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Academic research

The academic world is a formidable resource for visual artists, whether working in performance and live art, design, media, fine art or sound and movement.

It provides a nurturing and stimulating environment for the development of artistic practice and processes through offering a range of fellowships and funded research schemes.

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Academic research - introduction

Free taster of subscriber-only material in the Academic research section. Fully updated for 2008 Read on…

Introduction, September 2008


Academic research

Jane Watt looks into the world of academic research and examines research opportunities for artists within institutions and the UK higher education system. Read on…

Tour, September 2008


AHRC Fellowship

Mark Leahy on Rona Lee's fellowship at the Department of Drama and Theatre Studies at Royal Holloway University, London where she was in receipt of an AHRC Fellowship in Creative and Performing Arts. Read on…

Profile, April 2003 / updated 2008

Profiles: artists

Anna Dumitriu

Anna Dumitriu's collaborative practice takes performance, digital art, installation, microbiology and philosophy in its stride. She talks to Jane Watt about her practice and research. Read on…

Profile: artist, April 2009

Cynthia Cousens

Kate Stoddart profiles jeweller Cynthia Cousens, looking specifically at awards, exhibitions and research projects. Read on…

Profile: artist, June 2008

Ivan Smith

Mark Leahy looks at Ivan Smith's intentions for his Fellowship in Sculpture at University of Derby, funded by the Henry Moore Foundation, and its role in his career development. Read on…

Profile: artist, April 2003

John Russell

Mark Hutchinson talks to John Russell about his theory and practice PhD at Kingston University. Read on…

Profile: artist, November 2005

Stanley Picker Fellowship

Paul Glinkowski talks to Mark Beasley at the start of his Fellowship at Kingston University. Read on…

Profile: artist, January 2005

Vanda Playford

Mark Leahy on Vanda Playford and her PhD research at the Royal College of Art. Read on…

Profile: artist, April 2003.
Updated September 2006.


Artists stories

Anne Bjerge Hansen

I have been working on an ongoing video series – Interludes – since 1997. Read on…

Artists story, a-n Magazine April 2002 as ‘Interludes’

Beverley Hood

My work explores representations of physicality and the relationship between physical and virtual space. Read on…

Artists story, a-n Magazine May 2001 as ‘In conversation’


A mutual arrangement

Giles Sutherland looks at the relationship between glass artist Keiko Mukaide and Edinburgh College of Art. Read on…

Feature, a-n Magazine April 2004

An academic model

Paul Glinkowski profiles the work of Paul Bonaventura, co-founder of The Laboratory, the research wing of the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art at the University of Oxford, in the fifth article of the 'Crossing over' series. Read on…

Feature, a-n Magazine April 2004

Transcending fixed geographies...

Art has always had the ability for convergence and understanding amongst people, irrespective of language barriers. Internationalism in art is that space that transcends fixed geographies, identities and positions to create a new coherence from… Read on…

Feature, a-n Magazine September 2001

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