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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Conohar Scott

Dr. Conohar Scott is a lecturer in photographic theory and a practicing artist at the School of Media & Film, University of Lincoln. Conohar’s research interests include exploring the representation of environmental despoliation in photography and the application of art as a tool for environmental advocacy. As part of his artistic practice, Conohar founded the collective Environmental Resistance (, which is currently comprised of an environmental scientist, a photographer, a linguist, an anthropologist and a graphic designer. The purpose of the collective is to raise awareness of industrial pollution and campaign for environmental remediation. Conohar also organises symposia under the banner Network Ecologies: Exploring Relations Between Environmental Art, Science & Activism (

Department Responsibilities

Conohar Scott is the joint programme leader of the Photography MA course, and is module co-ordinator for Level 2 and 3 contextual studies modules on the BA Photography programme. 

Subject Specialism

Photographic Theory, Photography, Environmental Art & Politics.


  • PhD — Loughborough University, 2015
  • PGCE (Adult, HE and FE) — University of Bolton, 2006
  • M.Des — Edinburgh College of Art, 2001
  • Ma (Hons) English Literature — University of Glasgow, 1999


  • Research Investment Fund (RIF) — University of Lincoln,
  • Artist in Residency (AIR) — Leverhulme Foundation,
  • Doctoral Scholarship Award — Loughborough University,

Research Interests

  • Environmental Art

  • Environmental Politics

  • Photographic Theory

  • Photography

Research Groups Memberships

  • Art & Political Practice (Lead)

Research Projects

  • Investigating the Environmental and Social Implications of Mining and Petrochemical Pollution in Sardinia — awarded £15000 by RIF in