Creative Arts and Media

The Cluster incorporates the broad sweep of Design, Music, Drama, Dance, Architecture, Visual Arts and Culture. It also includes the full range of media formats: film, television, web-based studies, communications studies, journalism and publishing, as well as library and information studies.

Chair: Edward Venn, School of Music, University of Leeds

Member University Research interests
Fiona Bannon Leeds Ethics, aesthetics and education; dance, collaboration and co-creation
Vien Cheung Leeds Colour vision; colour science; colour imaging; colour reproduction; colour management; spectral imaging
Yuan Zeng Leeds International journalism; journalism and social change; comparative media studies; journalistic field; media sociology; political communication; media and society in Greater China
Alinka Greasley Leeds Music listening behaviour; musical preferences; music perception with hearing aids; musicians’ hearing and hearing protection; musicians’ health and well-being; electronic dance music culture
Dorothy Ker Sheffield Composition, digital media in live performance, interdisciplinary collaborations
Eva Haifa Giraud Sheffield Alternative and activist media; food politics; ‘Lifestyle’ ethics; animal, anti-racist, and environmental activism; science and technology studies
Jonathan Rayner Sheffield Cinema and landscape and the representation of navies, naval combat and naval history on film
Kate Taylor-Jones Sheffield Film studies, history, gender and sexuality studies, media studies, visual culture and critical theory
Jonathan Eato York Composition; Jazz; interdisciplinary performance practice; South African popular music; improvisation; music and postcoloniality
Rachel Cowgill York Cultural-historical musicology; Mozart reception; opera studies; musical internationalism, diplomacy and commemoration; music, gender and identity, digital musicology, archives and performance histories
Janine Bradbury York Contemporary African-American women’s writing; American popular culture; Caribbean women’s writing; literature of the Black Atlantic
Ollie Jones York Early modern touring theatre, theatre architecture and performance