Senior Lecturer in Fine Art
Franziska is an artist, researcher and educator whose practice has been located at the interface of Art, Science and Ecology for more than two decades. Notably, she has collaborated with scientists from the emerging fields of biomimetics and bio-photonics to introduce latest nature-inspired ‘smart’ materials and methodologies...
Birmingham School of Art
Sarah Selby is a visual artist who uses software, programming and emerging technology to explore digital culture, raising critical questions around its social, ethical and environmental implications. Sarah studied Interactive Arts at Manchester Metropolitan University before undertaking a Master's in Computational Art at...
Dr Jacqueline Taylor
Senior Lecturer in Research Practice
Dr Jacqueline Taylor is an artist-researcher and Senior Lecturer in Research Practice. She primarily works in the area of doctoral education where she specialises in developing and delivering research training for Arts, Design & Media PhD researchers. Her teaching specialism lies in the area of practice-led research and she...
Dr Sian Vaughan
Reader in Research Practice
Dr Sian Vaughan is Reader in Research Practice with expertise in doctoral education and creative research methods. She is Director of Research for RAAD – research in art, architecture, and design (REF UoA32) where she provides strategic leadership, coordination, and care for a growing community of researchers. As Reader in...
Senior Research Fellow
Gavin Wade is an award winning artist-curator, influential public gallery director of Eastside Projects and producer and curator of world-class public art, exhibition making, writing, and publishing over the last two decades. Wade is a pragmatic utopian. His practice combines upcycling, re-enactment and developing exhibiting...
Course Leader MA Arts and Education Practices
Cathy is an artist, writer and academic whose work is concerned with how art can be created and distributed in collaborative partnerships and through the creation of commons. Her work seeks to understand the experience of contemporary conditions through social practice and is realised as digital video, print, installation,...
Dr Lauren Walden
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in Contemporary Chinese Art
Dr Lauren Walden's first degree was in Modern and Medieval Languages (French and Spanish) at the University of Cambridge. Having gained linguistic fluency, her cultural interests broadened beyond literature and an interest in visual arts and cultural institutions emerged. This was initially met by a Masters in Museum Studies at...
Dr Anita Xiaoming Wang
Dr. Anita Xiaoming Wang is R esearch Associate to the Centre for Chinese Visual Arts, Birmingham City University. F rom 01.2015 to 02.2018, she completed an Alexander von Humboldt Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Chinese art history at the State Art C ollection Dresden (SKD), Germany. During the last year of...
Jane is an interdisciplinary practitioner, and began her career in textile design. She has since worked as National Craft Advisor for the Women’s Institute in the charity sector, and has 20 years’ experience of teaching in higher education across a range of creative programmes. Alongside running the BA Art Business programme,...
Senior Lecturer in Fine Art and Art and Design
I am interested in a broad definition and application of photography and the dialogue between the photographic image and object.