Jen Southern170

Jen Southern

Lecturer - Fine Art

Lancaster University

Jen Southern's research is a combination of arts practice, mobilities research and speculative software design. She works within the field of mobilties research, with a particular interest in the collaborative use of GPS, both in creative practice, the design of the app 'Comob Net', and in rescue situations. She is Director of the Mobilities lab at the Centre for Mobilities Research.

Jen has posted the following articles:

Im|Mobilities: Call for Artworks

Call for artworks for Art & Mobilities Exhibition at: Im|mobile lives in turbulent times: Methods and Practices of Mobilities Research conference. Thursday July 9th and Friday July 10th 2020, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.   Im|mobile lives...

Art & Mobilities Network Symposium

Over the past 10 years the study and practice of Art & Mobilities has been gaining momentum through networks, conferences, books, special issues, exhibitions and in the practices of artists, writers and curators. In recognition of this activity we are forming an...

Mobile Utopia Exhibition

This exhibition of 13 international artists, curated by Jen Southern, Emma Rose and Linda O Keeffe, is part of the conference Mobile Utopia: Pasts, Presents, Futures at the Lancaster House Hotel from 2nd-5th November 2017. The exhibition includes works in a diverse...

Mobilities Equipment is Moving

The mobilities lab is moving over to a new online booking system for research equipment!  We are in the process of transferring to this system so please bear with us – we aim to keep all equipment available during this period. Equipment will be reserved and...