Bethany Rose Lamont
Born in 1991, Bethany Rose Lamont graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2012 with a first-class honours degree in Art Criticism and Curation, before completing her Mst. degree in Visual Culture and Art History at Oxford University in 2014. Bethany is currently a PhD student at Central Saint Martins, researching trauma narratives in digital culture under an AHRC TECHNE scholarship. A regular guest lecturer at Central Saint Martins, she has also presented her research and creative work at Brighton University, London College of Fashion, Bath Spa, Cardiff University and Oxford University.
Bethany has been contributing to magazines and working in the creative sector since she was a teenager. Her writing, art and editorial work has been featured in Dazed and Confused, Vice, xoVain, Rookie Magazine, Buzzfeed, The Metro, i-d, Complex and The Hairpin, amongst others.
She is the founder and Editor in Chief of Doll Hospital Journal, an art and literature print journal series on mental health, which she started in 2014.
Alongside artist Claire Biddles she is co-producing the documentary Sad Girl Cinema, exploring how individuals with mental health struggles explore, engage and interpret mental health representations in screen culture.
She lives in Bristol, UK with her fluffy black and white cat Pickle.
Follow Bethany on Twitter @bethanylamont