Subtext exhibition, Brisbane
Subtext exhibition, Brisbane

by Bridgette McKelvey

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Subtext exhibition, Brisbane
Subtext exhibition, Brisbane

by Bridgette McKelvey

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behind the lens

Dr Bridgette McKelvey is an award-winning digital designer, writer, photographer, filmmaker and educator. Pacific roots- Celtic New Zealand, Samoan and Maori- feed saltwater imagery and a respectful understanding of traditional knowledge and practices. Works innovate stories of Australian identity, social justice, ecology and animal conservation for positive change outcomes.



Bridgette has delivered successive high-impact projects for government, and lectured and coordinated Creative Industries programs and workshops for QUT, Brisbane Youth Education and Training Centre, Griffith University and Health and Community Services.

Shadows: re-visualising the shark, her PhD, was presented to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in 2012.


Qualifications:

  • PhD in photography and multimedia, Creative Industries,
    Queensland University of Technology

  • MA in photography and multimedia, Creative Industries,
    Queensland University of Technology

  • BA, majoring in law & Japanese,
    University of Queensland

  • Grad Dip Communications Practice, majoring in film and television,
    Queensland University of Technology

  • Grad Cert Cambridge CELTA Teaching, University of Queensland

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