Colin Perry

Researcher, lecturer, art writer and editor

Colin Perry is a writer and researcher based in London, UK. His PhD research at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, focuses on experimental documentary film and video in Britain in the 1970s and 1980s.

Since 2006, he has contributed features, reviews and artists' profiles to journals and magazines including Afterall, Art Monthly, Frieze, ArtReview, Art in America and MIRAJ. He has written essays on a wide range of artistic practices for numerous art books and artists' catalogues. He is the reviews editor for the Moving Image Review & Art Journal (MIRAJ). Among other projects, he has edited Biennials and Beyond: Exhibitions That Made Art History, 1962-2002 (Bruce Altshuler, Phaidon Press, 2013), and Land Art in Britain (Hayward Publishing, 2013).

Colin teaches on the BA and MA Culture, Curation and Criticism courses at Central Saint Martins, and on the Film and Television: Theory, Culture and Industry MA at University of Westminster. He has taught at Royal Academy, Royal College of Art, Falmouth University and Wimbledon College. Colin frequently presents talks, and has been part of numerous panel discussions with artists and academics. He has organised film screenings, and collaborated with artists on texts and performances.

University of the Arts

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