Lizzie Thynne (Principal Investigator) is Reader in Film at Sussex University. She is a film-maker and writer. Her work has been widely shown in galleries, exhibitions and festival and on television. Her feature documentaries include On the Border, 2012 (on her Finnish mother’s history), JMP Screenworks 4; Brighton: Symphony of A City (Brighton Festival live cinema commission with composer Ed Hughes out on the DVD, Symphonic Visions, Metier, 2018) and Playing a Part: The Story of Claude Cahun (2005). The latter has contextualized major exhibitions of the artist’s work including at the Jeu de Paume, Paris and the Centre Virreina de L’Imatge, Barcelona. Her articles on gender and cultural production in film, photography and television have appeared in the journals History of Photography, Papers of Surrealism, Feminist Review as well as several edited collections. She was video director for Sisterhood and After: The Women’s Liberation Oral History project, for which she made 10 short films,archived at the British Library,  and an experimental sound-led work, Voices in Movement, funded by the Leverhulme Trust.