Cultural Institute Fellows
Congratulations to international artists: Kat Austen, Christophe de Bezenac and Dave Lynch who have been named as Cultural Institute Fellows.
International artists: Christophe de Bezenac (left) and Dave Lynch (right)
The Cultural Institute awards fellowships to support and develop emerging creative talent in a variety of different art forms. Cultural Fellows work with scientists at the University to explore areas of science research and emerging technologies.
The artists will collaborate with research scientists to create new work in an innovative new programme supporting outstanding talent in contemporary art. The fellowships will run from December 2017 for up to two years.
Our Cultural Fellows
Kat Austen is an artist and interdisciplinary researcher with a passion for the environment, digital media and understanding the worlds complex networks. Her work focuses on understanding our decision-making in terms of our relationship to the environment, with a particular focus on climate change.
Image courtesy of Kat Austen
Kat said: "Interdisciplinary research is a particular focus at the University, and I'm very much looking forward to working with its Priestley International Centre for Climate and the Interdisciplinary Centre for Scientific Research in Music."
Dave and Christophe said: "We're excited to be working with the Cultural Institute at the University on such an ambitious project, bringing together researchers from different disciplines to share scientific research through virtual spaces."