Andy Hewitt

University of Northampton, UK

Andy Hewitt is an artist, academic and founding member of the Partisan Social Club, Hewitt is Associate Professor, Fine Art: Art & the Public Sphere, Faculty of Art, Science and Technology, University of Northampton. His research is concerned with the potential of art as a political tool through its role as a form of opinion formation in the public domain. Hewitt is a founding  editor of Art & the Public Sphere Journal (2009). He was Chair of Trustees for NN Contemporary Art from 2020- 2022 and is currently a member of the board. Exhibitions include Istanbul Biennial, Liverpool Biennial, BAK, Utrecht, Wysing Arts, Cambridge, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, the ICA London, Centro Cultural, Montehermoso, Vitoria, Spain.

Recent journal articles include: ‘On Trying to be Collective’ (2020) (with Mel Jordan).Hewitt is Project Co-ordinator and Principal Lead for SPACEX He is lead for Work Package 1: Project Management, and Work Package 5: Communication, Dissemination and Outreach.

Secondment destinations:
Sirius, Cork, Ireland: April, August, September 2022
Transparadiso, Vienna Austria: 2023
Casco, Utrecht, The Netherlands: 2024
Laboratory of Urban Commons, Athens, Greece: 2023
Wonder Cabinet, Bethlehem, Palestine: 2025

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