Academic Profile

Recent publications and research: 

**ROUTLEDGE: Being Maker-Centric: Making as Method for Self-organising & Achieving Craft Impact in Local Communities & Economies (2018)**

Gavin Rogers Being MakerCentric (2018)

Fiona Hackney, Deirdre Figueiredo, Laura Onions, Gavin
Rogers and Jana Milovanovic

Published in June 2018

Makercentric project (2017-18)
Duration: From 2017 to 2018

Maker-Centric is one of a series of participatory arts research projects across the UK that are funded by The Arts and Humanities Research Council’s (AHRC) Connected Communities programme. The project takes a material placed-based approach to engaging communities in speculative co-design.


**STEPZ II – Eyes and Brains in Shoes (2016)**

Eyes and Brain in Shoes, Gavin Rogers, Edited by Ally Standing, Tina Richardson    Stepz II - Between Rollerama and The JunkYard Gavin Rogers

Rogers, G. (2016) “Eyes and Brains in Shoes” in Richardson, T and Standing, A (2016)Between the Rollerama and the Junk Yard. STEPZ A psychogeographical journal based in Manchester. Ropepress Publishing, UK. pp.6-7


**ROPEPRESS PUBLISHING – Post Utopia (2016)**

Post Utopia Book Gavin Rogers Bermuda Collective Ally Standing Bruno Grilo

Post Utopia (2016) By Gavin Rogers, Ally Standing, Bruno Grilo. Ropepress Publishers. 28 Pages.

ISBN – Google Books link

Research Interests

  • Psychogeography and the Situationists
  • Relational aesthetics
  • Performance
  • Artistic methodologies
  • Cultural policy
  • Arts pedagogy

Papers and conferences

– Arts Schools as Gift Economy (2018) Gavin Rogers and Laura Onions  NAFAE Conference Wolverhampton Art Gallery/ WSA

– Digital mythologies, virtual ambulations and the cyberflâneur: Psychogeography in the Internet age (2017)  By Ally Standing & Gavin Rogers. University of Huddersfield

 – Performance Intervention (2017) Research Matters Conference. Birmingham School of Art Annual Research Conference. A performance and presentation of work on the theme of institutional critique. With Claire Hickey and MAKESHIFTSPACE.

– Tetley Arts Space, Leeds – Brewing Symposium – Performance as a brewing process in Association with ClusterBOMB (August 2015)

– Victoria University, Melbourne – My city and me. Seminar series. April 2014

– Monash University, Melbourne – Paper Performance Ethnography: Discovering Cities. Paper

– Presented a paper about Arts Pedagogy at TATE Gallery, London, as part of the DCMS.

– Attended the BIAD Postgraduate Conference

– New template for ‘Arts Education’ DCMS Conference @ London School of Economics (May 2013)

– In Dialogue 2014. Workshop and panel member. Conversation as Practice. (October 2014)

– Clearing the Mist. Performing my PhD seminar series. Thinking Though Practices. May 2014. The Primary Studios.

– Fly on the wall, elephant in the room – Presented a paper at the Research and the

– Researcher – 5th Annual Research Practice Conference, Nottingham Trent University

– Wise Wanderings – Presented a paper and seminar session for the SPACE and the Humanities Research Cluster, School of Design and Built Environment, Nottingham Trent University

– Snow White and her dreaded PhD. Paper. Breaking Boundaries Research Conference. May 2014. Nottingham Trent University.

– Public Engagement in Research – Presented a seminar session and Lecture as part of the Postgraduate Research Festival, ADBE 2013

– Delivered a lecture and seminar session: Introduction to Psychogeography – Nottingham Trent

– Contributed towards discussion, seminars and symposiums as part of the Thinking Through Practices – Research Group – School of Art and Design Study Trips and Residencies


Residency and visits

– Gdansk, Poland (2018) (Migration work)

– Ljubljana Slovenia (2018)  (Makercentric/ Erasmus)

– Venice Biennale 2011, 2015, 2017

-The Lovehouse, Victoria University and the University of Monash, Melbourne, Australia (April 2014)

– Technical support. Immersive Book Designs, promotional advert with Hritiyan Pavlov. The Alps, France. (18th to 22nd May 2014)

– Study visit and photographic collaboration : Agglomeration, Barcelona (April 2013)

– Art and Design festival – Sofia, Bulgaria (23rd – 27th June 2013)

– Residency Shadowing –Janet Biggs, Video Artist, New York City (Feb 2009)


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