Jonathan Harrisis Professor in Global Art and Design studies at Birmingham City University Uk and head of the school of Art. He has authored over twenty books and specialises in Art and Globalisation. His most recent book ‘The Global Contemporary Art World’ (WileyBlackwell) features analysis of art economies in Palestine, India, Hong King and South Korea.
Lenka Claytonis a British/ American conceptual artist whose work considers, exaggerates and alters the accepted rules of everyday life. Her work has been widely exhibited, including the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, the Guggenheim New York, FrAC le Plateau in Paris, Anthology Film Archives NYC and Tehran international documentary film festival in Iran. She also founded the Artists Residency in Motherhood in 2012.
Jane Lindenis a writer and academic with a PHD in ‘Curating knowledge‘ from Leeds Met. She is programme leader for the MA in Contemporary Arts at Manchester University and curator at the Axis Arts Centre. She is interested in the ‘collapsed boundaries between fixed disciplines’ and has written and lectured extensively on the subject of Research as Practice.