Curriculum Vitae

GILES ASKHAM | | skype name giles.askham
+44 (0)7734 209 395


02/05 – 02/07 Nottingham Trent University MFA (by Registered Project)
Nottingham, NG1 4BU.

09/93 – 06/94 University of Greenwich, PGCE (FE)
London, SE10 9LS.

09/85 – 06/88 University of Westminster, BA (Hons) Film Video and
London, W1B 2UW. Photographic Arts. 2.1


02/05 – Date Senior Lecturer in Computer Animation and Multimedia
London Metropolitan University
Jewry Street, London, EC3N 2EY.

04/03 – 02/05 Curator
peterborough digital arts
Preistgate, Peterborough, PE1 1LF.

06/02 – 06/03 Multimedia designer
Media Workshop
Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery,
Peterborough, PE1 1LF.

08/00 – 05/02 Adult Education Tutor / Arts Worker
Exeter City Council
Exeter, EX4 3LS

09/95 – 06/00 Course Leader, PDC in Multimedia
Westminster College
Battersea Park Road, London SW11 4JR.

09/95 – 06/02 Freelance print / multimedia designer
Clients include: BBC TV, British Council,
Tape Gallery Multimedia.


04/2010 Exhibited artwork Cubed; at Abandon Normal Devices (AND) Festival Grizedale Forest Park, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria. AND 

10/2009 Conference Presentation - Haptic and Embodied Engagements with Technology; at Rule of Thirds North Conference, Lantern House Ulverston

09/2009 Art project Cubed; commissioned by Folly as part of Portable Pixel Playground

03/2009 'The Thing’ interactive art project showcased at Kinetica art fair, London

02/2009 Essay published in book ‘Sequences’ on the photographic work of Andrew Davidhazy. ISBN 1905674767, Wallflower Press.

02/2009 Review of Transmediale09, Berlin, Germany, published on Furtherfield website

09/2008 Review of File08, Sao Paulo, Brazil, published on Furtherfield website

08/2008 Aquaplayne, artwork exhibited at File08, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

08/2008 Game/Play, Conference paper presented at File08, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

01/2008 Consultancy work with Cultural Observatory East Midlands,
re-branding exercise.

10/2007 Research into Michael Foucault and Surveillance for exhibition at the
Centre for Contemporary Art, Nottingham.

09/2007 Intersubjective engagements via media art, Essay for ‘Playware’ exhibition at Laboral Centro de Arte y creacion industrial, Asturias, Spain.

08/2007 Artists residency, Interactive Screen 07, Banff New Media Centre, Canada.

01/2007 Exhibiting artist in exhibition ‘Do It With Others’ HTTP gallery, London.

11/2006 ‘Aquaplayne’ exhibited at Trampoline: Platform for New Media Art,

11/2006 ‘Game/Play’ exhibition presented at Digital Culture – the art of playing games seminar. Arts Council London.

10/2006 ‘Game/Play’ conference paper accepted for Engage06: Interaction,
Art and Audience Experience, a Creativity and Cognition
Symposium at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.

07/2006 ‘Game/Play’ book ISBN 0-9553538-0-7 978-0-9553538-0-2
Editior and contributing author

08/2006 Clear Spot Interview on ResonanceFM with Ruth Catlow of Furtherfield

11/2005 ‘Sequences’ presentation at Arts Council East England
Grants for National touring seminar.

06/2004 ‘Mapping Data’ essay on art and data collection, published in 'Lovely Weather' Diane Maclean, exhibition catalogue, ISBN 0-920810-73-X
Also available online at:

07/2000 Contributor to 'The Entrepreneurial Web' Peter Small, ISBN: 027365036X


06/2006 ‘Game/Play’ exhibition partnership between Q Arts Derby, and HTTP Gallery London. Touring the UK in 2007, lead curator and co-ordinator.

11/2004 ‘Sequences’, national touring exhibition of chronophotography, and art inspired by Victorian optical devices, co-curator and co-ordinator.

06/2004 ‘Lovely Weather’, Diane Maclean exhibition, International partnership,

04/2004 ‘Re:Thinking:Time’, an exhibition of work by over 40 artists created on the PVA Labculture programme over the last ten years Curated by Elle Carpenter, assistant curator and producer.

02/2004 ‘Assembled’ exhibition of work created by Simon Read, together with the workforce, during his artists’ residency at the IKEA distribution centre, peterborough, curator.

12/2003 ‘Bollywood’, exhibition of film posters, hoardings and work of artist Amrik Chhokran, curator.

10/2003 ‘Jump Jet’, Mike Stubbs, gallery exhibition and city-centre projection, curator.

06/2003 ‘Peterborough Prize’, UK and International award and exhibition, curator.

04/2003 ‘Freefall’, exhibition of international new media work, assistant curator.


08/2007 International Scholarship; Artists residency program Interactive Screen 07, Banff New Media Centre, Canada.

04/2006 National Touring Programme award for exhibition ‘Game/Play’.

05/2005 Drawing Inspiration Award for October 2004 'Big Draw' event held
at peterborough digital arts with Emily Russell and Kristian De La Riva.

02/2005 Nottingham Trent University, Masters Bursary.

09/2004 National Touring Programme, award for exhibition ‘Sequences’.


Dawn Giles Arts and Development Officer, Visual Arts.
Arts Council England, East
Eden House, 48-49 Bateman Street,
Cambridge CB2 1LR.

Chris Dyson Subject Area Leader,
Faculty of Computing
London Metropolitan University
London City campus,
31 Jewry Street,
London, EC3N 2EY.

this is a little out of date now askhamcv10.pdf is a more recent version (26-11-10)