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Keith Piper - Associate Professor in Fine Art

Keith Piper

Associate Professor in Fine Art

Keith Piper is a member of the Diasporas Research Cluster and the Science Fiction Research Cluster.
 

Keith Piper’s creative practice exists in response to specific issues, historical relationships and geographical sites. His research driven approach prioritises thematic exploration over an attachment to any particular media. Therefore, his work over the past 25 years has ranged from painting, through photography and installation to a use of digital media, video and computer based interactivity.

As a student at Trent Polytechnic in the early 1980s, Piper was a founder member of the Blk Art Group. Since then he has exhibited work internationally, published writings and taught in institutions in the UK and North America. His recent work has included The Perfect City, a multiscreen video project commissioned by Film London (2007), solo exhibitions in the Contemporary Art Museum, St Louis (2004) and the Ferens Art Gallery, Hull (2007). He was also commissioned to produce site specific works for the Victoria and Albert Museum as part of Uncomfortable Truths (2007) and The Black Atlantic for the House of World Cultures, Berlin (2004).

PhD supervisions:

Nikos Tsiaparas: Picturing the Child.

Keith Piper’s research in the University Repository

Unearthing the bankers bones

Piper, Keith (2016) Unearthing the bankers bones. [Show/Exhibition] ...

Getting into character: encounters with 'tricksterism' in contemporary depictions of the American slave plantation

Piper, Keith (2013) Getting into character: encounters with 'tricksterism' in contemporary depictions of the American slave plantation. In: Art Across the Black Diaspora: Visualizing Slavery in A...

Prevention of suicidal behaviour in prisons: an overview of initiatives based on a systematic review of research on near-lethal suicide attempts

Marzano, Lisa and Hawton, Keith and Rivlin, Adrienne and Smith, E. N. and Piper, M. and Fazel, Seena (2016) Prevention of suicidal behaviour in prisons: an overview of initiatives based on a ...

The Blk Art Group research project 2012

Piper, Keith and Smith, Marlene and Johnson, Claudette (2012) The Blk Art Group research project 2012. Keith Piper. ...

A short sprint

Piper, Keith A short sprint. [Show/Exhibition] ...

Donald Rodney in retrospect

Piper, Keith (2008) Donald Rodney in retrospect. [Show/Exhibition] ...

A future museum of the present

Piper, Keith (2010) A future museum of the present. [Show/Exhibition] ...

Forest fields

Piper, Keith (2008) Forest fields. [Film/Video] ...

Lost Vitrines.

Piper, Keith (2007) Lost Vitrines. [Show/Exhibition] ...

Synthetic Geographies.

Piper, Keith (2004) Synthetic Geographies. [Show/Exhibition] ...

Crusade.

Piper, Keith (2004) Crusade. [Show/Exhibition] ...

The Mechanoid's Bloodline/Robot Bodies III.

Piper, Keith (2001) The Mechanoid's Bloodline/Robot Bodies III. [Show/Exhibition] ...