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Simon Clark

Dr Simon Clark

Associate Lecturer

School of Art, Design and Fashion

023 8201 6538 ext. 6538 Room no. BB226


Simon is a performance artist, musician and writer. In 2014, he was awarded a PhD from Goldsmiths College for his practice-based thesis on zombies, capitalism and melancholia.

Simon has exhibited and performed at art venues around the world, and regularly plays in a wonky assortment of bands and ensembles. His writing has been published in a range of peer-reviewed journals, catalogues and national newspapers.

He was a member of the Leeds 13 – a group of art students who hit the national headlines after returning from a boozy jaunt to Malaga at the taxpayer’s expense. The ‘holiday’ was in fact an elaborate hoax designed to interrogate the authority and knee-jerk sensationalism of the tabloid press. 

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