Emma Cocker

Biography

Cocker is Reader in Fine Art, Nottingham Trent University: her research enquiry focuses on the process of artistic endeavour, alongside models of (art) practice and subjectivity that resist a single, stable position by remaining wilfully unresolved. Deeply interested in the links between drawing, thinking and action.

Choreo–graphic Figures: Deviations from the Line (PEEK funded from 2014–2017) is an artistic research collaboration between writer-artist Emma Cocker (UK), artist-performer Nikolaus Gansterer (AT) and choreographer-dancer Mariella Greil (AT), in dialogue with Alex Arteaga, Christine De Smedt, Lilia Mestre and other guests.
Cocker is reader in fine art, Nottingham Trent University: her research enquiry focuses on the process of artistic endeavour, alongside models of (art) practice and subjectivity that resist a single, stable position by remaining wilfully unresolved. Deeply interested in the links between drawing, thinking and action, Gansterer is a lecturer, at the Institute for Transmedia Art, and guest professor at the Zentrum Fokus Forschung, University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria. Interested in expanded notions of the choreographic, diagrammatic forms of situations and the ethics of togetherness, Greil lectures internationally, is part of the artists’ initiative Sweet&Tender Collaborations, and previously was associate researcher of Performance Matters, London, and Senior Editor of the e-journal activate.

http://www.choreo-graphic-figures.net/