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Dr Elizabeth Fisher

Research Fellow

Department: Arts


  • History of Art PhD October 01 2018
  • MA July 01 2002

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

My current research project, ‘Negotiating Modernism: experimental/expanded practice in the rural North, 1945-1980’ will examine how remote, rural places functioned as sites of critical enquiry and artistic experiment in postwar British art. Looking at examples of pioneering artistic practice in the Lake District, Pentland Hills and North Pennines, this project will also consider the ways in which experiences of exile and outsiderness have shaped creative encounters with place through a range of curatorial, art historical and interdisciplinary research methods. 

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Gustav Metzger: Iconoclasm and interdisciplinarity, Fisher, E. 24 Jul 2017, In: Interdisciplinary Science Reviews
  • The experimental generation: networks of interdisciplinary praxis in post war British art (1950–1970), Ferran, B., Fisher, E. 3 Apr 2017, In: Interdisciplinary Science Reviews


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