Dr Tara McLennan
Senior Lecturer

Dr Tara McLennan

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of the Arts and Media

A PhD graduate from UNSW, Tara McLennan is a lecturer in the School of the Arts and Media within the Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture. She teaches in media and cultural studies, with a particular investment in both photography theory and digital culture. She adopts creative practices to explore visual culture and a poetics of the past in the context of digital media ecologies. Her work uses media archaeology to query the relationship between images, material media practices, and memory.

  • Journal articles | 2020
    McLennan T, 2020, 'Light-Writing and Photography’s Bodies of Memory', Life Writing, 17, pp. 539 - 560, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14484528.2020.1769310
    Journal articles | 2018
    McLennan T, 2018, 'Memories in the networked assemblage: How algorithms shape personal photographs', Fusion Journal, pp. 30 - 30
    Journal articles | 2016
    McLennan T, 2016, 'Hashtag "Sunset": Smartphone Photography and the Punctum of Time', The International Journal of the Image, 7, pp. 33 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.18848/2154-8560/cgp/v07i01/33-43