Nick Cope

Nick Cope is Honorary Senior Research Fellow and former Head of Humanities & Social Sciences at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China; previously working for the Universities of Sunderland, Hull and Southampton Solent. He has been a practicing film, video and digital media artist since 1982, and completed a PhD by Existing Creative Published Work in October 2012. This locates a contemporary visual music practice within current and emerging critical and theoretical contexts and tracks back the history of this practice to initial screenings of work as part of the 1980s British Scratch video art movement, and later collaborations with electronic music pioneers Cabaret Voltaire and others.