Chris Lane


Chris Lane  

Chris Lane is the Head of Partnerships for the Schools of Social Professions and Social Sciences. Previously Chris was the Associate Dean (Business Development and Student Recruitment) for the former Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities. 

Qualifications

1985, BA (Hons) Fine Art 2.1, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London

Previous experience

  • 2009-2015 Academic Leader, Marketing and Recruitment, London Metropolitan University
  • 2000-2009 Senior Lecturer in Digital Media and Communications, London Metropolitan University
  • 1996-2000 Lecturer in Multimedia, The Community College, Hackney
  • 1985-1998 Visiting Lecturer at the following institutions: Camberwell School of Art, The Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, Hoxton Bibliotech, Southwark College, Camden Institute, Hackney Institute, Kensington & Chelsea College, London College of Printing 1995-1996 Lecturer in Multimedia, Kingsway College.

 

Recent module coordination

  • Cyberspace, Technoculture and Virtual Futures (BA Level 2)
  • Desktop Publishing (BA Level 2)
  • Digital Video Production (MA level)
  • Producing the Interactive Project (BA Level 3)
  • Interactive Project (BA Level 3)
  • Responsive Environments (MA level)
  • Principles of Digital Media (MA level)
  • Web Design (BA level 2)

Exhibitions

  • Achiampong, L, Lane, C, (2009) Step Into Our World in Iniva (2009) Liminal - A Question of Position, London: Institute of International Visual Arts
  • Cryer, T, Haeffner, N, John, C G, Lane, Raybould, D, C, Robinson, A, Spiropoulou, S, Stephens, S (2007) Re-Possessed, Watermans Art Centre, London
  • Cryer, T, Haeffner, N, John, C G, Lane, Raybould, D, C, Robinson, A, Spiropoulou, S, Stephens, S (2006) Re-Possessed, Leeds Metropolitan University Art Gallery, Leeds
  • Cryer, T, Lane, C, Haeffner, N, Spiropoulou, S, John, C G (2005) Re-Possessed, The Graduate Centre, London Metropolitan University
  • Cryer, T, Lane, C, Haeffner, N, Spiropoulou, S, (2005) Re-Possessed, The Women’s library, London
  • Bean, M, Bezerra Leitao, P, Dimitrakis, V, Duxbury, M, Godoy, R,
  • Gorgulu, Z, Lane, C, Lin, M H, Saluja, A (2004) Dream Office in the exhibition Office Politics at the Women’s library
  • Lane, C (1997) Sauce Code, (virtual reality artwork)
  • Group exhibition (1988) The Outlook - A festival of visual art to protest against Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988. Various venues across London
  • Group exhibition (1987) True Colours - The Red Wedge Visual Art Show, London: The Citizens Gallery Woolwich

 

 

Publications

  • Lane, C (2009) Liminal - A Question of Position, Vertigo Magazine, London: Vertigo Publications Ltd
  • Haeffner, N, Lane, C (2007) The Golden Age: Interview with John Wyver, London: Vertigo Publications Ltd
  • Lane, C (2006) Close Reading the DVD - From the 'Male Gaze' to Peer to Peer File-sharing: An Examination of Gender, Consumption and Power in Film and New Media - International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society 1(1)
  • Lane, C (1998) Get Online - Create Your Own Web Site, London: Bloomsbury Press
  • Lane, C (1998) Five of the Best, in CGI Magazine (Digital video editing software review)

