Richard Kearns is undertaking Doctoral research at the University of York within the department of Film, Theatre and Television. His interdisciplinary research centres on Interactive Media and investigates means by which audiences engage with reactive systems. The disciplines that shape the research are underpinned within a contextual framework of art. Richard has presented his research, drawing on his experience of participatory processes as an artist, a researcher, and an educator, through exhibitions, conferences, symposiums and published papers in Egypt, India, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and the UK. Richard is currently based in Singapore and will return to the UK in mid 2017.
CV & Education
PhD Interactive Media (expected 2018), University of York
MA Printmaking (Distinction) (2013), Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
BA Fine Art (1991), Birmingham City University
Selected Exhibitions: ?Soundweb (2016) The Children's Centre for Creativity, Singapore. Theorem (2016), Ruskin Gallery, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. RE:Print/RE:Present (2015), Ruskin Gallery, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Smile (2015), Red Dot Creativity, The German Centre, Singapore. Colour Me (2014), L’observatoire, Singapore. MAMFAMA, (2013) Ruskin Gallery, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. Orang Suku Laut: Trading Sea For Land, National Museum of Singapore. Portable: Affordable, (2013) Williams Art, Cambridge. (2012) Photolab, Art Science Museum, Singapore. 12 Print Makers (2011), RKB Gallery, London
Sustainability Print Prize (2012) Global Sustainability Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge