Amanda Egbe

Lecturer in Media Production

Amanda Egbe is an artist, researcher and filmmaker whose artistic practice and research concerns moving image archives and digital technologies and practices.

Amanda’s research focuses on the practice and theory of radical archiving practices, media histories, digital technologies, race, politics and the ethics of new media. She has worked on large-scale digitisation projects such as the National Review of Live Art Archives at the University of Bristol and also archives the Tesla Art and Science Research Interest Group collection.

Her current projects include: Where Were You in 1992? which is concerned with media activism in the 1990s. She is also exploring future media production practices and techniques in local industries.

Amanda's teaching covers the practical and theoretical applications of media technologies. Her teaching practice centres around blended learning practices and problem-based learning and includes visits to museums, galleries, festivals as well as talks and masterclasses from invited experts.



  • MPhil Film & Media - University of Plymouth
  • PGCAP 600 - University of Plymouth
  • GTA General Teaching Certificate - University of Plymouth
  • MA in Digital Media: Technology and Cultural Form - Goldsmiths College, University of London
  • BA (Hons) Contemporary Media Practice - University of Westminster

Teaching Areas

  • 360 Video, Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality
  • Web Design, Web Development and Web Interactivity
  • Creative Coding
  • Digital Cultures, Media Theory, New Media Theory
  • Experimental and Radical Cinema film
  • Black British, and Queer Cinema
  • Moving Image Archives
  • Participatory Art Practices

Research Areas

  • New Media and Future Media
  • Media Archaeology, Media Histories and Technology Studies
  • Interaction and Virtual Environments
  • Media Activism and Radical Media
  • Media & Identity
  • Race, Power and the Media

External Roles

External Examiner at Bournemouth University

Selected Publications/Papers/Screenings

  • Egbe A. (Forthcoming) Between Copyright and Creativity: Edison’s Kinetoscope and Technological Innovations in Optical Printing. In Crisp, V., Gonring, G. Menotti eds. Practices of Projection: Histories and Technologies. Oxford University Press
  • Egbe, A. & Novakovic, R. (2018) [Screening] Where Were You in 1992?: Rumours of War, Besides the Screen 2018, Kings College, University of London, UK.
  • Egbe, A. & Novakovic, R. (2018) [Screening] Where Were You in 1992?: Rumours of War, IIPPE 2018 Conference, University of Pula, Croatia.
  • Egbe, A., Op den Kamp, C. (2016) Thomas Edison’s Kinetoscope and the Campaign to Control the Film Industry, Besides the Screen, Geometry/projection/performance Conference, Coventry University 20 – 22 July, 2016
  • Egbe A. (2016) Mnemosyne Moving Image Archive: Ethics and assemblage as a radical archival practice, Doing Women’s Film and Television History III Conference, 2016 Conference, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, May 18 – 20, 2016
  • Egbe A. (2016) [Review] Avant-Garde Museology, Leonardo Journal May 2016
  • Egbe A. (2016) [Review] Writing and Unwriting (Media) Art History: Erkki Kurenniemi in 2048, Leonardo Journal, May 2016

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