McLeod Gary Roderick

Faculty of Art and Design
Official title
Assistant Professor
Birth date
Research fields
Art at large
Research keywords
Photomedia (history, theory and practice), visual literacy and visual methodologies.
Research projects
Re-examining the role of Google Street View in visual methodologies2021-07 -- 2022-03Gary McLeodUniversity of Tsukuba/Research Grant for Faculty of Art and Design200,000Yen
Rephotographing Uncertainty in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics2020-06 -- 2024-07Gary McLeodUniversity of Tsukuba/Research Grant for Faculty of Art and Design249,000Yen
Finding Time in a Can: Time Poverty and Photomedia2019-06 -- 2020-03Gary McLeodUniversity of Tsukuba/Research Grant for Faculty of Art and Design294,000Yen
Finding Time: temporality and photomedia literacy as experienced during the "Recovery and Reconstruction Games"2019-10 -- 2022-03Gary McLeodJapan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKEN)/Research Activity Start-up2,470,000Yen
Career history
2019-04 -- (current)University of TsukubaFaculty of Art and DesignAssistant Professor
2016-09 -- 2021-09Falmouth UniversityInstitute of PhotographyLecturer
2017-04 -- 2019-03Hosei UniversityGlobal and Interdisciplinary StudiesAssistant Professor
2012-09 -- 2015-01Izmir University of EconomicsFaculty of Art and DesignLecturer
2011-07 -- 2012-07Raffles Design InstituteVisual Communication DesignLecturer
2011-01 -- 2011-05Canterbury Christ Church UniversityDepartment of MediaLecturer
2010-10 -- 2011-05Loughborough UniversityVisual Communication DesignLecturer
Academic background
2009-09 -- 2016-06University of the Arts London Photography Doctoral Program
2006-09 -- 2008-07University of the Arts London Digital Arts Post-graduate Program
1998-10 -- 2001-06Wimbledon School of Art Fine Art Undergraduate Program
2016-06Ph.DUniversity of the Arts London
2008-07MAUniversity of the Arts London
2001-06BA (hons)Wimbledon School of Art
Academic societies
2020-09 -- (current)International Visual Literacy Association
2018-07 -- 2021-03Royal Photographic Society
2018-06 -- 2019-06International Visual Sociology Association
2018-06 -- 2019-06Society for Photographic Education
  • Canning Time: Problematizing Time Poverty with Pinhole Cameras
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    Tsukuba Global Science Week 2020 (TGSW2020) Art Session – Capacity for Depiction: the role of art and design in science proceedings/pp.7-11, 2020-11
  • Rephotograph (v)
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    Philosophy of Photography/10(1)/pp.89-99, 2019-04
  • The User’s Point of View: Borrowing a rephotographic approach towards using user-generated images in experience driven design
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    5th International Congress: Consilience & Innovation in Design/pp.4510-4521, 2013-09
  • The Past is a Different Time Zone : notes on rephotography, place and time
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    GIS journal : the Hosei journal of Global and Interdisciplinary Studies/4/pp.1-20, 2018-03
  • Rephotographing Place Together: Japan and the Challenger expedition
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    Cumulus 2016: In this Place/pp.381-391, 2016-04
  • Rephotography for photographers: discussing methodological compromises by post-graduate online learners of photography
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    Journal of Visual Literacy, 2019-01
  • Rephotographic Powers: revisiting rephotography at Photomedia 2014
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    Photographic Powers: Helsinki Photomedia 2014,/pp.45-83, 2015-09
  • In the wake of SNS Challenger: Rephotographing collectively online with informal learners
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education/11(2)/pp.177-197, 2012-12
  • Rephotography: Expanding Conversations about Place over Time
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    Routledge, 2022-12
  • An Unfolding Voyage: Rephotography and the Challenger Expedition
    McLeod Gary Roderick
Conference, etc.
  • Art and Design through Corona: The Role of Art in Global Issues
    Fujita Naoko; 貴広 森尾; 美希 山本; McLeod Gary
    Tsukuba Global Science Week 2020/2020-09-18--2020-10-18
  • Reveling in Difference: A critical look at the illustrative power of ‘rephotography’.
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    Mediasia 2017: "History, Story, Narrative"./2017-10-27--2017-10-29
  • Then and Again: Can rephotography deepen critical visual skills in the classroom
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    The 4th Japan Conference of the Asia Digital Art and Design Association,/2017-11-03--2017-11-03
  • Shared Sight/s: Reconsidering an application of participatory rephotography.
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    The 5th International Visual Methods Conference: Visualizing the City,/2017-08-16--2017-08-18
  • Right Here, Right Now: Teaching rephotography in an era of post-truth.
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    Photomedia 2018: Reconsidering the “Post-truth Condition”: Epistemologies of the photographic image/2018-03-26--2018-03-28
  • The ‘Decommissioning’ of SNS Challenger: a Case Study of Contemporary Obstacles Facing Collective Use of Archival Imagery in the Age of Participatory Media
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    ICOM Maizuru Meeting 2018/2018-09-30--2018-09-30
  • Learning not to go there (again): virtual rephotography and visual literacy
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    2020 International Visual Literacy Conference-VISUAL LITERACY IN THE VIRTUAL REALM/2020-09-24--2020-09-26
  • Finding Time in Iwate
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    The 11th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia2020)/2020-11-12--2020-11-14
  • At Home with Others
    McLeod Gary Roderick
  • Shared Sight/s: an exhibition by Gary McLeod & Others
    McLeod Gary Roderick
2021-10 -- 2022-02Advanced Seminar: Theory of Design IIBUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-10 -- 2022-02Advanced Seminar: Theory of Design IBUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-04 -- 2021-08Advanced Seminar: Theory of Design IIAUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-04 -- 2021-08Advanced Seminar: Theory of Design IAUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-08 -- 2021-09Workshops: Photomedia AUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-10 -- 2022-02Omnibus Lecture: Constructive Arts 2University of Tsukuba.
2021-10 -- 2022-02Workshops on Communication Art and Design 4University of Tsukuba.
2021-04 -- 2021-08Workshops on Communication Art and Design 4University of Tsukuba.
2021-10 -- 2021-12Special Topics in PhotomediaUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-10 -- 2022-02Advanced Seminar: Theory of Art IBUniversity of Tsukuba.
  • Virtual Rephotography
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    Falmouth University/2020-04-29--2020-04-29
  • Participatory Rephotography: expanding conversations about place over time
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    Hosei University/2017-11-07--2017-11-07
  • Finding Time in Kamaishi
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    Izmir University of Economics/2021-05-21--2021-05-21
  • The Past is a Different Time Zone
    McLeod Gary Roderick
    MEDIT Seminar/2018-03-29--2018-03-29

(Last updated: 2022-02-22)