"Develop a relationship which is more based on photography rather than this hierarchy of student and lecturer."
- Sean Carroll, 3rd year Photography student
Jonathan Shaw is an award-winning photographer and educator based in the UK. His work has been published alongside photographic pioneers such as Eadweard Muybridge and Harold Edgerton. Jonathan's photographic practice has been described as being part of an early generation of artists responsible for the emergence of a new school of photography that blurs the boundaries between the still and moving image.
As an educator in Coventry University's School of Art and Design working with the photography team, he has pioneered free and open undergraduate photography classes #picbod (Picturing the Body) and #phonar (Photography and Narrative). These classes have been accessed by thousands of people all around the globe and the Photographic Mediations collection he curates on iTunesU has been accessed nearly a million times. In 2011 the team successfully launched the world’s first free 'photography class in an app.' This year the latest Picbod 2012 app was featured by iTunes as ”What’s Hot” in Photography apps.