Symposium Speaker: Ross Cairns, Creative Technologist

Ross Cairns is a multi-award winning creative technologist with a unique skill set encompassing design, programming and new technologies. He possesses over 12 years’ experience facilitating innovative digital experiences that have fostered synergy between design, engineering and technology. He has utilised his application of Agile, Design Thinking (user centric design …

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 …

symposium speaker: Eva Sopeoglou, Architect and Senior Lecturer, Kingston School of Art

Eva Sopeoglou is a registered architect with many years of professional experience, currently running her award-winning practice between Greece and the UK. Eva is also a Senior Lecturer at Kingston School of Art and a PhD-by-practice candidate at UCL’s The Bartlett School of Architecture. Her work, which overlaps academic research, professional practice and …

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 …

Symposium Speaker: Dr Zoë Mendelson, Artist, Pathway Leader, BA Fine Art Painting, Wimbledon College of Arts

Dr Zoë Mendelson is an Artist and Pathway Leader, BA Fine Art Painting at Wimbledon College of Arts. Her relationship to the subject of this symposium is via psychological classificatory systems (norms, control groups and terms embedded in diagnostics) and a specific research interest in the spatial as applied to museums, …