Miranda Whall is the Director of Creative Arts and lecturer in Creative Arts, fine art, film and media. She came to Aberystwyth in 2006 after working as a freelance artist and teaching at various universities in Fine Art. She studied at UWIC, Cardiff, Emily Carr, Vancouver, Royal Academy Schools, London and Goldsmiths University London. She is a practicing and exhibiting international artist. She was recently awarded the Arts Council Major Creative Arts Award for her project Passage; a multi screen video and audio installation premiered at ICIA, Bath University 2015 and an ACW Large Production Grant for the first part in her trilogy project Crossed Paths. Crossed Paths - Wales included an artists residency with Pwllpeiran Upland Research Centre, IBERS, AU, 11 new creative commissions - music, text, poetry and photography, a documentary film by Fforest Films, a publication with a commissioned essay, an 8 screen audio and video installation and contextual exhibition at the Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, a gallery panel discussion and a field trip. Whall is now developing the second part of the trilogy in the Cairngorms, Scotland with a residency with Professor Martin Price professor of the Centre for Mountain Research, at the University of the Highlands & Islands and Iliyana Nedkova creative director of Horescross Arts - Perth Concert Hall and PerthTheatre.
Film and digital arts; sound, image, text, performance, multi screen installation, mixed media, drawing and mountain and upland ecology.