Eleanor Suess

   

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ELEANOR SUESS
ARB, MArch (UCL), CertProfPrac (UCL), DipArch(UCL), BEnvDes(UWA), BFA(UWA)

 

CURRENT POST

Head of the Department of Architecture and Landscape, Associate Professor, Kingston University

 

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

PhD (On-going, part-time. AHRC funded through TECHNE), CSM, UAL, commenced 2014

PG Certificate in Teaching and Learning in HE, Kingston University, 2007

Masters in Architecture, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, 2005

Certificate in Prof. Practice (RIBA pt 3), Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, 2004

Graduate Diploma in Architecture (RIBA pt 2), Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, 2001

Bachelor of Environmental Design (RIBA pt 1), University of Western Australia, 1996

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Western Australia, 1994

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS & EXTERNAL EXAMINING

School of Architecture and Landscape, Kingston University
   Head of Department, Associate Professor: August 2016 – present
   Acting Head of School; July 2015 – July 2016; June 2013 – May 2014
       (Associate Professor from January 2014)
   Associate Head of School; Principal Lecturer; Course Director, Graduate Diploma
      Architecture, May 2014-June 2015; October 2012 – June 2013
   Principal Lecturer; Course Director, BA (Hons) Architecture, 03/2009 – 10/2012 (FT post)
   Second Year Leader, BA (Hons) Architecture, 01/2008 – 03/2009 (FT post)
   Senior Lecturer in Architecture and Digital Media, 01/2006 – 01/2008 (0.6 post)
   Part-time Associate Lecturer, 09/2003 – 01/2006

University of Reading
   External Subject Expert for validation panel, October 2014

Plymouth University
   External Examiner: MA Architecture Theory, July 2011

University of the West of England
   External Examiner: B Arch (RIBA Part 2); MA Arch, 2011-2015

School of Architecture, University of Portsmouth
   Part-time Associate Lecturer, 09/2001 – 05/2003

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Fashion Architecture Taste, London,
   Architect; 05/2007 – 08/2007

Proctor and Matthews Architects, London,
   Consultant; 12/2005 – 05/2007
   Project Architect/Architect; 12/2004 – 12/2005
   Assistant Architect; 10/1996 – 12/2004

Adelaide International Arts Festival, Australia, Ruins of the Future
   Designer/Project Manager; 07/1995 – 03/1996

 

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

Architect’s Registration Board (ARB)
Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


RESEARCH INTERESTS

My on-going research lies at the intersection between architecture and art practice, focussing on developing a hybrid moving image practice, exploiting contemporary digital moving image technology for new transdisciplinary methodologies between architectural representation and artists’ film.

 

PUBLICATIONS

E. Suess “Projective Views” in Brown, P., Lara-Betancourt, P., Lee, G., Sparke, P., Taylor, M (eds) Flow: Between Interior and Landscape, Bloomsbury, (forthcoming).

E. Suess “Light Events: Interior and Exterior Space in Michael Snow’s Wavelength” in Brown, P., Lara-Betancourt, P., Lee, G., Sparke, P., Taylor, M (eds) Flow: Between Interior and Landscape, Bloomsbury, (forthcoming).

E. Suess 'Light Matter: the Transdisciplinary Practice of the Architectural Moving Drawing', in Troiani I. and Campbell H. (eds) Making Visible: Architecture Filmmaking, Intellect, (forthcoming).

E.Suess “Doors Don’t Slam: Time-Based Architectural Representation” in D. Maudlin and M. Vellinga (eds) Consuming Architecture: On the Occupation, Appropriation and Interpretation of Buildings Routledge, 2014

E Suess Painting over the Blackboard: Customisation of a Proprietary VLE; CEBE Case Study; Cardiff, CEBE, Cardiff University, 2010

E Suess “Prophecy and Memory: Wavelength as Architectural Drawing” in The International Journal of the Arts in Society Volume 5, Number 5, Common Ground Publishing, Illinois, 2011, ISSN: 1833-1866

D. Deane & E Suess “On Slowness” in C. Spiridonis & M. Voyatzaki Teaching and Experimenting with Architectural Design: Advances in Technology and Changes in Pedagogy EAAE Transactions on Architectural Education No. 35, 2007, ISBN: 2-930301-32-5

E. Suess & D. Havercroft “Durer’s house” in L. van Schaik (ed), Ruins of the Future, RMIT Publications, 2000

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS/SCREENINGS

San Diego Underground Film Festival, screening of "Carriage"; Tenth Avenue Arts Center, San Diego, California, USA; 27 August 2017

Szczecin European Film Festival, screening of "Parallel Carriage"; Dom Kultury 13 Muz – The Cultural Institution of the City of Szczecin, Poland; 22nd June 2017

Architectural Film Festival London, screening of "Carriage" (one of 12 films shortlisted to be screened at the festival); ICA and Oxo Bargehouse, London; 9th June 2017

Cinecity 2015 [Screening of “Venice Wall” & “East Croydon Ramp”]; Loop, Melbourne; 14th May 2015

Sydney Architecture Festival, CineCity at SAF: Connections, [Screening of “Dunwich Fishing” & “Venice Water”], Golden Age Cinema, 9th November 2014

Arquiteturas (Portugal international film festival screening documentary, experimental, animation and fiction films about architecture), [Screening of “Dunwich Fishing”], Cinema Alvalade, 26th September 2014

Cinecity 2014 [Screening of “Dunwich Fishing” - Highly Commended]; State Theatre Centre, Perth, 9th May 2014; Vivid Ideas, MCA, Sydney, 30th May 2014; Testing Grounds, Melbourne, 25th July 2014; ACT EmAGN, Canberra, 12th August 2014.

