Silke Lange is Director of Learning and Teaching in the School of Media, Arts and Design, with responsibility for supporting staff in pedagogic matters and all aspects of curriculum development and design. She is a member of the Department of Photography and Film where she teaches on the BA (Hons) Photographic Arts and BA (Hons) Photography (part-time).
Following her Research Degree from the Institute of Education, University of London: Learning through Photography: Creativity as Concept and Process in 2010, Silke has continued her research into the creative process, collective learning and connections between creative practices and society. Silke has acted as a consultant, external examiner and advisor in various institutions and organisations, among others, Accademia Italiana, Florence, Italy; Open University, University of Wales, Creative Skills for Life, a training programme for adults provided in partnership with St Giles Trust, South London Gallery and Drama Workhouse.
Silke is currently the educational researcher for Broad Vision, an art/science programme that offers students across the University of Westminster a range of opportunities for art/science collaborative research and interdisciplinary learning. Read more about Broad Vision… www.broad-vision.info
Along with her educational research, Silke has continued to engage in her photographic arts practice. She is currently working with an English researcher and photographer on the project England: Deutschland. The project is a collaboration; a conversation, captured in form of photographs, maps, recordings, quotes, etc. resulting from many visits to places of significance to either or both artists. In 2011, a paper titled ‘Collaboration: A valuable dialectic
tool in visual art practice’ was presented at the 6th International Conference on the Arts in Society, Berlin, Germany.
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