Creative development

Creative research and development skills – inspired by The Edward James Archive with Hayley Lock and Sarah Hughes

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Learn how to research, reconsider and explore wider aspects of your creativity to support and produce a number of new works using The Edward James Foundation Archive as a starting point. Working directly with an object selected from the archive you will learn how to handle, extract and re-contextualise information from a collection, allowing you to understand the wider range of processes that makes your work relevant today. The Archive is an extraordinary resource including letters of correspondence, bound volumes, photographs, journals and diaries, inventories, film, negatives and printing plates.


Hayley Lock

Hayley Lock - Short Course Tutor

Hayley Lock graduated in Fine Art Textiles from Goldsmiths College in 1989 and in Contemporary Art and Professional Practice from The University of Essex in 2012. She has taught in FE, HE and leisure learning for many years. Her work resides in both national and international collections and she exhibits worldwide.

Sarah Hughes

Sarah Hughes is Research Assistant at West Dean College and Visiting Lecturer on the full-time Visual Arts programmes . She is a practicing artist, performer, and composer, working across sculpture, improvised music, composition and publishing.


Residential option available. Find out accommodation costs and how to book here.