Dr Carol Breen PHD, MA, FRSA.



Specialist subject areas:

Post-human design, collaborative practice, post-disciplinarity, critical practice.​​


PhD, MA Communication Design, BA(Hons) Vis Com, FRSA.s


Carol is a designer and researcher with an interest in post-human-centred design. Curious about how we might move towards design practice and research that is diffractive and entangled. Carol has exhibited at Ars Electronica Festival in Linz AUS, Piksel Festival Bergan NO, Vivid Projects and the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire in Birmingham UK, Sluice Gallery, London UK, and Panke Gallery, Berlin, DE. She lectures on the BA Graphic Communication Design and MDes Global Design at the Cardiff School of Art and Design. Previously Carol has lectured on BA Graphic Design at the University of Lincoln and BA Graphic Design at Arts University Bournemouth at UAL. Carol has acted as external examiner for The Open University and as assistant editor for the International Journal of Screendance issue Volume 8. Carol is co-convenor of the Design Futuring research group at CSAD.


2020: Ars Electronica COPY/PASTE Garden exhibition curated by Antonio Roberts Linz AUT.
2020: COPY/PASTE Piksel Norway, DE.
2020: Re: Photography Then and Now Event & Exhibition at The Herbert Gallery Coventry, UK.
2019: Black Hole Club in conversation with Kühle Wump at Nottingham Contemporary, UK.
2019: Per/forming futures at Middlesex University curated by ADIE, London, UK.
2019: Trial and Error: Digital Collaboration Salon at Vivid Projects, Birmingham. UK
2018: Paper Presented at Digital Cultures: Knowledge/Culture co-hosted by the Centre for Digital Cultures (CDC) Leuphana University Lüneburg, and the ICS, Western Sydney University in Lüneberg, DE.
2017 ‘Life in a hybrid world’, Motion Lab, Deakin University, Australia, Live Webinar Exchange Event with Teoma Naccarato, Claire Ridge and Kim Von Kothen.


Screening Dance/Dancing Screens published by CLASS Room Gallery Coventry.
Duty Free Art: Hito Steyerl, Book review published in the Media Theory Journal.
Art in Motion, Book review published in The International Journal of Screendance.
Assistant Editor for Solo Screen Volume 8 (2017) The International Journal of Screendance published by The Ohio State University Libraries.

Enterprise projects and industrial links

Ideas for change 2017: Extra Care Housing in Lincolnshire, UK.
Fish Factory collaboration between CSM and MupiMup, Stodvarfjordur, ISL. Eye Magazine: Lessons from an abandoned fishfactory. (nominated for a UAL Arts and Business Award).
Design with a view, Bencistá, IT.
CSMQB Artist in Resident Public Engagement Birmingham University.UK.
Creative Cultural Exchange; Warwick University & Coventry University. Party in the Park, Hillfields Coventry, organized by the Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre. Dr. Emma Meehan, Carol Breen and Dr. Carmen Wong.