Conference papers and presentations

  • Cryer, T, Lane, C, Haeffner, N, (2008) Presentation of DVD player/text commentary software (DPTCS), presented as part of the British Universities Film & Video Council Annual Conference 2008 National Science Learning Centre, University of York
  • Cryer, T, Lane, C, Haeffner, N, Robinson, A, Cryer, C, Lane, C, Haeffner, N, Spiropoulou, S (2006) ReRouted & ReStructured, presented as part of the conference Digital Live Art, Queen Mary College, University of London (October 2006)
  • Cryer, T, Lane, C, Haeffner, N, Spiropoulou, S, John, C G (2006) Replayed & Remixed, presented as part of the conference Mindplay, The Shoreditch Building, London Metropolitan University, London (January 2006)
  • Lane, C (2005) Close Reading the DVD - From the 'Male Gaze' to Peer to Peer File-sharing: An Examination of Gender, Consumption and Power in Film and New Media - research paper presented at the First International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society Conference at the University of California, Berkeley, (18-20 February 2005)
  • Lane, C (2002) Teleworking and barriers to employment - research paper presented to the Association of Internet Researchers conference at Maastricht 

Invited research papers

  • Lane, C, (2009) Presentation on recent work including Liminal - A Question of Position given to staff and students at Edinburgh Napier University’s Centre for Interaction Design
  • Lane, C, Haeffner, N (2007) Presentation of RePossessed given to staff and students at Bristol Department of Drama Film Theatre and TV seminar series at the invitation of Jon Dovey

Research and external funding awarded

  • 2009 Institute of International Visual Arts for - Liminal - A Question of Position £6,000
  • 2008 Higher Education Funding Council - Research Capability Fund for Art and Design - Liminal - A Question of Position £4,000
  • 2008 HEIF 4 - Digital Communities of Practice for the Health and Social Care Sectors - £58,000
  • 2008 Higher Education Funding Council - Research Capability Fund for Art and Design - Vertigo Magazine Online Project £10,000
  • 2007-08 United Kingdom Film Council - Vertigo Magazine Online Project £10,000
  • 2007 Watermans Art Gallery - for Re-possessed £2,000
  • 2006 Leeds Metropolitan Art Gallery - for Re-possessed £2,000
  • 2006-7 Emerald Fund - Development of ReFrame software - £40,000
  • 2006 European Regional Development Fund - Knowledge Transfer Project - World Beaters video materials development £5000
  • 2006 European Regional Development Fund - Knowledge Transfer Project - Vertigo Archive Digitisation Project £5000
  • 2005 Higher Education Funding Council - Research Capability Fund for Media Communications and Culture - The Hitchcock project £13,500
  • 2002-3 London Metropolitan University & Smarterwork.com, Workonline, Higher Education European Social Fund, £220,000 match funded contract.

Consultancy activities

  • 2008 Video for London Metropolitan University Cities Institute Reporting on Aunt-Sue Project.
  • 2006-7 Production of Inside/Outside project for Media for Development. A learning pack and video documentary designed to prepare inmates for release as part of wider initiatives to reduce rates of re-offending.
  • 2006 Digitisation project for Vertigo Magazine archive
  • Lane, C, (2005-2006) Redesign and re-engineering of Vertigo Magazine website
  • Lane, C, (2004) Consultancy Report for Vertigo Magazine on web information strategy
  • Lane, C, (2003) Workonline - Report on the potential of e-learning and teleworking to combat barriers to employment, Higher Education European Social Fund

External examining

  • 2009 Canterbury Christchurch University College - BA Digital Culture - External Examiner
  • 2007 Canterbury Christchurch University College - BA Digital Culture - Revalidation Panelist
  • 2006 onwards University of East London - BA Multimedia/BA Game Design - External Examiner
  • 2005 Westminster University - Foundation Degree in Multimedia - Validation Panelist
  • 2003 Canterbury Christchurch University College - BA Digital Culture - Validation Panelist

Conference organisation

  • Co-organiser with Power, P, Moschini, E, Reiser, M of Mindplay - a one day conference on digital media theory, culture, practice and play in January 2006

Community activities

  • 2009 onwards - Trustee - Hackney Youth Orchestra
  • 2006 onwards - Trustee - Rainbow Community Nursery, Stoke Newington  

Chris Lane 
Head of Partnerships
Schools of Social Professions and Social Sciences 

E: c.lane@londonmet.ac.uk