Get to know the team behind Photo Miners

Photo Archive Miners are three people, Jason, Ben, and Mark. We work with institutions such as museums and galleries to develop their digital participation strategies by repurposing photographic archives for work with the public.

Jason Scott Tilley

Jason Scott Tilley Photographer

Thirty years as a press photographer, and the last fifteen as an artistic photogrpaher. Funded by ACE many times, undertaken residencies at Coventry University.

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Benjamin Kyneswood University lecturer and researcher

Fifteen years as a community worker and radio producer. Lecturer in Sociology at Coventry University. Uses co-production in research with communities, putting on exhibitions, producing books and films to try to create impact with public sociology.

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Mark Cook Independent Historian

A track record of effective community engagement as a skilled trainer and facilitator. Specialises in helping people tell their own stories, and is keen to help uncover hidden or under-recorded histories.

Our Advisors

We are supported by advisors who provide us with opinion and feedback.

Pete James

Independent curator and photography historian

Kate Organ

Independent arts management consultant

Anousha Yadav

Mumbai visual artist and photographic archivist

Val Williams

Professor of Photography University of the Arts

Mick Carpenter

Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Warwick

Paul Maddocks

Coventry historian, committee member, Coventry Society

Keith Jeffries

CUSE Business Manager

Susan Dalloe

Heritage Consultant

Tarla Patel

Coventry visual artist