Course Leader: MA Art and Design Interdisciplinary Practices
Demitrios Kargotis works as part of the design action group Dash n’ Dem. Since 2010, their wide-ranging participatory projects centre on popular education and critical and creative citizenship participation. The open-ended, collaborative structure of their practice explores how co-creation can act as a form of activism that...
Sophie Mackfall is an artist living and working in Birmingham. She is interested in surfaces and the edges of things, both material and immaterial. Starting with the idea of horizon as a spatial constant and her body as a physical constant to work with and against, she uses economical devices such as a clothesline or the fold...
Dr. Lisa Metherell
Lecturer in Art and Design
Lisa holds a B.Soc.Sci. in Media, Culture and Society, an M.A. in Fine Art and a Ph.D. in Art and Design. Lisa is an artist and lecturer specialising in the relationship between practice and theory within Art and Design. Her funded research through art practice PhD: ‘Glittering Orientations: Towards a non-figurative queer art...
Foundation Course Director
Jo chose a career in education so that she could provide students with learning environments where conversations, ideas and materials can be selected, combined, analysed and shared, offering them a way of socializing, caring and questioning to grow their learning with meaning for their futures. She champions the integration...
Interested in ecology, magic and technology, Alis’ practice is situated in the blurry boundaries between these things. Her research project imagines the internet as a landscape with ecological systems, as a way to diagnose its health. Not only does the infrastructure and energy demand of the internet have an ecological cost but...
Gay works as a senior technician at the School of Art, where she is based in the 3D workshops, providing facilities for woodwork, metalwork and casting. She can mostly be found in the plaster room, where Gay offers support for students in various material processes involving mould making, casting and reproduction. Gay also...
Lecturer and Level 4 Co-ordinator
Gareth Proskourine-Barnett is an artist, researcher and lecturer. Since graduating with an MA in Communication Design from Central Saint Martins in 2011 he has worked on a range of self-initiated and commissioned projects, taken part in artist residencies and delivered workshops internationally. His practice incorporates...
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
Theo Reeves-Evison is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at Birmingham School of Art, where he is working on a funded research project entitled ‘Speculative Natures: Contemporary Art and Interventionist Ecology’. The project investigates how processes of speculation and storytelling have the capacity to organise environmental...
Senior Demonstrator; Fine Art video and sound
Ana is a practising artist currently undertaking PhD research, working with film and audio field recordings to create site / location-specific installations. Ana technically teaches and support students with filming, sound recording, editing and developing installation practices. Additionally, she has had experience with...
Senior Technician - Fine Art Printmaking
Justin works across multiple printmaking processes including stone lithography, Relief, Intaglio and digital methodologies to create works that respond to the variances possible through printmaking, and about his responses to the world around him. These can include travel and landscape(s), food and embracing his male...