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About Sean Clark

Sean Clark is a digital artist, the Founder and Managing Director of web/mobile developer Cuttlefish, the Director of Leicester arts company Interact Digital Arts, a Visiting Researcher at the Institute of Creative Technologies at De Montfort University in the UK and an International Professor at GuangDong University of Technology in China.

In his commercial work he is interested in social networking, mobile multimedia, collaborative computing and location-aware information systems. In his arts work he is inspired by systems theory, the nature of interactivity and creative explorations of flow and connectedness.

Over a period of almost 30 years he has had a varied career that has seen him work in the arts, academia and commerce, and he is comfortably able to move his focus between the three.

As a researcher he has published over 30 research papers and has spoken at numerous conferences and seminars. He has an Honours Degree in Computer Studies from Loughborough University, a Masters in Digital Arts from Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London and is currently writing-up a practice-based PhD in Systems Theory and Digital Arts at De Montfort University.

He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and active member of the Computer Arts Society. In 2016 he was the co-winner of the inaugural ArtCHI award in San Jose, CA and the Lumen Prize for 3D/Sculpture in London, UK. In 2015 he was shortlisted for a Talk Talk Digital Heroes Award.

His current creative activities are documented on his personal website www.seanclark.me.uk. He can be contacted by e-mail at seanc@cuttlefish.com or by telephone on +44 7595 990817.

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