MAKING HISTORIES VISIBLE
MPhil and PhD projects in the School of Art, Design and Performance
Visual Art and the Black Diaspora
Contemporary Art and the Museum
Women, Globalisation and the Visual Culture.
Potential candidates for PhD and MPhil research with Professor Lubaina Himid are welcome to submit research proposals for projects located under these broad headings.
Your project will address issues of identity, representation, globalisation and contemporary visual art practice. It might seek to investigate new ways of addressing the production of artworks and should map the history, methods and critical context for this work.
You will, in order to pursue certain lines of enquiry, be expected to have some understanding of the breadth and complexity of work made by artists of the black diaspora during the past 60 years.
You will be based within The Research Centre for Contemporary Visual Culture as part of the Making Histories Visible Project team. Your project could be practice led and have historical, contextual and practical outcomes.
In addition to writing the dissertation element your project could also have other outcomes such as
To discuss your ideas even if they are still in the early stages of development please contact Professor Lubaina Himid at
Postgraduate Phd and M Phil Students
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Simonetta Moro - Reconstructing Babel : Work in Progress Display Centre For Contemporary Art - University of Central Lancashire
Simonetta Moro studied art in Venice and Bologna (Diploma in Painting, Accademia di Belle Arti). Subsequently she has been living and
working in various places in Italy, England, Spain and Germany (co-founder of the printmaking workshop "Atelier il Moro", Bad Kreuznach).
MA European Fine Art, Winchester School of Art, 1996; Fulbright Fellowship in Visual Arts, American Academy in Rome, 1999-2000;
Ph.D. in Fine Art, studio and theory based, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK, 2003. Her Ph.D. research culminated
in the "Reconstructing Babel" project, a site-specific installation at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery in Preston, 2002, and in
the written thesis: Re-constructing Babel: The History and Creative Possibilities of a Myth Explored Through Text and Installation.
Residencies include the International Summer Academy in Salzburg, Yaddo and Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture. In her work
she explores a wide range of media, from painting to drawing to printmaking to 3D installations. Teaching is an important part of her
creative activity. Simonetta Moro is currently Assistant Professor in Fine Arts, Faculty of Arts in Context at Eugene Lang College, New