Dr Kyle Barrett
Qualifications: Doctorate of Philosophy, BA (Hons.) First Class Filmmaking and Screenwriting, PgCert Research Methods
Film; Gender; Screen and Media
Creative Documentary Practice, Transmedia, Transnationalism, Screenwriting, National Cinemas, Film Production, LGBTQ+ Representation
Transnational cinemas, film production, creative documentary practice, gender and class representation, LGBTQ+ studies, psychogeography, essay film, DIY cultures, small nation cinemas, punk cultures, transmedia, embodied research, multimedia arts practices, interactivity, auteur studies, Hollywood cinema, screen production research, television studies, experimental film practices.
Barrett, K. (2022). Slow Slippy: Still shite being Scottish? T2: Trainspotting and the ‘Scottish European’. In G. Gergely, & S. Hayward (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to European Cinema. Abingdon: Routledge.
Barrett, K. (2021). ReFocus: the Films of Mary Harron. EUP.
Barrett, K. (2021). Between Two Worlds: Is it Film or is it Television? Twin Peaks: The Return and the Undefinable Assemblage. In It is in Our House Now: Twin Peaks: The Return Online Conference. Online.
Barrett, K. (2021). Drifting with Cousins: Mark Cousins and the Psychogeographical Essay Film. Ekphrasis: Images, Cinema, Theory, Media, 26(2), 27-42. doi:10.24193/ekphrasis.26.3
Chief Supervisor: June 2019-present
PhD Candidate: Wairehu Grant
Thesis Title: “Three Chord Rebellion and the White Cloud – Examining Indigenous Punk Identities in Aotearoa”
Co-Supervisor: June 2021-present
PhD Candidate: Liwei Fang
Thesis Title: “Experimental Animation in Aotearoa”
Co-Supervisor: October 2018-present
PhD Candidate: Sai Krishna Srinivasan
Thesis Title: “Formless, Incorporeal and Floating Audiences: Examination of the Application and Assimilation of Virtual Reality in Theatre Performances”
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