Susan Collins
Since the beginning
Works in United States of America

Susan Collins (b. 1964 London) is one of the UK’s leading artists working with digital media. Collins works across public, gallery and online spaces. Her recent works mainly employ transmission, networking and time as primary materials, often exploring the role of illusion or belief in their construction and interpretation.

Key works include In Coversation; the bafta nominated Tate in Space; Transporting Skies - a live video relay of sky between Penzance and Sheffield; The Spectrascope, an ongoing pixel by pixel transmission from a haunted house; and the Fenlandia/Glenlandia series, an exploration into time, technology and landscape.

Recently completed commissions include a wildlife surveillance system for Sarah Wigglesworth Architects’s RIBA award winning Classroom of the Future; Underglow, a network of illuminated drains for the Corporation of London for Light Up Queen Street and Chaser, a lighting commission for GLOW ‘07 Newcastle.

Recent group exhibitions at Oakville Galleries, Ontario, Canada; Vestsjællands Kunstmuseum, Sorø, Denmark; Montevideo/The Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam; ARC Projects, Sofia, Bulgaria; Harewood House, Leeds; One in the Other, London; Project Space Leeds; Osterwalder’s Art Office, Hamburg; SHIFT 2009, Basel; Edith-Ruß-Haus, Oldenberg and Kunstverein Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen, Germany.

In 2009 she exhibited Seascape , a solo show at the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea, commissioned by Film and Video Umbrella and the De La Warr Pavilion and recently completed Love Brid, a short film for Animate Projects.

Susan Collins is currently the Director of the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London where she established the Slade Centre for Electronic Media in Fine Art (SCEMFA) in 1995.
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Lecturer opportunity, Slade School of Fine Art, London

Dear Rachel/Rhizome
It would be great if you could post this on rhizome digest
with best wishes

Susan Collins


The Slade School of Fine Art
University College London

The Slade School offers courses in fine art at undergraduate (BA) and
postgraduate (MFA, MA, MPhil, PhD) level. The Fine Art Media area includes
Film, Video, Electronic Media, Sound, Photography and Printmaking.

Applications are invited for the following post:

Lecturer B (0.4 pro rata full time) in Fine Art Media

We are seeking to appoint a practising artist of distinction who is
committed to making an active contribution to the research and teaching
culture of the School.
The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and confident working in a
range of ways with students and colleagues - from hands-on practical
workshop/group teaching to tutorials, group critiques and cross area
Ideally the candidate will have expertise in two or more of the following:
Interactive Media, Internet Art, 3D Animation, Digital Video and Sound.

The appointments are pro rata