Tahera Aziz

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Senior Lecturer, Digital Design

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With a longstanding creative and political interest in identity, migration and racism, Tahera Aziz has produced artwork across a range of media. Her most recent work explores the potential of sound in recontextualising the Stephen Lawrence case and this draws upon the official public inquiry (Macpherson Report) and witness accounts.

BA (Hons) Digital Media Arts

Level 4 (Year 1)

  • Video Contexts
  • The Animated Image

Level 5 (Year 2)

  • Image and Interaction
  • Collaborative Project: Digital Media

Level 6 (Year 3)

  • Professional Practice in Media Arts

Tahera was awarded an AHRC grant through the Practice-led and Applied route in 2008, Aziz undertook a research project entitled Sound, Interactivity and Storytelling: Towards a Recontexualisation of the Stephen Lawrence case'.

The project involved creating a prototype for a sonic story' environment. The prototype was then used to create a new artwork, [re]locate, with funding from the Arts Council of England, and this has been on national tour from 2009 to 2013.

Exhibition (recent)

  • [re]locate, 18 April - 12 May 2013
  • Bermondsey Project - A sound installation based on the Stephen Lawrence case

Presentations/Talks

  • Thursday 27 June 2013 - The Trouble with Research, Stuart Hall Library Symposium, Institute of International Visual Arts
  • Wednesday 8 May 2013 - Panel Discussion: Artistic Practices "" Utilising the Substance of Real Life, Bermondsey Project
  • Wednesday 1 May 2013 - Artist in Conversation: Expanding the Documentary Form Outside the Field of Vision, Bermondsey Project
 
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