Dr Kiff Bamford is Reader in Contemporary Art, with research interests in Performance art and Continental Philosophy. He has published widely on the work of French philosopher Jean-François Lyotard with a focus on the inter-relationship between Art and Philosophy.
David is a senior lecturer and graphic designer with a wealth of industry experience in branding, art direction, editorial design, illustration, photography, and type design. I have been teaching graphic art and design at Leeds Beckett University since 2008.
James Chinneck has been producing and exhibiting his artwork in various locations in the UK and abroad for the past twenty years. Solo exhibitions include: Wish You Were Here?, Leeds City Art Gallery, West Yorkshire, England (1997); Americanenglish, Joseph Gross Gallery, Tucson, Arizona USA, (1999); Rice Fall, Sculpture Space, Utica, New York (2000); Trust Me I’m An Artist, Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery, West Yorkshire (2003). His most recent work, Tueri Terram has been shown at Tate Britain, London (2014)
Andrew has worked at Leeds Beckett for nearly twenty years, teaching and supporting students across a range of art, design and filmmaking courses. Digital tools and workflows in a graphic arts context are central to his teaching and personal practice.
Alan Dunn studied at Glasgow School of Art and School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His research explores new models for curating content for non-gallery audiences and his recent PhD considered the relationship between sound art and the everyday.
Marion Harrison is a Senior Lecturer in Fine Art working on both UG and PG programmes. Marion is currently Acting Course Leader for BA(Hons) Fine Art and Course Leader for APD in Professional Practice in Art and Design.
Peter Lewis is an artist and curator. His work has extended over two decades, holding posts as varied as the Chief Curator of Sharjah Biennale, and Independent Curator at Kunstverein, Bregenz. He has curated projects at Tramway and Tate Modern, publishing new research in his journal.
Harold Offeh was born in Accra, Ghana in 1977 and grew up in London, UK. Harold is interested in the space created by the inhabiting or embodying of history. His work encompasses performance, social practice, video and photography, often using humour as a means to confront the viewer with aspects of contemporary culture and history.
Simon studied at the Royal College of Art and is a practising artist, currently undertaking a research-based, practice-led PhD. He recently had his work publicly screened as part of Light Night Leeds 2015.
Dr Liz Stirling is a creative practitioner using performance, collaborative production and art activism to explore how we connect with each other. She has performed, published and run projects extensively in the UK including at Tate Britain, Tate Modern Summer School and toured with the British Art Show 8.
Ian Truelove is an educator, artist, designer and technologist whose work explores the nature of material reality through creative practice. His research, which is predominately painting-led, is informed by philosophy, quantum theory and art history.