Becky Nunes graduated with a BA in film and literature from Warwick University, England. Nunes also holds an MFA in photography, 1st class Honours, from Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design. She is an NZIPP Master of photography. Nunes is a founding member of photography collective Tangent. Utilising still photography and film as tools of co-authorship with place, Nunes’s work operates in the complicated areas of land use, transgression and redemption. In her previous role as respected commercial and editorial photographer, Nunes has worked with numerous publishers, designers and advertising agencies over a substantial period of time. Her images have won awards and been published locally and overseas. Her work has been shown in both group and solo exhibitions, and is held in several private collections. In 2012 and 2014 Nunes was a finalist in the national Wallace Art Awards. More recently she has produced and directed several short films, including Pictures on Paper (2015) and Open Home (2016) Nunes is currently Head of Department: BFA Photo Media at Whitecliffe College.