Design Education Talks Ep. 12 – Richard Adams

Richard trained in art at four different art schools. In the early 90’s he became fascinated by computers and became a pioneering computer artist and award-winning teacher of art and music. Since then he has applied his art and creativity to solving tech problems for large business and has been a pioneer in interactive TV, made games, worked as a programmer, creative director, head of digital and highly successful independent enterprise consultant at many companies including Microsoft XBox, BBC, BSkyB, Aviva and The Royal Shakespeare Company. In education, he created a digital arts department at the London College of Music (TVU), co-founded and was Principal at the School of Communication Arts. He has taught creativity, art and technology at UWL(TVU),  Birkbeck College, London College of Fashion, School of Communication Arts, and he held a visiting Professorship at Salford University. He is currently Visiting Senior Fellow at the University of Lincoln. He is a BAFTA member, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and member of the Society of Authors. He is currently the chair of trustees at the educational  charity, Professors Without Borders. He has spoken at dozens of conferences, written and published books/contributed chapters, has written in many magazines. He co-hosts the TECHnique podcasts of interviews with artists who use technology. He writes and records electronic chamber music and has completed a number of albums. More recently, he has started exhibiting his work again. Here’s a link to a page about my work.… If you enjoyed this podcast/vlog consider subscribing and becoming a patron and receiving the content earlier than anyone else on #education #design #art #designthinking #designer #designeducation #artist

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