Graham Hibbert is a designer, developer and artist whose photographic and moving-image based work seeks to explore the role of the abstract within contemporary digital media practice. Originally from Belfast, he currently lives and works in Lancaster, and lectures in Contemporary Art Practices at Leeds Metropolitan University. His most recent work investigates the role of technology within art education.
Ian Truelove leads on technology related research projects within the School of Art, Architecture and Design, and works closely with Graham Hibbert on the development of the award winning cagd ePortfolio and social networking tool (http://cagd.leedsmet.ac.uk). Recent projects include the JISC funded Open Habitat project (http://magazine.openhabitat.org/), a collaboration between Leeds Metropolitan, the University of Oxford and King's College London, which investigated the potential for learning in virtual worlds. His current research interests include 3D painting, rapid prototyping and bioinformatics.