Doctoral Research

Jennifer is currently undertaking a part-time practice-based PhD


Working enquiry:


How can a contemporary craft and design process of re-creation/reconstruction be used to reinterpret and gain new perspectives on historical objects?


Research areas currently being explored include:


  • Making the intangible tangible
  • Re-materialising the immaterial
  • Recalling the past through image and object
  • Representing the objects listed in 18th century inventories through contemporary re-created objects
  • Connecting sensibilities of past and present through contemporary trigger point objects
  • Articulating the past using contemporary design methods of representation


Supervisory Team:

Professor Ed Hollis (University of Edinburgh)

Dr Helen McCormack (Glasgow School of Art)

Geoff Mann (Manchester School of Art)


Watch this space…