SIG: Animation Practice as Research


Ellie Land Northumbria University, Newcastle
Sam Moore Manchester School of Art, MMU



This SIG is aimed at members whose research is mainly articulated through practice. It aims to debate issues around; what practice as research means, encouraging academic rigour in the presenting of practice as research without losing artistic integrity or joy, supporting emerging academics whose research is practice based, and sharing good practice about how practice-as-research is best presented for national benchmark schemes (such as REF). This SIG aims to support different formats of dissemination for practice as research including screenings, themed panels, symposia, festivals, and publication. We encourage international membership from students, practitioners, academic supervisors, and theorists.


Birgitta Hosea UCA
Alys Scott Hawkins Independent
Andy Buchanan Purdue University
Laura-Beth Cowley UWE
Kris Marshall Steve Henderson Manchester School of Art, MMU MMU / Manchester Animation Festival
Chi-Sui Wang Taipei National University of the Arts
Paul Dolan Northumbria University Newcastle
Hugo Glover Northumbria University Newcastle
Myria Christophini Independent Researcher and Experimental Animator