Simon’s educational profile bridges the domains of fine art (BA), digital art (MA) and image processing (PhD). He studied Fine Art: Painting at the Glasgow School of Art, Communication Art & Design at the Royal College of Art and on the Media & Arts Technology PhD Programme at Queen Mary University of London.
As a creative technologist he has worked both individually and collaboratively with the likes of Scanner & United Visual Artists, the Paris-based D-Labs, Codasign, Special Projects and Susan Collins. Simon’s work has been exhibited as reactive and interactive installations, digital artworks and innovative designs at places that include the Bath Music Festival, Oxford Christmas Light Festival, Forge Music & Arts Venue, La Gaite Lyrique, Science Museum, Design Museum and GV Art Gallery.
Simon is currently employed as a Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer in Digital Media at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.
Email: simon.emberton AT uwe.ac.uk