Bilingualism/Multilingualism – Second language acquisition.
Women’s participation in professional sports

Photography Projects Completed:
2007 “This is Summer“ a journey through a Siberian summer looking at youth culture in contemporary Siberia and the Russian Far East.

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