John Joe Brophy

Lecturer in Design Media, UCA Canterbury

Academic, Canterbury School of Architecture

John Joe Brophy (JJ) is the leader of the Digital Media and Communication specialism across the school, teaching on the BA Architecture, BA Interior Architecture and Design, and the MArch courses.

JJ is a digital media lecturer and technologist. He has been teaching at UCA since 2005. A graduate of the University of Huddersfield, JJ completed his MA in 3D Digital Design in 2004, for which he received a distinction and the COEDD (Centre of Excellence in Digital Design) Award.

In 2006 he co-founded Alchemation Studios, a multidisciplinary media arts and design practice based in the south east of England. JJ is also a fully qualified teacher, holding a PGCE from UCA and has over 10 years of teaching experience in higher education.

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Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy:

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2010).

Awards, Grants and Commissions:

  • 2004 - COEDD (Centre of Excellence in Digital Design) Award.



JJ’s research interests in creative coding and computer vision have led to collaborations on larger scale exhibitions and installations such as:

  • Centipede - a part of the Folkestone Triennial 2014
  • Bandwidth, an Arts Council funded research project with John Bell, exploring digital tracking in large public spaces.

Research Outputs

Key outputs on UCARO:

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