The Contemporary Art Research Centre explores innovation in contemporary fine art, focusing on:
The Design Research Centre provides a creative environment for researchers engaging with the cultural, environmental and presentational contexts of design practice in its widest sense. Research in this diverse area is developed through five interrelated areas:
The Visual and Material Culture Research Centre focuses on the practice, histories, and theories of modern and contemporary visual, spatial and material culture. This encompasses:
Since 1997, the group has organised a series of conferences and symposia in collaboration with major London museums and galleries.
We are a university associate of the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA).