The contributions we receive from our affiliated staff and research students cover a range of practices including: traditional text-based publications, exhibitions, curating, and also performance based work.
Phase IV (2020)
Curated by Benet Spencer
The fourth international exhibition from Phase I: painting, drawing, architecture, to be held at the Stephen Lawrence Gallery, University of Greenwich, London, with catalogue publication and symposia. This art-architecture series of exhibitions is developed by Fine Art staff members as part of Réseau Peinture, featuring works by artists based in France, Germany and the UK.
Curated by Rosanna Greaves and Marina Velez
An artists’ book-work exploring key ideas arising from practice-based research in relation to sustainability issues, such as: experience of time, mutability, adaptability, energy and the problematics of quantifying nature, featuring printed word and image next to academic writing.
Phase III: le Modulor (2019)
Co-curated by Dr David Ryan, Benet Spencer and Katharina Schmidt
An international exhibition at HLM gallery, Marseilles which critically addresses aspects of Le Corbusier’s concept of 'le Modulor', realised by FARU members in collaboration with ARC Modulor Research Group from ESADMM, Marseilles, and the School of Design, University of Greenwich, London.
Running Cultures Research Network: towards innovative and inclusive pathways (2019-20)
Co-investigated by Dr Veronique Chance
Research network investigating running as a revolutionary, creative social practice and a serious, critical field of study. RCRN activities include academic as well as public events; exhibitions; publications and social media activity.
Collision Drive (2019)
Curated by Benet Spencer with Steven Rendall
A series of three exhibitions addressing the relationship between painting and collage through the notions of found-image, sampling and hybridity, presented in London and Lincoln, UK, and Melbourne, Australia.
SET THEORY (2018)
Directed by Simon Payne
Video film exploring colour field abstraction, illusions of movement and the perceptual effects associated with quick cutting, held in the LUX collection, UK.
Recitativo – fragments after Lucretius and Negri (Ongoing)
Directed by Dr David Ryan
An experimental intermedia work featuring live recitation, video and sound, performed with various ensembles in numerous venues in the UK and abroad.
The Flaming Rage of the Sea (2018)
Directed by Rosanna Greaves
A poetic film considering the constructed landscape of the Cambridgeshire Fenland and exploring alternative relational value systems to those driven by financial imperatives. Commissioned by Debating Natures Value Network.
Liquid Land (2018-)
Curated by Rosanna Greaves and Harriet Loffler
Commissioned by Debating Natures Value Network and featuring moving image, installation, performance and sculpture, this group exhibition brought together contemporary artists whose work considers landscape and the environment.
Co-edited by Dr Veronique Chance and Duncan Ganley
An artists’ book exploring the relationship between print media, interdisciplinary art and new technologies, addressing concerns of reproducibility, technical developments and inter-medial approaches in contemporary art.
Phase II: Imagining Architecture (2018)
Co-curated by Dr David Ryan and Benet Spencer
An international group exhibition in Toulouse investigating the relationship between art and architecture, taking the archives of institut supérieur des arts de Toulouse (isdaT) as a starting point. Realised as part of Réseau Peinture.
Phase I (2016)
Curated by Dr David Ryan and Benet Spencer
An international drawing exhibition featuring artists from France, Germany and the UK, curated and including work by Fine Art staff from Anglia Ruskin University and developed as part of Réseau Peinture.
Drawing Towards Sound (2015)
Curated by Dr David Ryan
A large-scale exhibition examining the interface between the visual and the aural, featuring works by contemporary composers, musicians, visual artists, and film/videographers.
At a Point of Gesture (2015)
Curated by Dr David Ryan
An exhibition of painting bringing together five artists who, in different ways, explore and renegotiate the potential of gesture and materiality.
Tidal Island (2014)
Directed by Neil Henderson
A video work showing time lapse footage of a man-made island off the Lincolnshire coastline, screened at Whitstable Biennial.
Heavy Sentience (2014)
With Rosanna Greaves
A site responsive group exhibition testing a new collaborative model for artist-led exhibition production. The five artists involved produced new inter-dependent works in direct response to the gallery and each other’s practices.