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John Cockram

Senior Lecturer

  • AVA 0437, Docklands Campus
    School of Arts and Digital Industries (ADI)
    University of East London
    Docklands Campus
    London
    E16 2RD
  • J.Cockram@uel.ac.uk +442082237458


    Overview




    Art Practice research and development includes:

    Project ROOM. Arising from Cockram's short-listing in 2009 for Arts Council England's 'Artists Taking the Lead' intiative for the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad [link 1/ below]


    HEAL group [Healthcare & Environmental Artist Liaison]: a Fine Art
    practice and exhibition initiative to stimulate debate between these fields. [Arising from a Gunpowder Park/Haring Woods 'Bright Sparks' Award, for Cockram's project 'Environmental Health' 2006-2009 - link
    2/ below]


    The ARTemis project: A creative collaboration with dutch marine engineer and master mariner, Johan Visser, and his ship Frisian Lady. From 2012, this industrial barge will be an East London centre for arts events and programming; involving inputs from the statutory education, Higher Education, Healthcare and Environmental sectors.


    Collaborators

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    Research

    Examples: see 'Links' below

    Publications


    Funding

    Studio and Socially-Engaged Fine Art practice. Recent creative research centres on issues relating to health, science and the environment. This has been underpinned by key thematics from his doctoral study exploring Fine Art pedagogy: inter-disciplinary working; knowledge transfer; institutional / community synergy; the inter-dependence of context, competence and confidence; transferable skills; and the exchange of specialist & lay discourse in the formation of new knowledge.


    Interests

    Portfolio




    VT 3004 Practical Theory
    VT 2002 State of The Arts 2
    CAVM
    External examiner BA Hons. Fine Art - Middlesex University
    Mentoring programme supervision - cSPACE arts organisation

    Teaching