Fine Art and Illustration

Andy Weir

Senior Lecturer – 

MFA (Goldsmiths), MA distinction (Goldsmiths), MA 1st Class (Edinburgh)


Andy Weir is an artist and writer, regularly exhibiting and publishing work internationally. He is currently completing his PhD in the Art Department at Goldsmiths (University of London), where he also graduated from the Fine Art MFA and Contemporary Art Theory MA. Previously he completed a PGDip in Sonic Cultures (University of East London) and an undergraduate degree in Literature & Philosophy at University of Edinburgh, as well as co-founding allsopp&weir. His specialist background is in digital video, and he is currently researching concepts, affects and politics of ‘deep time’.


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Professional practice

PGCert in the Management of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2014

Andy leads and co-ordinates Level 4 of the Fine Art BA, including studio / workshop teaching and designing / delivering the contextual lecture and seminar programme. He also teaches across other levels of the Fine Art BA and MA. This includes specialist teaching within Fine Art digital media (e.g. video, sound, performance) and art theory.

Previously to this role, he taught studio practice and critical/contextual studies on the BA Fine Art, BA Fine Art & Art History, MFA Fine Art, Art Writing and Curating at Goldsmiths, and on the BA Fine Art at Norwich University of the Arts (2011-2013).

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (2014)

Research Specialism



Recent published written research:

On Contemporary Art, Deep Time and Material Fictions


Recent practice-based research:

Workshop on speculative demonology as deep geological repository marking strategy (2016)

and installation Pazu-goo / The Plureal Deal (2016)


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