Recent Projects

Appau Jnr Boakye-Yiadom | Before, During & After: Here Now (How To Keep The Balance)

Creating a public learning space and using percussion as a pluralistic way of looking at culture, to rethink singularity, exclusion, and performer-audience relationships.

Nina Danino | MARIA

A feature-length film that transfigures images of the iconic opera singer Maria Callas through experimental film.

Sonya Dyer | Hailing Frequencies Open

A study of monumentalism, memory and the role of speculation through the intersections of scientific inquiry, science fiction, and moving image.

Lily German | The resonant vessel: Grief through clay, voice and the body. 

A new body of work that explores the tactility of wet clay, ceramics, and the voice across contemporary forms of art and music. 

Sadie Murdoch | Women of the ’20s

Using forms of ‘masking’ to explore the materiality of digital enhancement in archival photographs, creating works which operate in the field of power and absence.

Joseph Noonan-Ganley | Our Bed

An installation that works with previously unpublished sources on the methods and materials used by Uruguayan rugby players (who crashed in the Andes in 1972) to make beds to survive sub-zero temperatures.

Saskia Olde Wolbers | Centrifuge

A film exploring Stanley Kubrick’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ centrifugal set; A wheel where the set and the camera are tracking the same circular motion to create his famous gravity defying scenes. 

Nuria Querol | Transcultural Curating. Contemporary Indian Art in a Global Context

A forthcoming monograph (Liverpool University Press, 2024) that addresses how transcultural exhibitions position Indian contemporary art globally.

Ilona Sagar | Stanley Picker Fellowship

A research project exploring the links between bodies and buildings, health and architecture through the lens of Paimio Sanitorium. 

Alexandra Searle | Making Moulds of Semi-Liquid Substances

An investigation to establish if, and how, moulds can be taken from semi-liquid substances. 

Sophie Seita | The Hildegard von Bingen Society for Gardening Companions

A collective that transplants, reroots, and propagates a queer, feminist gardening society founded by 12th century mystic and musician Hildegard von Bingen.

Becca Voelcker | Land Cinema in an Age of Extraction

Dr Becca Voelcker’s forthcoming book (University of California Press, 2026) explores the lives and works of 10 non-fiction filmmakers and filmmaking collectives in the 1970s and 80s who cultivated environmental justice in the face of extractive capitalism

Becca Voelcker | BBC New Generation Thinker

Dr Becca Voelcker has been named as a New Generation Thinker in an announcement made today (Thursday 16 May 2024). The announcement comes after a nationwide search to find the 10 most promising arts and humanities academics in their early stages of their career.