Featured Marketplace Researcher: Benjamin Salter

              Benjamin Salter: Personal Digital Manifestations excerpts PERSONAL DIGITAL MANIFESTATIONS CONTEMPORARY DIGITAL LIFE AND THE OBJECTS THAT ENABLE IT The manipulation and crafting of our physical environment is a fundamental and defining human characteristic. The standardized and mass produced urban civilizations we inhabit are …

Featured Marketplace Researcher: Sarah Longworth-West

Sarah Longworth-West, ‘Vivid’, 2014, oil paint, spray paint, oil bar and oil pastel on pigmented gesso panel, 42 x 30 cm. Sarah Longworth-West’s recent panel paintings have focused upon creating dystopian non-spaces that are hard to locate but overall give the atmosphere of a place in which people or remnants of …

Featured Marketplace Researcher: Dr. Sarah Lowndes

Photograph taken by Alison Toon at Esplanade: A Procession for Women, curated by Sarah Lowndes for Kunsthalle Cromer (2018). NUA University Research Fellow Dr. Sarah Lowndes set up arts organisation Kunsthalle Cromer in 2017 to enhance the cultural provision available within the town of Cromer and the wider area of Norfolk through …

Featured Marketplace Researcher: Freya Scoggins

Freya Scoggins. Binary Code Jumper, 2018, cotton yarn. Textiles and fashion designer Freya Scoggins will be showing a selection of work from her ‘Modern Renaissance’ collection. This collection combines the art and innovation of the Italian Renaissance with modern industrial functionalism and computer programming. The renaissance, meaning “rebirth”, was an …

Featured Marketplace Researcher: Dr Ana Rute Costa & NUA Architecture Students

Photograph c. Dr. Ana Rute Costa In term 1 of year 1 on Norwich University of the Arts’ BA Architecture course students were asked to investigate the interconnected dimensions of craftsmanship and architecture by understanding the spatial complexity at different scales, from their own room to the city. Within a …

Featured Marketplace Researcher: Melissa Pierce Murray

Melissa Pierce Murray, ‘Stasis’ (2017) steel, glass, 5 x 7 x 5 cm  We live in a time when human impact on the Earth’s geology and ecosystems is so marked that some scientists propose that we consider this a distinct subdivision of the geologic timescale of the Earth, informally called …

Featured marketplace researcher: Dilusha Rajapakse

Dilusha is a Lecturer in Textile Design at Birmingham City University, and an active researcher in the areas of smart materials and dynamic textile design. Dilusha will demonstrate the possibility of inventing and integrating transformable dynamic aesthetic abilities onto textile surfaces with the application of smart photochromic materials. The ‘Beyond …

Featured marketplace researcher: Pauline Clancy

Here is a snapshot of work by Pauline Clancy, one of the researchers exhibiting in the ‘Beyond Pattern and Chaos’ symposium marketplace on Wednesday 5th September 2018. Pauline Clancy: Statement Typography, the visual representation of language, exists to communicate meaning through written, printed or digital forms. In this study, positioned …