Richard Page

Richard Page

  • pager at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer in Digital Photography
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Richard Page is Programme Leader of BA (Hons) Photography at Bournemouth University. An award-winning photographer, he has exhibited and published his photographic work widely. He received the Urbanautica Institute Award for Visual Anthropology (2022) for his project The Dialogue of the Dogs. A solo exhibition of this work was presented at The Francesca Maffeo Gallery (2017) and was featured in The Guardian. He was the recipient of the Jerwood Photography Award (2004) and his artist’s monograph What We Already Know was published by Ffotogallery in 2007. He is the curator of Paper Geographies, which has exhibited at Manchester’s Central Library (2020), The Arles Photography Festival, France (2022) and Format International Photography Festival in Derby (2023). He also curated and edited the exhibition and publication From Common Differences for Diffusion: The Cardiff International Festival of Photography (2013). A Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and External Examiner at several UK universities, Richard has over 25 years’ experience teaching in Higher Education.


  • Format 23 - Format International Photography Festival 2023. Derby: QUAD/FORMAT.
  • Paper Geographies. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University.
  • Future Stories - Tales from the BCP Future Lab. Bournemouth: Feria Urbanism.


  • Page, R.. Paper Geographies. Photography. Manchester Central Library. 20 February-15 April 2020.
  • Page, R.. Paper Geographies. Photography. Atelier Alonso, Arles Photography Festival, France. 4-11 July 2022.
  • Page, R.. Paper Geographies. Format23, Format International Photography Festival. 16 March-18 April 2023.
  • Page, R.. The Dialogue of the Dogs. Photography. The Francesca Maffeo Gallery, Essex. 17 January-28 February 2017.

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Level 4: Photography Fundamentals, Portfolio, Understanding the Image. Level 5: Specialist Portfolio, Studio Photography, Professional Project. Level 7: Storytelling

External Responsibilities

  • Wrexham Glyndwr University, External Examiner BA Photography and Film (2022-2024)
  • De Montfort University, External Examiner BA (Hons) Photography and Video (2022-2026)


  • MA in Photographic Studies (University of Westminster, 2003)


  • Urbanautica Institute Awards 2022: Category Anthropology and Territories (Urbanautica Journal of Visual Anthropology and Cultural Landscape, 2022)
  • The Jerwood Photography Award (Jerwood Foundation, 2004)


  • Higher Education Academy, Senior Fellow (2023-),

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