Further Education Research Projects

Common Territories

SIMON PRUCIAK 2018
Exploration of common territories and boundaries of contemporary visual arts and geography through the crossing of the frontiers of diverse cultural contexts to establish a discussion on the differences and common territories in cultural and physical landscape.

All Inked Up

ROB MCDONALD 2018
All Inked Up Event built the audiences awareness of the Artist book as a primary medium and method in artistic practice to introducing the broad possibilities that the book format covers, from Illustrative narrative to sculptural forms through to video and performance work.

Taniwah

MIRIAM AUSTIN 2018
“Taniwha” takes monstrous figures from Maori folklore as the starting point for a new body of sculpture, video and installation centred on the complex political issues generated by Western interest in non-Western mythology. In “Taniwha,” Austin explores the links between local mythology, global inequality, and ecological disaster.

In the Making of Lightdial part 2

REBECCA WATERWORTH 2017
An extension of the project In the Making; Lightdial part 1 bringing the group together once more to reperfom the piece at the Digital/Material: Developments in Printed Textiles Conference October 2017.

Stopgap in Stop Motion

STEPHEN FEATHERSTONE 2017
“Stopgap in Stop Motion” is an animated film using stop motion, replacement and cut out techniques (duration 4’ 40”). The work was commissioned by Stopgap Dance Company and depicts photographs of performers in an inclusive dance company that come to life.

Light Dial - Rambert New Choreography Platform

REBECCA WATERWORTH and EVELYN BENNETT 2017
Light Dial was a collaboration between the Rambert Dance Company, Collectress and the artists ( Evelyn Bennett and Chris Rutter) to design and make wearable sculptural costumes for the dancers and performers in a new piece of work. Fabric with original designs were printed and made into the costume pieces.  

 

Circularity in Work and Play

MARK SELBY 2016
Using research gathered from the National Fairground Archive and working directly with a bespoke bicycle frame maker, the project developed a sculptural work and written paper that explores the commodification of experience in spaces of work and leisure.

Inland Far - Herbert Read Reimagined

SUSAN FINLAY 2016
An exploration of Herbert Read's only novel in relation to contemporary Arts Practice culminating in an exhibition curated by Susan. 

Trace Engines

GARY CLOUGH 2016
A two week residency in Red Tory Art Zone in the centre of Guangzhou culminating in a solo exhibition at the AIP (Arts International Programme China) Gallery.