Staff in the Department of Art

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Professor Michael Archer

Professor of Art
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Michael is a critic and writer on modern and contemporary art, teaching critical studies, and art and design history.

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Becky Beasley

Lecturer in Fine Art (Studio Practice)
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Becky's work has been featured in solo exhibitions in London, Milan, New York, Lisbon and Antwerp.

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Simon Bedwell

Reader in Fine Art
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Simon’s work has generally been characterised by a sprawling, mouthy, sensuous version of institutional critique.

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Bonnie Camplin

Senior Lecturer in Fine Art
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As an artist, Bonnie has featured in solo exhibitions at the Tate Britain, Cabinet and the Chisenhale Gallery in London.

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Dr Ele Carpenter

Reader in Curating
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Ele is a curator and writer in politicised art and social networks of making.

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Dr Claire Makhlouf Carter

Lecturer in Fine Art
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Carter has performed in a range of sites from art openings, cross-channel ferries, seminars, conferences and a welding tent in a chili festival.

Dr John Chilver

Lecturer in Fine Art
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John artwork and writing coalesce around problems of agency, leading him to philosophies of the event and 'the new'.

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Lucy Clout

Lecturer in Fine Art
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Lucy is an artist working primarily in video. Her practice examines the embodied experience of language, in particular m

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Marion Coutts

Senior Lecturer in Fine Art
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Marion is an artist and writer, working with found objects, digital video, film, drawing, sound, text and photography.

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Alison Craighead

Lecturer in Fine Art
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Alison collaboratively researches how global communications networks transform the way we understand the world.

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Nick Crowe

Senior Lecturer in Fine Art
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Nick’s work primarily concerns the languages of power, its grammar and its rhetoric.

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Dr Nina Danino

Reader in Fine Art
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Dr Nina Danino is an artist and filmmaker, making films centred on self-inscription, the feminine and the subjective voice.

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Paul B. Davis

Lecturer in Fine Art
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Paul utilises outdated or obsolete computer technologies to perform specialist interventions in the digital art medium.

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Dr Catherine Grant

Senior Lecturer, Critical Studies, Department of Fine Art
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Catherine is currently researching the re-enactment of histories of feminism in contemporary art.

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Dr Ros Gray

Senior Lecturer in Fine Art Practice (Critical Studies)
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Ros explores the trajectories of militant filmmaking in relation to liberation struggles and revolutionary movements.

Chris Hammond

Lecturer in Curating
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Chris’ practice as a curator and artist is grounded in the core structure and strategies of the gallery.

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Dr Isobel Harbison

Lecturer (Critical Studies) in Art
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Dr Isobel Harbison is an art historian and critic researching the histories and politics of performance and moving image

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Andy Harper

Senior Lecturer in Fine Art
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Andy’s work has been featured at the Newlyn Art Gallery in Cornwall, Danese in New York, Morgen Contemporary in Berlin.

Ian Hunt

Critical Studies coordinator and lecturer
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Ian teaches in fields of contemporary art, from gender and generational theory to art history and social history.

Professor Stephen Johnstone

Professor in Fine Art
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Stephen’s work is concerned with the relationship between pre-cinematic spectacle, immersive space and abstract film.

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Alison Jones

Lecturer in Fine Art
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Alison paintings are figurative physical and gestural, and are imbued with questions of feminism and criticality.

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Dr Susan Kelly

Senior Lecturer Fine Art Critical Studies 0.5fte
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Susan is a writer, artist, organiser and educator, who researches the relationships between art and micropolitics.

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Janice Kerbel

Reader in Fine Art
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Janice works with a range of material including print, type, audio recording and, more recently, light.

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Richard Kirwan

Senior Lecturer in Fine Art
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Richard’s practice incorporates painting, digital and analogue printmaking, coupled with architectural intervention.

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Professor Kristen Kreider

Professor in Fine Art
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Kristen is a writer and artist, whose research stems from an interest in the poetics of thought and its materialization.

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Phillip Lai

Senior Lecturer in Fine Art (Studio Practice)
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Phillip works with objects and sculpture, exhibiting in London, Glasgow, Turin, Berlin and Hong Kong.

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David Mabb

Reader in Art and Programme Leader MFA Fine Art (Studio Practice)
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David Mabb is an artist.

