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Dr

Casey
Orr

Casey is currently investigating the lives of women and young people through photographic portraiture. The themes running through the bodies of work include feminism, the female gaze, interconnectedness; migration; autobiography; invisibility; the annihilation of time and space; nature and wildness; lines and borders. Her projects have diverse outputs including print and publications, exhibitions, conference presentations, lectures and photo essays.

Dr Casey Orr is a photographer, researcher and Senior Lecturer in the school of Art, Architecture and Design. She is also a member of the feminist art collective, F=.

Orr has shown in various galleries in the US (Jen Bekman, New York, the University of the Arts, Philadelphia or San Antonio College Gallery, Texas), as well as in galleries, museums and festivals in the UK including Look Liverpool International Photography Festival, Brighton Photo Biennale, The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, The Observer Magazine, The Royal Photographic Society Contemporary Photography Magazine, and The Yorkshire Sculpture Park and (the first time the walls of a prison have been used as a space for art) at HM Prison Leeds.

She considers photography not only as "a tool to document" but also in its poetical relationship to metaphor in a continually changing world.

Dr Orr is a Senior Lecturer, Graphic Art and Design. She also works with PhD research students.

Selected Publications

Journal articles (11)

  • Davies T (2016), Essay Exterminating Angel Press 'The Future is Behind Us' issue (essay/photo essay)
  • Orr CA (2016), Animality, Women & Animals
  • Orr CA (2016), Representations of Power and Power of the Image in British and American Contemporary Photography
  • Orr CA (2015), Saturday Girl (Look 15, International Photography Festival Catalogue).
  • Orr CA (2015), Bonefire
  • Orr CA (2015), "Graphic Interlude"
  • Orr CA (2015), [En ligne]
  • Orr CA (2014), Saturday Girl (Artefact Magazine).
  • Orr CA (2014), Saturday Girl (The Royal Photographic Society Contemporary Photography Journal).
  • Orr CA (2014), By Water
  • Orr CA (2012), The Ardenites

Artefacts (1)

  • Orr CA (2016), Leeds Cultural Conversations

Artworks (3)

  • Orr CA (2014), Saturday Girl (Sidall L, Review).
  • Orr CA (2010), Comings & Goings, Walls Penetrated by Ideas, by Art, Prison Photography
  • Orr CA (2009), Comings & Goings, Prisoners Inside In Focus On The Outside

Books (8)

  • Orr CA; Edwards A (2016) My Generation Leeds New Modernists (Bad Books).. . Leeds: Bad Books.
  • Orr CA (2015) Animality, Women & Animals. . .
  • Orr CA (2015) Saturday Girl (Liverpool International Photography Festival).. . Liverpool: Look 15, Liverpool International Photography Festival.
  • Orr CA (2014) Comings & Goings. . Leeds: Bad Books.
  • Orr CA (2014) Bicyclism.. . Leeds: Bad Books Press.
  • Orr C (2014) Saturday Girl (Bad Books Artefact).. . Leeds: Bad Books.
  • Orr CA (2010) Bone Fire. . Leeds: Bad Books.
  • Orr C (1996) I - Portraits of Anarchists. . A K PressDistribution.

Conference contributions (6)

  • Orr CA (2017) Invisible Women Conference (Liverpool Irish Festival). Liverpool Irish Festival 20171001. Liverpool: .
  • Orr CA (2017) Speak, body: Art, the Reproduction of Capital and the Reproduction of Life University of Leeds . : .
  • Orr CA (2017) Women in the City Leeds Beckett University . : .
  • Orr CA (2015) Photo/Power/US-UK Nations University of Nantes, France 20150301. University of Nantes, France: .
  • Orr CA (2015) Women, Visibility and Playful Acts Leeds Beckett University and The Art Space, Leeds Central Library 20150201. : .
  • Orr CA (2014) By Water (Symposium). British Waters and Beyond: The cultural significance of the sea since 1800. Royal West of England Academy . Royal West of England Academy: .

Exhibitions (24)

  • Orr CA (In press), Bone Fire
  • Orr CA (In press), Comings & Goings
  • Orr CA (In press), Coded
  • Orr CA (In press), By Water
  • Orr CA (In press), By Water
  • Orr CA (In press), By Water
  • Orr CA (In press), By Water, Hey Hot Shot
  • Orr CA (In press), The People's Path, One Landscape Many Views
  • Orr CA (In press), The War Effort
  • Orr CA (In press), Danyella, John Kobal Portrait Exhibition
  • Orr CA (In press), Raymond, John Kobal Portrait Exhibition
  • Orr CA (In press), Recent Works
  • Orr CA (In press), Portraits of Anarchists,
  • Orr CA (In press), i: Portraits of Anarchists
  • Orr CA (In press), i: Portraits of Anarchists
  • Orr CA (In press), Saturday Girl (Gallery Munro House)
  • Orr CA (In press), Library Animal
  • Orr CA (In press), True North
  • Orr CA (In press), Bicyclism, Le Grand Depart, Tour de France Cultural Festival
  • Orr CA (In press), Saturday Girl (Hull International Photography Festival).
  • Orr CA (In press), My Generation Leeds New Modernists (The Chemic Tavern)
  • Orr CA (2014), Saturday Girl (Sidall L, Review).
  • Orr CA (2010), Comings & Goings, Walls Penetrated by Ideas, by Art, Prison Photography
  • Orr CA (2009), Comings & Goings, Prisoners Inside In Focus On The Outside

Films or broadcasts (2)

  • We are F= (Big Screen, Millennium Square, Leeds). (2017) Orr CA. :
  • Project Radio (F= Live Radio Broadcast at &model Gallery). (2015) Orr CA. : Project Radio at &model, Leeds

Internet publications (3)

  • Orr CA (2014), Saturday Girl (itsnicethat.com)
  • Orr CA (2014), Saturday Girl (lensculture.com)
  • Orr CA (2014), Bone Fire, Lfalo dell'Inghilterra del Nord

Newspaper or magazine articles (1)

  • Orr CA (2017), My Generation Leeds New Modernists (The Future is Behind Us)

Other (3)

  • Orr CA (2016), Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World (Société des Anglicistes de l'Enseignement Supérieur).
  • Orr CA (2015), Festival of the Body
  • Orr CA (2014), Saturday Girl (shutter hub.org.uk).

Peer reviews (artworks/exhibitions) (3)

  • Orr CA (2014), Saturday Girl (Sidall L, Review).
  • Orr CA (2010), Comings & Goings, Walls Penetrated by Ideas, by Art, Prison Photography
  • Orr CA (2009), Comings & Goings, Prisoners Inside In Focus On The Outside

Performances (1)

  • Orr CA (2016), Parity like it's 2069
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