Chris Lane
Chris Lane

Chris Lane

Chris Lane is the Head of Subject for Community Development, Refugee Programmes, Social Work and Youth Studies.

Previous experience

  • 2016-2019 Head of Academic and Business Partnerships
  • 2015-2016 Associate Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
  • 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 and 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