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Bio: Artist, musician, documentary filmmaker and academic with thirty years’ experience working within UK and European underground music scenes. Main feature works include; The Day the Country Died: A history of anarcho-punk in the UK (2006/2016), Bloody Bloody Belgium: a history of the underground music scene from 1970’s -2014 (2014), Big Time: Punk in Belfast 1979-82 (2016) Assembly Required: Buzzcocks (2016). Co-founder Monad Journal 2017, Founder Video Essay .Org 

Research Interests

Current research is focused on the 'potential' offered by the video essay with regard to public history and as a contribution to teaching & learning in Higher Education. VR/AR & 360 degree cinematography


Research Interests

Documenting subcultures and video essay. Documenting and archiving the second wave anarcho-punk movement through ongoing documentary video projects, exhibitions, written publication and photography

Research Interests

Documenting the history of the UK reaggae and sound system cultures, punk, documentary and video essay methodologies

Education/Academic qualification

PGCE, University of East London

30 Sep 200230 Jun 2003

Award Date: 14 Jun 2013

Ulster University

30 Sep 199730 Jun 1998

Award Date: 29 Jun 1998


  • LB2300 Higher Education
  • M Music
  • N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
  • NX Arts in general
  • TR Photography


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  • 2nd Reggae Innovation and Sound System Culture Conference

    Roy Wallace (Organiser), Les Johnson (Organiser) & Daniel Johnson (Organiser)

    1 Sep 202030 Sep 2020

    Activity: Organising a conference or workshopParticipating in a conference or workshopResearch

  • Les Johnson

    Roy Wallace (Host)

    12 Mar 2019

    Activity: Hosting a visitorHosting an Academic VisitorResearch

  • Trans-States

    Roy Wallace (Participant)

    13 Sep 201914 Sep 2019

    Activity: Organising a conference or workshopResearch

  • Merged Futures

    Iain Douglas (Chair), Triantafyllos Kanakis (Member of programme committee), Scott Turner (Member of programme committee), Mu Mu (Member of programme committee), Roy Wallace (Member of programme committee), Samantha Read (Member of programme committee), Daniel McCaul (Member of programme committee), Gary Hill (Participant), Andy Winter (Participant), Alison Goodyear (Participant), Christos Tsotskas (Participant), Sam Watts (Participant), Rob Fairhurst (Participant), James Belton (Participant), James Ladocha (Participant), Mark Holmes (Participant), Sam Gage (Participant), Alessandra Girardi (Participant), Inga Stewart (Participant), James Hyde (Participant), Steve Walsh (Participant), Becky Adams (Participant), Paul Mills (Participant), Trudy Bell (Participant), Charles Haynes (Participant), Rob Lewis (Participant), Darren Sharp (Participant), Rosemary Slootweg (Participant), Phil Spokes (Participant) & Ricky O'Donnell (Participant)

    14 Jun 2019

    Activity: Organising a conference or workshopResearch

  • Northampton International Academy

    Roy Wallace (Visiting researcher)

    24 Apr 20191 Sep 2019

    Activity: Public Engagement and OutreachSchools EngagementResearch

  • Trans-States

    Roy Wallace (Participant)

    13 Sep 201914 Sep 2019

    Activity: Organising a conference or workshopParticipating in a conference or workshopResearch

  • Monad (Journal)

    Roy Wallace (Member of editorial board), Cavan McLaughlin (Member of editorial board), Alistair Gall (Member of editorial board), Max Schleser (Member of editorial board), Helena Blakemore (Member of editorial board), Jessica Swartz (Member of editorial board), Luc Robene (Member of editorial board), Solvig Serre (Member of editorial board), Achal Mehra (Member of editorial board), Sasha Chaitow (Member of editorial board) & Carlos Brussain (Reviewer)

    2017 → …

    Activity: Publication Peer-review and Editorial WorkEditorial workResearch

  • Monad Journal Launch Discussion Panel Symposium

    Roy Wallace (Author), Cavan McLaughlin (Author), Helena Blakemore (Author), Luc Robene (Author), Carlos Ruiz Brussain (Author) & Solvig Serre (Author)

    9 Nov 2017

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsSymposiumResearch