Ella McCartney

Staff details


Lecturer in Fine Art




e.mccartney (@gold.ac.uk)

Publications and research outputs


McCartney, Ella and Lake, Fiona. 2018. "It was just too much": Exploring the learner’s experience in Fine Art crits. Learning and Teaching in Action, 13(1), pp. 49-68. ISSN 1477-1241

McCartney, Ella and Hua, Zhu. 2017. A Visual Turn in Translanguaging? Translation and Translanguaging: Investigating Linguistic and Cultural Transformations in Superdiverse Wards in Four UK Cities,

Book Section

McCartney, Ella. 2019. Movement as Translation: Dancers in Dialogue. In: Madeleine Campbell and Ricarda Vidal, eds. Translating across Sensory and Linguistic Borders: Intersemiotic Journeys between Media. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 293-309. ISBN 9783319972435

Conference or Workshop Item

McCartney, Ella. 2024. 'Encountering Sculpture as Image'. In: Early career research symposium: Modern Sculpture, Essence, and Difference: Reflections on the Work of Constantin Brâncuşi (The Henry Moore Foundation). The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, United Kingdom 26 April 2024.

McCartney, Ella. 2017. 'Translanguaging: Ella McCartney in conversation with Professor Zhu Hua'. In: Ella McCartney in conversation with Professor Zhu Hua. Birkbeck, University of London, United Kingdom February 2017.

McCartney, Ella. 2016. 'InDialogue - Image into Movement'. In: InDialogue International Symposium. Nottingham Contemporary, United Kingdom December 2016.


McCartney, Ella. 2016. To Act, To Know, To Be (Live Performance). In: "To Act, To Know, To Be (Live Performance)", Nottingham Contemporary, United Kingdom, December 2016.

McCartney, Ella. 2016. From Image to Movement. In: "From Image to Movement - Beyond Words", Bloomsbury Festival, University College London, United Kingdom, October 2016.

Printed Ephemera

McCartney, Ella. 2017. To Act To Know To Be (La La Ra J Ra Ka).

Professional Activity

McCartney, Ella. 2017. Consultancy.


McCartney, Ella. 2019. Movement as Dialogue. In: "Movement as Dialogue", University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

McCartney, Ella. 2018. Forms of Address (Group Exhibition). In: "FORMS OF ADDRESS", Laure Genillard, United Kingdom, 1 December 2018 - 2 February 2019.

McCartney, Ella. 2018. The sound of running water is completely normal. In: "The Sound of Running Water is Completely Normal", Lily Brooke Gallery, United Kingdom, 23 May - 24 June 2018.