Patricia Routh is a professional Photographer/Artist and Doctoral Candidate at the University of Leicester. Her research focuses on an area within digital/postdigital aesthetics, analysing the transformation of experience and identity within the digitally mediated communication of mobile phone visualisation and imaging.
Prior research calculated the perception of image retouching, identity and aspects of the Uncanny Valley where she earned an MSc degree. She has a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in Sculpture & New Media.
Since 2002, she has been privately commissioned in the United States of America, Mexico and United Kingdom for her unique style of photography, motion graphics and digital video. She has also worked as an Information Architect, GUI designer and as a Director of a Digital Arts Centre in higher education.
Her video art animations and digital prints have been exhibited, broadcast and screened internationally in museums and galleries . Her art is currently represented by the LACDA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art).
She also has a life long interest in animals and studied evolutionary biology and animal behavior , earning the title of Zoological Docent from UCLA and the Los Angeles Zoo in 2002. Since 1989, she has volunteered at two AZA accredited Zoo’s in the USA specialising in the topics of canidae and primates.
- What Would Digital Art History Look Like? (bigthink.com)