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Tiffany Fairey (Kings College London)

Phase 2 Principal Investigator
Department of War Studies
Kings College London
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Dr Tiffany Fairey is a Research Associate in the Department of War Studies, Kings College London. Co-founder and co-director of award-winning NGO PhotoVoice, she built up the organisation from scratch over its first 10 years running more than 40+ participatory photography and digital media projects in the UK and overseas with community and INGO partners. She has published resources, trained and lectured on participatory photography for social change around the world.

Fairey completed her PhD in Visual Sociology at Goldsmiths College, London (2015). Her research interests revolve around visual, participatory and collaborative methods and storytelling, community arts, arts evaluation and impact. Since 2017 Fairey has worked as a research associate on the AHRC / GCRF funded, ‘Art & Reconciliation’, exploring the role of the arts and artists in reconciliation processes. Fairey teaches and mentors practitioners engaged in participatory visual projects. Her work has been recognised with various awards including the Royal Photographic Society’s Hood Medal for outstanding advance in photography for public service (2010). She holds an MA in Social Anthropology (Edinburgh University), a post-graduate diploma in Community Arts (Goldsmiths) and lived in Latin America for 9 years. She loves taking, looking at, talking about and playing with pictures.

Tiffany is Principal Investigator on the Phase 2 project 'Izazov' (Bosnia and Herzegovina).

Resource Archive

Search or browse the resource archive for films, reports, toolkits and other resources produced by the Changing the Story and its commissioned projects. Items written by Dr Tiffany Fairey are listed below:

Participatory Arts and Youth Activism as Vehicles of Social ChangeThis article by Henry Redwood, Tiffany Fairey, and Jasmin Hasić provides an analytical case study of a participatory youth-led filmmaking project in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Using the conceptual framework of …Dr Henry Redwood, Dr Jasmin Hasić, Dr Tiffany Fairey, , , , , , , bosnia-and-herzegovina locationarticle language-english sdg-10-inequalities sdg-11-sustainable-cities sdg-16-institutions sdg-4-education subject-participatory-arts youth
Izazov Filmmakers: On being young in Bosnia and HerzegovinaBlog (2019/11/26) Izazov Filmmakers: On being young in Bosnia and HerzegovinaDr Tiffany Fairey, , , , , bosnia-and-herzegovina phase2 changemakers locationblog language-english subject-reflections youth
(Un)photographing Peace (2019)Un)photographing Peace is a journal article written by CTS Principal Investigator Tiffany Fairey.Dr Tiffany Fairey, , northern-ireland locationarticle language-english sdg-16-institutions