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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Chris Dunne

Chris Dunne is an artist, designer and educator whose research interests examine the reversals of authority, alternative forms of understanding, experience and curiosity. Dunne creates text, image and soundscapes across a variety of media including traditional and digital methods of print making, interactive installations, performance based situations that disrupt, agitate and reinterpret what seems to be the natural order of things. Along with fellow colleague Phil Eastwood, he is an active member of the Performance Print Research Group. He teaches across a range of modules on BAHons Interactive Design, BAHons Fine Art, BAHons Graphic Design, MA Fine Art and is project supervisor for a Masters by Research postgraduate student (Interaction Design by Hacking). Selected Exhibitions and Presentations 2017 For & Against: The Art of the Pamphlet - Exhibition, Martin Hall, Loughborough University, UK 2017 Post Truth Post Haste: Protest Zine Making & Publishing Event - Loughborough Library, UK 2017 For & Against: The Art of the Pamphlet - Exhibition, Charnwood Museum, Loughborough, UK 2017 For & Against: Art, Politics & the Pamphleteer - Symposium, Fearon Hall, Loughborough, UK 2017 Post Truth Post Haste: University of Wolverhampton, UK 2015 Semiotics & Visual Communication: Exhibition - University of Technology, Lemesos, Cyprus 2014 Performance Print Situation No.7 – University of Northampton, UK 2013 Performance Print Situation No.6 – The Peoples History Museum, Manchester, UK 2013 Performance Print Situation No.5 – Anhalt University, Dessau, Germany 2013 Performance Print Situation No.4 – Visual Arts Research Symposium, University of Lincoln, UK 2011 Being Lost – Limited Edition Artists Book, The Little Riot Press, UK 2010 AAMA055 – Installation/Performance, The Greestone Gallery, University of Lincoln, UK 2010 The Moment of Privacy Has Passed – Usher Art Gallery, Lincoln, UK 2009 Performance Print Situation No.1 – The Sam Scorer Gallery, Lincoln, UK 2005 The Labour of Art - Limited Edition Artists Book, The Beehive Press, UK

Department Responsibilities

Programme Leader BAHons Interactive Design

Subject Specialism

Aesthetics of protest, typographic experimentation, interaction technology, hacktivism, maker movement.


  • MA Fine Art (Distinction) — University of Lincoln, 2010


ISTD Education Team Founder Member Honourarium received from University of Lincoln in relation design services (Certificate design) Guest Lecturer: Master Class in Design Communications, University of Northampton, UK, 2014 Guest Lecturer: Master Class, European Design MA, Anhalt University, Dessau, Germany, 2013

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Research Interests

  • Art as Protest - Protest as Art

  • Hacktivism

  • Makers

  • Relationships between people and technology

  • Typographic experimentation

Research Groups Memberships

  • Aesthetics of Protest

Research in the Lincoln Repository

Degree Responsibilities

  • Programme Leader - BA (hons) Interactive Design — 2013 to Present

Module Responsibilities

  • Module leader - ISG1007M Typography — 2002 to Present
  • Module Leader - ISG1006M Critical Analysis 1 — 2016 to Present
  • Module Leader - ISG2002M Interactive Design 2 — 2002 to Present
  • Module Leader - ISG2005M Critical Analysis 2 — 2016 to Present
  • Module Leader - ISG3002M Interactive Design 4 — 2002 to Present
  • Module Leader - ISG3015M Independent study planning — 2016 to Present

Professional Affiliations

  • Higher Education Academy — Fellow