Adrian Lovis has a background in photography, as well as a former career in nursing. He holds an MA from the Royal College of Art and a Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in the Creative Arts He is currently Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at UCA Canterbury where his teaching is split between theory and studio. Key teaching interests are in photography and surrealism, informed by psychoanalytic theory, as well as broad issues surrounding the body – recent seminars have been concerned with Photography, Desire and Death; The Uncanny; Bodies and Caves (a joint seminar with Flora Parrott)
Through the recent role of Study Abroad Coordinator he has had teaching exchanges and established Erasmus partnerships in Helsinki, Istanbul, Zurich, Ghent, Tourcoing and Dublin. He is interested in student travel and exchange as key to learning.