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Dr Cathy Gale

Senior Lecturer

About

Dr. Cathy Gale (SFHEA; MA/RCA) is a graphic artist, DJ and senior lecturer on BA (Hons) Graphic Design at Kingston School of Art. Since 2004 she has also been employed as an Associate Lecturer at LCC (UAL) teaching across theory and practice. She devises staff-student collaborations in communities of practice to explore contemporary socio-political issues. In a research-led approach to teaching Cathy subverts conventional design tools to operate as counter-cultural political devices in unconventional contexts. She has led the radical pedagogic Alternative Art School (AAS) since 2015 as a space for critical discourse and student autonomy through collective action. The Disco Dissent elective forms a transformative extension of the AAS in which creative dissent and enterprise meet as innovative modes of practice. 

Areas of specialism

  • Critical design practice
  • graphic design
  • radical pedagogy
  • collective and collaborative design
  • design activism

Courses taught

Undergraduate

Qualifications

  • PhD (Brighton University)
  • MA Graphic Design and Art Direction (Royal College of Art, London)
  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Publications

Number of items: 5.

Article

Gale, Cathy (2015) Problem-finding as a research strategy connecting undergraduate learning with staff research in contemporary education institutions. Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education, 14(2), pp. 145-159. ISSN (print) 1474-273X

Conference or Workshop Item

Renton, Lucy [Research team member], Postle, Paul [Research team member], Gale, Cathy [Research team member] and Blair, Bernadette [Research team head] (2012) Presentation on Open Educational Resources in FADA. In: Practising Open Education: developing the potential of open educational resources in art, design & media; 15 Sep 2012, Kingston upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Still/Graphic Work

Gale, Cathy and Gregory, Jason (1999) Illustrations for the BT Intranet site. (Illustrations).

Gale, Cathy (1997) Foxtrot. (Illustration). 600 mm x 450 mm.

Gale, Cathy (1997) The Viking saga of Harri Bristlebeard. (Book illustration). London, U.K. : Walker. ISBN 0744560888

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