Art

Fine Art

Art maintains high standards of provision and resources including purpose built studios with 24/7 access, AV seminar facilities, digital art lab and installation space, fully equipped wood/metal workshop and life-room. Art lecturers are all practicing artists or writers based in Insight, a research hub working nationally and internationally.

Design

Design activities are closely linked to ImaginationLancaster, a creative research centre that enables people and organisations to engage with academia in dynamic and creative ways, giving time and space to research and imagine futures. Our courses focus on  design skills that will be needed in the future on for tackling real world issues.

Film

Film

Film is a rich and fascinating area of academic study. Alongside theoretical, cultural and historical approaches to film, film studies provides a framework for analysing individual films and understanding the techniques of film production in the context of marketing, distribution, exhibition, and consumption. Film staff are internationally recognised for their research in the Insight research unit.

 

Theatre

Theatre

Theatre at Lancaster specialises in the practice and theory of contemporary drama, dance, theatre and performance. Practical work is supported by first–rate resources and our staff includes internationally renowned critical theorists and contemporary theatre practitioners. Staff research is facilitated by the Insight unit

Latest Updates

Exhibition uncovers fossils of the future from a frogman’s perspective

Exhibition uncovers fossils of the future from a frogman’s perspective

Imagine an environment so submerged, tangled and lost it can only be visited by scuba divers. 21st century objects – clothes, cars, bicycles – are silted down to become future fossils and archaeology. In reality, scenes like these are far in the future but for a Lancaster University academic they are very much in the present. Artist Gerry Davies, a senior lecturer at Lancaster University who makes and writes about drawing, was shortlisted for the prestigious Jerwood Drawing Prize in 2016.

Design for Life: Creating Meaning in a Distracted World

Design for Life: Creating Meaning in a Distracted World

Design for Life by Stuart Walker, Professor of Design for Sustainability at Lancaster University, will be published on the 18th April 2017. Stuart Walker’s design work has been described as life-changing, inspiring, disturbing and ferocious. Drawing on an extraordinarily diverse range of sources and informed by creative practice, Design for Life penetrates to the heart of modern culture and the malaise that underlies today’s moral and environmental crises.

Data Publics: Investigating the formation and representation of crowds, groups and clusters in digital economies

Data Publics: Investigating the formation and representation of crowds, groups and clusters in digital economies

Data Publics is a 3-day conference that will be take place from 31st March – 2nd April 2017 in the LICA building at Lancaster University. The event will bring together a diverse group of designers, artists, social scientists and creative technologists to explore formation and representation of crowds, groups and clusters in digital economies.

Fine Art Degree Show

Fine art degree show 2016

Lancaster University’s 2016 Fine Art degree; Omnia XLIV.

Theatre Student Shows

Lancaster University Theatre Group (LUTG) is one of the biggest and most active societies on campus. Our shows are all directed, produced, managed and performed by students.