"The pleasures of the imagination arise originally from sight." Joseph Addison, The Spectator, 1712
The graduating students from the MA photography course at the University of Sunderland
Corinne Lewis' work 'Transmutations' observes the natural processes of transformation of matter from one state to another, revealing a set of astonishingly complex patterns and textures.
Kim vom Kothen's project "Conversations in between strangers" captures her relationships with others, observing the conversational 'dance' between herself and her colleagues.
Jennifer Kirk pictures what she calls the ubiquitous "technology landscape", her luminous images of circuit microprocessors picture the microchip technologies we rely upon in daily life.
Richard Glynn's work examines a twenty-first century sustainable farm which controls its own supply chain. His 'portraits' capture images of livestock as individual characters not product.
Toby Lloyd's work parodies and celebrates our national obsession with consumer brands and labels, in order to ask where out identity lies in a world saturated with goods.
Claire Rousell's montages combine family photographs and historical maps spanning several generations of women, combining her private memories with wider political histories.
Image: Richard Glynn, 'Dairy Shorthorn', 2008