Yaron Lapid

Senior Lecturer and Course Leader - Foundation Art & Design

Professional Biography

Yaron Lapid is a photographer, filmmaker and artist, whose work explores social side effects and behaviours of images-making.

His work is seen internationally, in venues such as The Whitechapel Gallery, The Boston Underground Film Festival and Photoworks Magazine, and is held in collections such as The Irish Museum of Modern Art and The Shpilman Institute of Photography.

He has taught visual strategies and image-making to a variety of students in different contexts, including Anthropology PhD students, filmmakers and teenagers on the autistic spectrum.

His film credits as an editor include editing for Al Jazeera, BBC and various drama and documentary pieces.

As a lecturer and tutor, he has developed curriculum across a wide range of courses, including Film, Photography, Journalism, Advertisement, Graphic design and Media & Communication.


  • Post Graduate Certificate Academic Practice, University of West London, 2016    
  • MFA Fine Art, Goldsmiths University of London, 2007
  • BFA (Hons) Photography and Moving-Images, Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem, 2003

Relevant Past Employment

  • 2014 – 2018 Lecturer in Images, Moving-images and Media, London School of Film, Media & Design, University of West London
  • 2010 – 2014 Lecturer in Film Editing, London Film Academy
  • 2009 Lecturer in Film, UCL (Anthropology)
  • 2007 Lecturer Film & Media, Kingston University 
  • 2005 – 2006 Lecturer in Film, Goldsmiths University of London (Anthropology)

Research Interests

Lapid’s interests are the image and its contemporary forms, as well as its utilisation and economy. Most recently, he is examining the effects of various forms of disruption to imagery, narrative and visual communication, as means to highlight unaware performative elements of daily behaviours.

Professional Affiliation(s)/Accreditation

  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy
  • Associate Research Fellow, Dep. of Anthropology, Goldsmiths University of London, 2014