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Richard Colson has taught digital media for many years in colleges and universities in the UK.

His recent teaching has been at the University for the Creative Arts, Farnham and the Slade, UCL, where he taught electronics and programming.

He helped initiate Ravensbourne's {CODEZONERS} programme, a 9 month foundation programme in coding that also incorporates work placements. 

He was Director of the Takeaway Festival for Do It Yourself Media from 2007-2010.

He is author of the Fundamentals of Digital Art (2007) (Bloomsbury).

He has presented his ideas and work at well-known forums for debate on digital media and culture in the UK and abroad, including The Tate Britain, Kinetica Art Fair, ISEA (Japan), the New York Digital Salon, The Arte Forum in Rio de Janeiro and Watermans Arts Centre.

He has exhibited digital work at Watermans Arts Centre, the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and at Level39 Canary Wharf. His paintings are in the collection of the House of Lords, the House of Commons and Royal Dutch Shell PLC.

He is an external examiner for Middlesex University and a panel member for the judging for Lumen's 2015 Creative Coding Prize.

Richard Colson

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r.colson@rave.ac.uk

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