Staff profile

Professor Sebastian Blackie

Programme Leader MA ADAPT


Art and Design


College of Arts, Humanities and Education


School of Arts


Markeaton Street, Derby Campus



I am the Programme Leader for the interdisciplinary masters in art and design.

Image shows professor Blackie discussing his research with the Art in Place and Time research group at NN Contemporary Arts Northampton project space.  Eight artists with very divers practices were selected by curators Graham Keddie and Spencer Graham to respond to the theme One Meter Measured.  


Teaching responsibilities



Professional interests

Research interests

Current research interest is focused on landscape. Member of Digital and Material Arts Research Centre (D-MARC) and Identity, Conflict and Representation Research Centre (ICR) research groups. APT research group, Northampton University.


Membership of professional bodies

UK consultant: Fu Ping conference

Consultant to Open Futures a skills and enquiry-based curriculum development programme; a charity established by the Helen Hamlyn trust.


Undergraduate qualifications

Postgraduate qualifications

Recent conferences

Affective Landscapes, conference paper, University of Derby.


Experience in industry

Substancial experience in the creative industries with residencies/public lectures and demonstrations at the following:

Contributed to a number of books on contemporary ceramics.

Additional interests and activities

Confirmed future exhibitions: 

Recent publications