2014 Australian International Experimental Film Festival [Screening of “Sunhouse Elevation/Sunhouse Azimuth”]; Replants, Fremantle, WA, 2nd-4th May 2014; Goodtime Studios, Melbourne, VIC, 16th-18th May 2014.

Experiments in Cinema v9.72 [Screening of “Sunhouse Elevation/Sunhouse Azimuth”] Guild Cinema, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA; 15th April 2014

1st Women Media Arts and Film Festival [Screening of “12 Frames”] The Armory Theatre, Sydney Olympic Park; 29th December 2013

Architects Journal Light Shots [Screening of “Sun House 1” & “Shard 4 View” (both received honourable mentions)] The Apartment, Hoxton Grill; London; July 2013

2013 Australian International Experimental Film Festival [Screening of “12 Frames”] Loop, Melbourne; May 2013

Projective Views Installation for Flow 2 Conference, Wunderlich Gallery, Melbourne School of Design, University of Melbourne, 8-10 February 2012

No. 33 Grezzo Experimental film-based installation, Grezzo, Italy, 11th August 2011

Expanded Architecture Screening and panel discussion of “Architectural Film”, Performance Space, Sydney, November 2010

Workstation Speakeasy, Screening of commissioned video piece, 28 St. Johns Lane, London; September 2003

OMSK: SNUB,  Film; Video; Performance; Music Event, [Screening of “Arlene”], 86 Brick Lane, London; September 2002

291 Gallery Light Reading Programme,  West Australian Experimental Screen Work, 291 Gallery, 291 Hackney Road, London; June 2002

FX Magazine 100th Issue Party: experimental videos; Old Street, London; July 2002

Metalux,  Experimental Film Screenings, Domain Theatre, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; 1-8 October 1997 & Film and Television Institute of Western Australia, Fremantle; September 1997

Sandblast, Fabrica Gallery, Brighton; September 1996

Ruins of the Future, installation for Adelaide International Arts Festival,  Adelaide, March 1996  (3rd Place Ruins of the Future International Competition)

Hong Kong - Perth Experimental Film & Video Exchange, University of Western Australia, Perth,1996

Dust Eats PICA, Video Installation, part of Artrage Festival, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Western Australia, 1994

 

CONFERENCES, GUEST LECTURES & SYMPOSIA

E Suess “Light Matter: the Architecture of Leading Light” Guest Lecture at the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts, University of Western Australia, April 2014

E Suess "Temporal Landscapes in Wavelength" Invited keynote speaker for the Entrance to a Lane Symposium accompanying the Entrance to a Lane exhibition at the Otter Gallery, University of Chichester, 16th November 2011

E Suess “Moving Drawings” Invited keynote speaker for the BuildingBuilding Symposium for the Art/Design Research Group, Hochschule Luzern, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland, 6th July 2011

E Suess “Light Events: Interior and Exterior Space in Wavelength” conference paper, FLOW 1 (FLOW:A conference in two parts), Kingston University London, 12-13th May 2011

E Suess “Doors Don’t Slam: Time-Based Architectural Representation” conference paper, FIXED? Architecture, Incompleteness and Change, Plymouth University, 7-8th April 2011

E Suess “Prophecy and Memory: Wavelength as Architectural Drawing” conference paper, 2010 International Conference on the Arts in Society; Sydney, Australia, 22-25th July 2010

Associate Editor, The International Journal of the Arts in Society, Volume 5, Common Ground Publishing, Illinois, 2010, ISSN: 1833-1866

D. Deane & E Suess “On Slowness” conference paper, Teaching and Experimenting with Architectural Design: Advances in Technology and Changes in Pedagogy European Association for Architectural Education, Lisbon, Portugal, May 2007
   

REVIEWS

M. Szpakowski "Review of Painting 01" in DVblog, 18th April 2011 [available online]

M. Szpakowski "Review of Arlene" in DVblog, 8th April 2011 [available online]

M. Szpakowski "Review of Map 2b" in DVblog, 8th March 2011 [available online]

G. Gibson (ed)  Blueprint  No. 187  September 2001

L. van Schaik  “Ruins of the Future”  in  Transition  Issue 52/53 1996

D. Jackson (ed.)  “Radar: Culture: Architectural Action in Adelaide: Ruins of the Future” in  Architecture Australia  March/April 1996  Vol. 85  No 2

L. Schwendinger & M. Kramer "On The Edge Down Under" in Public Art Review Spring/Summer 1996

Review ABC Television, Australia  25 March 1996

Imagine  SBS Television, Australia  8 March  1996

G Foreman (ed.)  “The Ruins of the Future”  Monument  No 12 1995/96

S Neille (ed.)  “Wagga Wagga”  in  The Architect  Summer 1995  Vol. 35  No 3

D Bromfield  “On Show”  in  The West Australian  21 May 1994