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Robyn Perros

Teaching Assistant Writing and Editing, Course Co-ordinator JMS2 WEPD
r.perros@ru.ac.za
046 603 7108

Qualifications:
BJourn (Rhodes), MA Creative Writing (Rhodes)

Industry experience

July 2017 to January 2020: We Edit Podcasts writer and editor, Toronto, Canada

2016-2019: ZigZag Magazine writer and photographer/assistant online editor/freelance sub-Editor (print), Durban

October 2014 to March 2016: Mahala Magazine writer and photographer/managing editor, Durban

January 2014 to June 2014: UBuntu Bridge (isiXhosa language NPO) creative assistant, Cape Town

Freelance copywriting and photography produced for clients and publications such as: Matt Kay Photography, Samora Chapman Photography, Mami Wata, Graffiti South Africa, Huck Magazine, Okay Africa, Bubblegum Club, The Lake, SA Forestry Magazine, Tomy Takkies, Axe, Hunters, Zigzag Magazine, Mahala Magazine, The International Symposium of Electronic Art (ISEA), Ons Klyntji zine.

Courses

JMS2: Writing, Editing, Photography & Design (WEPD)

JMS4: Media Fundamentals Course Writing and Editing Lecturer

Research areas

PhD study on online mourning practices, ancestry, the body, and death in the digital age 

Creative outputs

The KwaZulu-Natal Society of Arts (KZNSA), Durban, 2018 and 2019 (analogue photography)

Women’s Mural Art Festival hosted by Space Case Gallery, Durban 2019 (public reading)

Street Art Cinemart, Johannesburg, 2018 (documentary film)

Digi Fest Durban, 2018 (documentary film)

Open Plan Studio, Durban, 2017 and 2018 (analogue photography)

Green Camp Gallery, Durban, 2017 (documentary film and photography)

The Other Room, Durban, 2017 (multimedia performance art, installation, analogue photography, videography)

The Biennial International Society of Critical Health Psychology Conference, 2013 (documentary film)

Campus Doc Film Festival, Utrecht Universit