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Dr Suhail Malik

Programme Co-Director MFA Fine Art, Reader in Critical Studies
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Suhail’s research is on the theme of invention in contemporary European philosophy and critical theory.

Simon Martin

Lecturer in Art
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Simon’s work reflects on material culture, with an interest in how we understand ourselves through social structures.

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Dawn Mellor

Lecturer in Fine Art (Studio Practice)
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Dawn’s recent group exhibitions include shows at MOT International and Victoria Miro Gallery in London.

Dr. Sadie Murdoch

Lecturer in Fine Art (Studio Practice)
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Sadie deploys chromatic anomalies and unstable readings to provide an insight into notions of ‘otherness’.

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Professor Michael Newman

Professor of Art Writing
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Michael is Professor of art writing and has curated exhibitions in Toronto, New York, Edinburgh and London.

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Professor Richard Noble

Professor in Fine Art
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Richard interests are the critical evaluation of contemporary art production and the interrelation of art and politics.

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Kirsty Ogg

Lecturer in Curating
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Kirsty is Curator at the Whitechapel Gallery, where she has worked on a number of exhibitions and related publications.

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Saskia Olde Wolbers

Senior Lecturer in Fine Art ( Studio Practice)
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Saskia is a filmmaker using fictional biographies to explore themes of anecdotal science and ecological neuroses.

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Jacqueline Pennell

Programme Leader, BA Fine Art Extension Degree
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Installation and sculpture is the focus of Jacqueline's work, which investigates negotiations of space.

Gail Pickering

Reader in Fine Art
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Gail’s work is primarily time-based, including moving image, performance and text.

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Helena Reckitt

Reader in Curating
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Helena is a curator and researcher with international experience developing curatorial and critical research projects.

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Professor Andrew Renton

Professor of Curating
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Andrew works as a writer and curator, interested in the languages that might be possible in response to the work of art.

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Dr Audrey Samson

Head of Digital Arts Computing BSc Lecturer in Fine Arts (Critical Studies)
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Audrey Samson is Head of the Digital Arts Computing BSc and a lecturer in Fine Arts (Critical Studies) in the Art Department at Goldsmiths.

Dr Edgar Schmitz

Reader in Fine Art
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Edgar is an artist and lecturer in critical studies at Goldsmiths, he has also written extensively on contemporary art.

Grace Schwindt

Senior Lecturer in Fine Art
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Grace’s recent solo exhibitions took place at the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver and Site Gallery in Sheffield.

Lindsay Seers

Lecturer in Fine Art
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Lindsay's work takes the form of performances, which narrate the histories of her strange transformations.

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Ben Seymour

Lecturer in Fine Art
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Ben’s principle areas of research are the relationship between urban regeneration, gentrification and culture.

Dr Simon Sheikh

Reader in Curating, Programme Director
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Simon researches the modalities and potentialities of curating, relating to exhibition-making and political imaginaries.

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Kate Smith

Lecturer in Fine Art
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Kate Smith's work has been featured in solo exhibitions at Matts Gallery and MOCO in London.

Jemima Stehli

Lecturer in Postgraduate Studies in Art Practice
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Jemima's recent solo exhibitions have been in London, Milan, Lisbon and Vienna.

Milly Thompson

Lecturer in Fine Art
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Milly uses wall-sculpture/painting, print, text and performance to imagine the relation between commodity and pleasure.

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Bernard Walsh

Senior Lecture and Senior Tutor
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Bernard is an artist whose practice has evolved through a continuous play with words, still and moving images.

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Roxy Walsh

Senior Lecturer in Fine Art Practice (Studio Practice)
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Roxy’s wall paintings are simple geometric shapes whose forms/lines/edges are extrapolated from architectural oddities.

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Annie Whiles

Lecturer In Textiles / Art
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Annie works with pictorial devices to allow for a humorous exchange between the quotidian and the miraculous.

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Laura White

Reader in Fine Art
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Laura focusses on interactions with materials and objects, exploring ideas of value, profile, association, and meaning.

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Dr Gilda Williams

Lecturer, MA Curating
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Gilda is interested in the collective process among artists, curators, writers, academics, collectors, and museums.