School of Art, Design and Fashion
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Adam Evans is an architectural historian and cultural theorist. He teaches history, theory and culture of architecture within the BSc and MArch Architecture programmes and also runs the MSc in Urban Design. His research is connected to issues of (sub)cultures and liminal space, multiplexity, pluralism and the subaltern, and socio-cultural spaces of otherness. He is also interested in the relationships between art, cities and spatial representation.
Adam Evans has been teaching in higher education since 2001, where he began by teaching design studio and supervising dissertations. Since that point he has undertaken an array of teaching and scholarly activities at several Schools of Architecture, including leading Design Studio Units and Programmes for BA, MRes and MArch Architecture, supervising thesis projects for MRes and MPhil Architecture, and convening conferences and curating exhibitions. He is an active researcher within the field of spatio-political and socio-cultural theory and an alternative arts theorist specialising in subcultures connected to Hip Hop culture. He is presently undertaking his PhD at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar where he is interrogating the socio-spatial translations of graffiti culture.
Adam had an article published in The Conversation in September 2017 about banning bootlegged recordings entitled ‘Banning the bootleg: the end of a music era, or the beginning of a new one?’
Adam had a further article published on The Conversation in October 2017 about Mumble Rap, the most recent art form of rapping, entitled ‘Mumble Rap: cultural laziness or a true reflection of contemporary times?'
Under his role as Subject Leader for History, Theory + Culture, Adam Evans is Module Tutor within the MArch Architecture Programme for Critical + Cultural Context and the Written Thesis. Within the BSc Architecture he is Module Tutor for History + Theory for first and second year.
He is also Programme Leader for the new MSc Urban Design Programme, which will launch in September 2015.
Pastorally, he is Personal Tutor for the MArch Year 5 Students, and coordinator for the Erasmus Exchange Programme.