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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Clive McCarthy

Clive McCarthy spent his childhood in Osnabrück Germany and has lived in various cities across the UK. Initially a student of Lincoln Art Collage in the early eighties, he returned to education first with De Montfort University then to study a Masters in Art with Lincoln and Humberside University. His research over the past five years has been closely linked to teaching practice. He sees himself primarily as an image maker with a lens based educational background, looking at the cultural, economic, ethical, global positioning of the artist/designer. Recent research includes Exploring the ways people understand digital experiences through an exploration of technological design methodologies? such as digital creation utilising both the analogue and binary?. Studying ways in which 3D digital technologies can be applied to the capture, representation and interpretation of sculpture from all periods and cultures. Up to now, 3D technologies have been used widely to represent geometrically simple artefact’s such as pottery or larger-scale structures such as buildings and entire cities.? He has been working with 3d painting and printing, Currently working on large scale sound generated canvases for summer exhibition 2019.

Department Responsibilities

Senior Lecturer, Digital Media Lincoln School of Film & Media

Subject Specialism

Digital Design, Sonics, Photography


  • HND in Lens Based Media, 1997, De Montfort University — De Montfort University, 97
  • MA Design in Digital Design, 2005, University of Lincoln — University of Lincoln, 05

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Research Interests

  • 3d

  • Arduino

  • creative coding

  • Drawing

  • film and television

  • Interaction Design

  • interactive workshops and installations

  • live coding

  • on-line learning

  • Painting

  • Photography

  • Raspbian

  • Social Media

  • sound generation

  • User Interface Design

  • Augmented technologies

  • Projection mapping

Research Groups Memberships

Research in the Lincoln Repository