Acting Course Leader, Fashion Styling & Art Direction BA(Hons)

Philip Scurrah is acting Course Leader for Fashion Styling & Art Direction BA(Hons). Philip's fashion styling and photographic portfolio as Fashion Editor and Director at magazine titles range from the pioneering global lifestyle Wallpaper* magazine, to Fashion Directorship of Selfridges magazine and independent Australian style bible, Russh. His worldwide industry expertise has been garnered for catwalk shows and season presentations throughout Europe, Australia and India.

Philip’s extensive styling experience also developed an innovative and integrated approach to contemporary photographic image making. His former photographic partnership working as ‘Kila & Rusharc’ received universal media coverage, including the group exhibition ‘Altering Space’ at The SouthWest School of Art in North America (2014). The practitioners also received a Honorable Mention at the International Photography Awards (2014).

Now working independently, Philip continues to creatively direct and produce for a range of international clients.

Contact details

Telephone 01326259335



Year Qualification Awarding body

Honors and awards

Year Description

UAL Teaching Award 2018


Areas of teaching

  • Body and Space
  • Ethics and Representation
  • Fashion critical theory
  • Fashion Film
  • Fashion photography histories
  • Fashion styling
  • Magazine publishing and production

Courses taught

  • BA(Hons) Fashion Photography
  • BA(Hons) Fashion Styling & Art Direction