Postgraduate Community

Postgraduate Community

The CPC has a vibrant PGR community working on a wide range of topics: experimental publishing; postdigital archive practices; knowledge production and climate change; visual culture and screen media in the postdigital age; experience in immersive technology environments; self-representation and postdigital intimacies; forage culture; and social reproduction.

  • Name Project Title
    Darren Berkland The Selfie as Postdigital Gestural Assemblage
    Emmylou Laird Dynamic Equilibrium: Discovering Strategies to Promote Engagement in Live Role Playing Games
    Rebekka Kiesewetter Open Access Publishing as Contested Space (OAPaC)
    Maddalena Fragnito De Giorgio Exploring the Relation Between Technologies and Self-organized Social Reproduction in the Postdigital Era
    Priya Rajasekar Forager Philosophy: Reimagining Politics and Journalism in a Postdigital, Posthuman Ecosystem
    Saif Alatrash Gamified Immersive Museum Experience for Engineering and Design Heritage
    Tomislav Medak Disrupting Technology -- Can the Planetary Technosphere Be Politically Steered Toward a Post-capitalist >etabolism?
    Matthew Gonzalez-Noda The Affordance of Digitisation as (An)archival Creative Practice

CPC Postgraduate Team

PGR students are allocated two supervisors and a Director of Studies for academic support. Additionally, CPC has two members of staff whose role is dedicated to supporting PGR students. Professor Mel Jordan and Dr Miriam De Rosa will help applicants with the admission process as well as assist with technical and pastoral issues after enrolment.

Professor Mel Jordan

Professor of Art and the Public Sphere at the CPC

Professor Mel Jordan has a practice-led PhD, ‘Art its functions and its Publics’. Before joining the CPC, she was head of the Contemporary Art Programme at the Royal College of Art. She is Professor of Art and the Public Sphere at the CPC, where she is occupied with art, politics culture and publics. In 2009 she founded the journal Art & the Public Sphere which she continues to edit. She is an artist and a member of the Partisan Social Club. She has 5 PhD completions and has examined numerous arts led PhDs.

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Dr Miriam De Rosa

Assistant Professor at the CPC

Dr Miriam De Rosa holds a PhD in Cultures of Communications and has served as Course Director for the BA Media and Communications at Coventry University. She is Assistant Professor at the CPC, where she researches and publishes on film theories, space and place, experimental cinema, artists’ moving images and screen media arts. She is also active as an independent curator.

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PGR Success

Examples of where PhD students have collaborated on research with CPC staff:

Image credit: Social Montage: Speak-Act-Print-Publish! Documentation (slogan-box mash-up), Partisan Social Club by Mel Jordan. Project at Edinburgh Printmakers, 2019. With thanks to Kate Davis, Lorenzo Robinson, Madeleine Wood, Jack Whitelock. Photograph Andy Hewitt

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