Fellow: Borland
Elected: 2020
Discipline: History, Theory and Practice of the Creative and Performing Arts
Ms Christine Borland
Professor of Contemporary Art, Northumbria University
Christine Borland is an artist whose work explores our physical and psychological sense of self in relation to society’s institutions of: science, medicine, museology and academia. Over the last 30 years, her work, which makes people and practices, usually inaccessible, visible to the general public, has been exhibited nationally and internationally in galleries, museums and public spaces. Christine lives and works from her studio in Kilcreggan. She was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 1997, is a Professor of Art at Northumbria University, Newcastle and was awarded a D.Litt from Glasgow University/Glasgow School of Art in 2017.