Visiting Research Fellow (ESRI)
Manchester Metropolitan University
Senior Lecturer in Creative Education
David is Visiting Research Fellow in the Education and Social Research Institute at Manchester Metropolitan University, and a Senior Lecturer in Creative Education at RMIT. David has a background as a sculpture and installation artist, and has taught visual art practice, history, and theory in secondary schools and in higher education. His recent research and artistic projects have focused on creating multi-sensory and immersive responses to climate change in collaboration with schools, universities, and community arts organisations. David is currently exploring ways of re-imagining local ecologies through artistic collaborations between young people, researchers, artists, architects, and designers. Links to his research projects include: www.localalternatives.org; www.statesandterritories.org ; www.climatechangeandme.com.au.