Karin Stowe has been a senior lecturer teaching at different Universities in the UK for the last 15 years. He has also been a practising award-winning documentary filmmaker and photojournalist for the last 20 years. He is currently co–owner of the documentary, film and media training companies Citizen Camera and Aweland films working on commissions from the 3rd sector producing documentary films and running media training for charities and indigenous communities. His photography and articles have been published in major UK and world media outlets, whilst documentary films have won international competitions and been screened on television stations worldwide. His teaching spans across the theoretical and technical aspects of documentary, film and media with specialism in filmmaking, photography and multimedia online representation. As a media practitioner working in the industry he has the ability to incorporate industry standards, commerce and practical experience into his teaching; constantly modifying content to reflect the changing media environment. Karin also has a deep theoretical, conceptual and historical awareness and knowledge of various forms of media communication, looking at elements such as visual anthropology, ethics, notions of truth and subjectivity, representation and observation. These combined skills and experience provide a holistic teaching practice that develops students into successful media theorists, communicators and practitioners in industry and further education. Karin undertook a degree in Fine Art photography and communications, An MA in Experimental film and a PGCE/FE specialising in Expressive behaviourism. Karin has a keen interest in physiotherapy. Undertaking a 3-year degree in Japanese body manipulation (MRSS) and physiotherapy becoming a lead practitioner for 5 years at the Multiple Sclerosis centre in Shoreham, Sussex. He still practices and is a keen martial artist and weekend urban explorer. Karin is currently directing media worldwide campaigns for organisations like Save the Children, Amnesty and Green Peace.
Documentary, film and media training: Citizen Camera.
Creative film and media campaigns: Aweland films