Dr Kristine Juncker

Job: Research Fellow Photographic History Research Centre / Visiting Lecturer MA Programme in Photographic History and Practice

Faculty: Arts, Design and Humanities

School/department: School of Media and Communication

Research group(s): Photographic History Research Centre

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, UK, LE1 9BH

T: N/A

E: kjuncker@dmu.ac.uk

W: https://www.dmu.ac.uk/phrc


Research interests/expertise

History of Photography; Latin American and African Photography; African Diaspora.

Membership of professional associations and societies

College Art Association.  (2000 to the present)
Arts Council of the African Studies Association. (2004 to the present)
Society for Latin American Studies (2009 to present)
Caribbean Studies Association (2009 to present)

Conference attendance

Photographs of the Crossroads: Afro-Cuban Espiritismo before the Revolution. To be presented at Cuba Studies Research Conference, Cuba Studies Research Centre. University of Nottingham, Nottingham. (September 2012)

Photographs of the Crossroads: Afro-Cuban Espiritismo before the Revolution. Presented at University Seminar in the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas. Columbia University, New York. (April 2012)

Prop Art: African Imagery in Cuban Graphic Design.’ College Art Association Conference, New York. (February 2011)

‘The Art of Historical Desire: Art of Spanish Harlem from the 1950s and 60s.’  Paper for panel on “Diasporic Boundaries, Art, Slavery and the Visual Field.”  College Art Association Conference.  Los Angeles, CA. (February 2009).

Professional esteem indicators

Book and Exhibition Reviews

“Figures and Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography.” Exhibition review. Victoria and Albert Museum. 12 April – 17 July 2011. African Arts. M.I.T. Press. Spring 2012.

Rogers, Molly. Delia’s Tear: Race, Science and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America. New Haven: Yale University Press. 2010. For: History of Photography. Spring 2012.

“Beyond the Shitstorm,” Chris Ofili Retrospective at Tate Britain, Jan 2010-Apr 2010. For: Nka:  Journal of Contemporary African Art. Duke University Press. Spring 2011.

Imperato, Pascal James, Leonard Kahan, and Donna Page, eds. Surfaces: Color, Substances, and Ritual Applications on African Sculpture. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009. CAA.Reviews. Spring 2010.

“Authoritative Voices.” Miller, Ivor. Voice of the Leopard: African Secret Societies and Cuba. 2009. For African Arts. M.I.T. Press. Spring 2010.   

“Sokari Douglas Camp.” New Arts Exchange Exhibition, Nov 2008-Jan 2009.  Nottingham, United Kingdom. For Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art. New York: Cornell University Press. January 2010. 

“A Return to Folklore.”  Cros Sandoval, Mercedes.  Worldview, the Orichas and Santeria. Miami: University of Florida Press.  2006.  For H-Net Reviews.  Available: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=64801198258965 (September 2007)

Kristine Juncker