Maren Hahnfeld

Lecturer Film Production & Photography, UCA Farnham

Academic, School of Film Media and Performing Arts

Maren Hahnfeld joined UCA as a lecturer in Film Production in 2013 following previous academic positions at Kingston, Middlesex and Regent’s University.

Maren is a documentary filmmaker and photographer whose work has been screened and exhibited internationally, most recently at the prestigious Ann Arbor Film Festival in Michigan, USA, and the Caldas da Rainha School of Arts and Design in Portugal. Her work investigates the lives of marginal communities through personal narratives that reflect social or political change.
Currently, Maren is completing a practice-based PhD in Visual Arts at CREAM, University of Westminster, exploring cross-cultural encounters between Syrian refugee and local women in remote, small towns in Germany.

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy

Awards, Grants and Commissions:

  • 2017 UCA Research Funding 'Winter in Eden - Living with Trump'
  • 2016 Format Festival Portfolio Reviews, Flâneur Bursary 
  • 2015  UCA Research Funding 'The Lost Picture Album' North of Eden
  • 2012  Photofusion Award
  • 2012  Kingston Arts Council Award


Research Outputs

Key outputs on UCARO:

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