Dr. Judit Bodor (Principal Investigator)
Judit Bodor is a contemporary art curator, educator and researcher specialising in time-based art and site-specific curating. Her PhD, entitled ‘Exhibiting the Ivor Davies Archive of Destruction in Art’ was an AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral Award between Aberystwyth University and National Museum Wales. Judit is currently a Lecturer and Baxter Fellow in Curatorial Practice at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design at the University of Dundee. Before joining DJCAD Judit has been working independently as well as part of artist-led organisations for over 20 years, including Artpool Art Research Center, Budapest, East Street Arts, Leeds and WAVEparticle, Glasgow. Alongside her professional roles, she has held several academic roles including at Dartington College of Arts, York St John University, and The Glasgow School of Art. Recent curatorial projects include Alastair MacLennan: LIM(I)NAL (online, 2020), No such permanence, only becoming, 9th Festival of Ephemeral Art (Sokołowsko, Poland, 2019) The Happenstance (16th Architectural Biennale, 2018), Left Performance Histories (NGbK, Berlin 2018). Judit is also co-founder (with artists Emma Bolland and Tom Rodgers) of the small press Gordian Projects and publishes widely on the histories and practices of performance art published by Routledge, Transcript Verlag, Brill Studies in Art & Materiality, Apparatus Journal, and others. She is a member of the Council for Higher Education in Art and Design (CHEAD) Research Alliance Strategy Group and the Scottish Advisory Board of Art360 Foundation which enables artists and estates to manage, protect and make accessible their lifetime’s work.
Adam Lockhart is a Lecturer in Media Art & Archives at DJCAD, University of Dundee, Media Artist and Musician. He is responsible for the archives and collections at DJCAD as well as the Media Preservation Lab, which he established in 2004 to digitise and preserve obsolete Media formats. He is a leading specialist in the conservation, restoration and re-exhibition of artists’ video. Lockhart has worked on a number of AHRC research projects including REWIND| Artists’ Video in the 70s & 80s, Narrative Exploration in Expanded Cinema with Central St Martins College of Art & Design, REWIND Italia, European Women’s Video Art & Richard Demarco: The Italian Connection. He has acted as curator and consultant for a number of screenings and exhibitions both nationally and internationally and he has written for a number of publications on media art. His current area of research is using VR/AR as a tool to preserve obsolete media artworks.