Making meaning in the arts


Insight is a creative research centre with disciplinary bases in Fine Art, Theatre, Film, Dance and Sound. It focusses on making meaning in the arts. Its practical and theoretical research draws upon expertise in contemporary arts disciplines, extending across and beyond them to engage with arts audiences of all kinds. Insight facilitates cross-disciplinary work within the university and beyond, and actively engage postgraduate researchers within its activities. As a community of researchers, the centre initiates international dialogue and provides a platform for events across a range of themes and contemporary art formats.

Featured: Being Mobile

Being Mobile is a series of workshops exploring new directions in mobilities research and art practice, developing relationships between Lancaster Institute of Contemporary Arts and mobilities.lab, and introducing new researchers to our work. 

Featured: Modes of Address in Pictorial Art

Modes of Address in Pictorial Art is a cross-disciplinary research collaboration led by Professor Beth Harland, Lancaster University, with Professor Nick Donnelly and Professor Simon Liversedge and a team of visual cognition scientists at the University of Southampton.

Featured: Transforming Musicology

Transforming Musicology is a large-scale collaborative project funded under the AHRC Digital Transformations in the Arts and Humanities scheme.