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Robert Lycett

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Biography

Rob Lycett is an artist and Senior Lecturer. He has an MA in Smart Design, awarded in 2007, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Development (Higher Education Practice), awarded in 2005. For several years he worked in the graphic design industry as a senior designer and photographer, and before that he worked as a lithographic, silk screen and letterpress printer.

His art practice is a collection of acts of poetic ‘stillness’ performed within various analogue and digital media, taking the form of films, books, designs, drawings, writings, typographic objects, digital installations and live performances. These acts are contextualised by drawing upon the literary theories of the ‘Ouvroir de littérature potentielle’ (Oulipo), the aleatory compositions of John Cage, and the Situationist International.

Recent research outputs have included:
Fieldworks: Dialogues in Psychogeography (6th - 28th September 2019) Exhibition (Temporary Contemporary, Huddersfield)
Library Interventions (7th April 2016) Exhibition (Leeds Arts University)
trace.[instructions for mapping space] (8th Feb - 3rd May 2014) Exhibition (Huddersfield Art Gallery)

His generative drawing series, ‘re:draw’, was funded by the Arts Council (England) in 2005.

A Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Rob currently contributes to teaching on BA Graphic Design and Animation courses in the School of Art, Design & Architecture.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Locative Media and Mapping
  • Citational & Constraint based Art & Design
  • Typographic Objects
  • Generative, code-based, design practices

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Typography
  • Coding
  • Poetics
  • Locative Media
  • Psychogeography

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Research Output

  • 2 Artefact
  • 2 Exhibition
  • 1 Web publication/site

Fieldworks: Dialogues in Psychogeography (06 - 28 Sep 2019): Return to Wigan Pier.

Lycett, R., Meddings, C., Clarkson, G., Brown, T., Welburn, S., Conroy, A. & Hales, D., 9 Sep 2019

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

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  • equivalent: V {skyspace}

    Lycett, R., 6 Apr 2018

    Research output: Non-textual formArtefact

  • we share some words ...

    Lycett, R., 7 Apr 2016

    Research output: Non-textual formArtefact

  • @thoughtposition: Thought Positions in Sculpture

    Lycett, R., 16 Oct 2015

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  • trace.[instructions for mapping space]

    Lycett, R., MacDonald, J. & Emmanouil, S., 2014

    Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

  • Activities

    • 1 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...
    • 1 Oral presentation

    Attitudes to Reading: Drifting Towards Objects and Events

    Robert Lycett (Speaker)
    7 Apr 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    ROTOR Exhibition

    Alexander Bridger (Participant), Sophia Emmanouil (Participant), Robert Lycett (Participant)
    21 Jan 20141 May 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...