Mr Mark James
Profiles

Mr Mark James

Lecturer in Graphic Communication

School of Art, Design and Architecture (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)

Role

Mark is a lecturer on BA (Hons) Graphic Communication With Typography, leading design research modules across all three years. 

Qualifications

PG Cert Academic Practice University of the Arts London (2016)
MA Curating University of Sunderland (2008)
BA (Hons) Photography Film and Imaging Napier University, Edinburgh (2004)

Professional membership

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (since 2016). 

Teaching interests

Graphic Design Practice and Research, Design Thinking, Modes of Production and dissemination in Graphic Design, Cultural History and Theory, independent publishing as artistic practice, modes of curatorial display, personal Epistemology as a creative process, Popular Culture, and Cross-disciplinary research. 



Research interests

Cultural History and Theory, independent publishing as artistic practice, modes of curatorial display, personal Epistemology as a creative process, Popular Culture, and Cross-disciplinary research. 


Creative practice & artistic projects

Designer at http://www.studioplatitude.com

Founder of the Library of Independent Exchange (http://www.l-i-e.co.uk) an ongoing library/project focusing on the dissemination of independent publishing, and how it functions as a resource.

 The core aims of the L.I.E are to develop discussions and exchange, exploring the processes of publishing, collaboration, and dissemination.

L.I.E has an ever-increasing permanent collection of works by contemporary independent art publishers and artists. Rather than presenting itself as a conventional Library, L.I.E aims to explore how resource functions and how it can be utilised; making its collection accessible to the public through the project’s curated programme of events and exhibitions.

Links

http://www.studioplatitude.com

http://www.l-i-e.co.uk