Innerview: David Campbell on Embedding

Innerview: David Campbell on Embedding (2013) Kaempf, Sebastian, Mantello, Peter, Rae, Ali and Walker, Ben

Creator Kaempf, Sebastian
Mantello, Peter
Rae, Ali
Walker, Ben
Title Innerview: David Campbell on Embedding
Place of publication Beppu, Oita, Japan
Publisher the vision machine
Publication date 2013-07-14
Series TheVisionMachine Spotlight; Innerviews
Format Video
Language eng
Rights Sebastian Kaempf and Peter Mantello
Subject Recorded/Rendered Creative Work - Audio/Visual recording
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Professor David Campbell ( is a writer, researcher, teacher, videographer, and producer engaged in the analysis and production of visual storytelling. With his writing and research he focuses on photography, multimedia and politics. He examines how documentary photography and photojournalism work, the opportunities multimedia bring, and the challenges presented by the revolutions in the new media economy. With his creative practice he works both as a multimedia producer collaborating with photographers and as a documentarian flying solo.

David has written or edited six books and some 50 articles and essays. This research deals with how atrocity, famine, war and ‘Africa’ are represented, how photographs function to visualize the global landscape, and how US foreign policy and wars in Bosnia and Iraq have been produced. He has curated three large visual projects (Atrocity, Memory, Photography, Imaging Famine, and the Visual Economy of HIV-AIDS).

For the past two decades he has taught visual culture, geography and politics at universities in the US, Australia and the UK, most recently as Professor of International Politics at Newcastle University (1997-2004) and then Professor of Cultural and Political Geography at Durham University (2004-10).

Now he works free-lance and independently, but retains a number of affiliations. He’s a member of the Durham Centre for Advanced Photography Studies at Durham University, Visiting Professor in the Northern Centre of Photography at Sunderland University, and Honorary Professor in the School of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Queensland, Australia (where he is part of the Australian Research Council funded project on how images shape our response to humanitarian crises).

This innerview with David for TheVisionMachine was conducted by Sebastian Kaempf and Peter Mantello in Alphabet City, New York City, on 9 February 2010 and edited by Ali Rae and Ben Walker.
Keyword Embedded journalism
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Video Document
Collection: School of Political Science and International Studies Publications
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Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2014, 16:37:17 EST by Sebastian Kaempf on behalf of School of Political Science & Internat'l Studies