Andre Pinkowski

Academic Lead

Anna-Sophia John

Publishing Intern

Livia Smith

Library Intern

Andre Pinkowski is Senior Lecturer in Photography at the University of Westminster. Before graduating at Goldsmiths University of London with his MA, he studied at the University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Germany as well as at the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA. He started working as a freelance photographer in 1993, was involved editing several photographic magazine publications and is founder of ONIMAGE, a picture agency for reproduction rights of contemporary photography. In 2006 he started a student-led agency and international photography prize within the Media, Arts and Design Department – WESTPHOTO – involving current students from various departments, alumni and practicing photographers/artist based in London. He sits on the board of advisers of the London Festival of Photography and is external examiner at Ravensbourne College.

Anna-Sophia John is a Visual Artist and Publishing Intern at WESTPHOTO – University of Westminster. She is a recent alumni from University of Westminster’s Photographic Arts course as well as the UAL Leeds College of Art foundation diploma. Since graduating Anna has been working with photographers including Nadav Kander and Stephen Gill, as well as, curating the ongoing exhibition SO WHAT which focuses on contemporary international still life photography. The show focuses on both established and up-and-coming artists including Jack Carvosso, Thomas Albdorf, David Brandon Geeting, Etienne Coutois, Abel Minnee and many more. Currently, Anna is focusing on making her own work that has been part of group exhibitions in Austria, China and the UK.

Livia is a WESTPHOTO intern, visual artist, self-publisher and University of Westminster Photographic Arts alumni. Whilst her practice focuses primarily on the processes of photography, it involves a range of disciplines including video installation and sculpture.
Alongside making her own work, Livia is co-founder of Photography &, a self-published zine aiming to create collaborative opportunities between artists who work in cross disciplinary ways. Featured artists have included Jack Carvosso, Alexandra Lethbridge, Tom Heatly and James William Murray.
Over the last few years, Livia has had the opportunity to develop her skills working in a number of creative industries. Such roles have included Camera Assistant for Pundersons Gardens Films, Production runner for Ridley Scott Associates and Editorial Intern at Black Dog Publishing.
In her spare time Livia volunteers for Bloody Good Period, a charity providing sanitary care to women in difficult circumstances.