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Dr Russell Evans is an artist and author.


As an author, Evans has written two books about filmmaking for US publisher Focal Press (Routledge in UK) and written widely for magazines in the UK about filmmaking and media.

Practical DV Filmmaking (Routledge; 2002, 2nd ed. 2005, Spanish translation 2006)

Stand Out Shorts (Routledge; 2010, Spanish translation, 2012).

His PhD was achieved in visual poetry and conceptual diagrams (2022)

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Poetry comics by Evans have been published in:

Heavy Feather magazine issue 12

Iterant issue 10

3am magazine

Yonkers Community Writing Project Journal issue 1, 2, 4, New York

He is an active member of ArtSpeak poetry group in NYC and an artist member of Blue Door Gallery.


Evans was born in Cardiff. He now lives in Devon, England, with his partner and children and teaches creative writing and arts at University of Plymouth. 


Personal email:

University/work email:


mobile: 07712 635002 (UK)

Visual art photography

Selected exhibitions:

Arnolfini, Bristol, UK, July 2016

LoosenArt, Cagliari, Italy, December 2016

Blue Door Arts Centre, Yonkers, New York, February 2017

Blue Door Arts Centre, Yonkers, New York, May 2020


Research interests

Evans researches into trauma poetry; text entropy theory with poetry; and artificial intelligence with creative writing.

He is co-organiser of Poetry and Care, a conference at University of Plymouth, 7-8 September, 2023.

Currently engaged in research into social prescription of creative work in Plymouth.

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