Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communication

Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage

Carley Stubbs


Julia Ankenbrand


Julia Ankenbrand


Louise Atkinson


Heather Findling


Jade French

Jade French is an artist-facilitator, writer and researcher based in Liverpool, UK. Jade predominantly works alongside people with the label of learning disability to explore the intersections of art, disability and social change, often examining constructs of access, agency, status and inclusion through collaboratively producing, curating and commissioning visual art.


The Royal Standard Gallery and Studio

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Sarah Harvey Richardson

My research is concerned with audience engagement and development practices in art galleries; in particular an exploration of the juncture between the theoretical and the practical, influenced by my work in gallery education. Other areas of interest include: cultural value, policy (and its relationship to practice), the politics and power of the institution, identity/identification, and, ways of knowing.


School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

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Joanne Williams

Joanne's research is interested in the philosophical and methodological challenges of knowing and knowledge production in relation to visitor engagement with contemporary arts and heritage. Concurrent research concerns relate to the the epistemological and ontological groundings of current arts evaluation practices, as well as the notion of the aesthetic in relation to site-specific art.


Old Mining Building

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John Wright

Postgraduate Researcher

John is a research-led curator. John's practice is centred on the interconnections between artistic, curatorial and academic fields.


School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

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