Jill Rodgers, Senior Lecturer, Textile Design

Jill describes her practice as ‘…examining textile histories through written and oral narratives and considering the implications for current textile practice and pedagogy’ Jill sees Pattern and Chaos as ‘…an opportunity to enable a breadth of practice and approaches to address a common brief’ Jill’s next big idea is ‘…to …

Les Bicknell, Senior Lecturer, Textile Design

Les describes his  practice and research as ‘…searching for opportunities to be in a place of not knowing’ Les sees Pattern and Chaos as ‘…finding the overwhelmingly extraordinary in the seemingly ordinary’ Les ‘s next big idea is ‘…combining the experience of working in the crystallography department in the Department of Materials Science & …

Dr Sarah Lowndes, NUA Research Fellow

Sarah describes her research as ‘…focusing on DIY art, music and publishing, interdisciplinary and performance-related practice, contemporary art, curatorial practice, empirical research, creative cities, interstitial zones and peripheries, subcultures and art writing.’ Sarah sees Pattern and Chaos as ‘…an opportunity to share ideas and collaborate with other researchers across a variety of disciplines.’ Sarah’s next big idea …

Ioannis Christopoulos, Interior Design Lecturer

Ioannis describes his practice and research as ‘…incorporating Creative Thinking methods into his teaching in order to assist his students to conceive innovative ideas for their projects’ Ioannis sees Pattern and Chaos as  ‘…a subject that can inform his teaching and can enhance the design process that his students follow’ Ioannis’s next …

Sarah Longworth-West, Fine Art Lecturer

  Sarah  describes her practice and research as ‘…centred in Painting and it’s integral materiality; focused on non-spaces, cultural imagery, remnants and temporality’ Sarah sees Pattern and Chaos as ‘…intrinsically linked to the plethora of imagery and inamimate objects we live consciously or unconsciously amongst’ Sarah’s next big idea is ‘…to …

Victoria Mitchell, Research Fellow

Victoria  describes her research as ‘…probing relationships between material, metaphor and making’ Victoria sees Pattern and Chaos as ‘…interconnected and as having critical agency’ Victoria’s next big idea will be ‘…shaped by considering dance in parallel with materials and making’ More about Victoria: https://www.nua.ac.uk/about-nua/meet-our-staff/victoria-mitchell/

Professor Hilary Carlisle, Dean of Dean and Architecture

Hilary describes her practice and research as ‘…a fascination with coding and the endless possibilities for designing with algorithms’ Hilary sees Pattern and Chaos as  ‘…themes which are central to my creative thinking’ Hilary’s next big idea is ‘…to continue exploring the synergies and disparities between manual craft  and creative …