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 …

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 …