Researchers-In-Residence Scheme

This scheme enabled a doctoral student or early career academic researcher to do a short-term work placement with a company from within London’s Creative Economy. Below are examples of placements that Creativeworks London has funded. More information about the scheme can be found here.

Researchers-In-Residence Scheme


hide and seek

Hide & Seek and Phil Hellary from Queen Mary University of London

ROUND 1

The results of the partnership were showcased in the first week of Hack the Barbican, a four week festival of digital culture that brought together theatre performers, computer scientists, sculptures, hardware hackers, teachers and musicians. Hide&Seek’s event, a playtest arcade, feature two prototype games that featured motion controller technology.

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Furtherfield and Alexandra Reynolds from Kingston University London

ROUND 1

Alexandra Reynolds’s residency took the rich history of VisitorStudio as a starting point, assessed contemporary equivalents and cultural / technological changes, and reviewed the potential for a contemporary re-design of the programme.

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Fanshen PHD 1st round

fanSHEN and Rebecca Enderby from King’s College London

ROUND 1

fanSHEN’s Research in Residence project concerned the promotion of environmentally sustainable lifestyles, demonstrated by a theatre production that provided all its energy. Building upon work technology created for their GreenandPleasantLand show, which featured pedal powered sound, fanSHEN customised four gym machine to generate power for their new play Cheese.

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Corey Baker Dance PhD 1st round

Corey Baker Dance and Katharine Fry from Queen Mary University of London

ROUND 1

Katherine’s residency at CBD involved further research into Maori art and Culture leading to the creation of a full-length work, creating a new dance language and portraying Maori myth and legend as potential narrative, the work premiered at Birmingham International Dance Festival 2014.

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Coney and Sam Holmes from King’s College London

ROUND 1

Research carried out by Holmes found that the learning environment that AiL creates is one of ‘empowering space’ between both pupils and teachers, this can be seen when the adventure is introduced to the class and the teachers know as little about it as the pupils, so for the first time the teachers are cast as their pupils’ peers.

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Queen Mary - University of London
Arts & Humanities Research Council
European Union
London Fusion

Creativeworks London is one of four Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to develop strategic partnerships with creative businesses and cultural organisations, to strengthen and diversify their collaborative research activities and increase the number of arts and humanities researchers actively engaged in research-based knowledge exchange.