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Rebecca Louise Collins

Credit and Copyright ©: Colin Davison

Credit and Copyright ©: Colin Davison

Rebecca Collins is an award winning creative arts researcher who works in a transdisciplinary and international context across the fields of performance and sound. Her practice is concerned with the sonorous aesthetics of contemporary performance and its potential for participatory engagement.

Rebecca has knowledge and experience of delivering engaging participatory arts projects. She uses listening as a strategy for making live performance and installation pieces that span diverse themes. Current works explore eavesdropping and amateur espionage, the performativity of gender online and the vibrant potential of landscapes and rural communities.

She received a PhD from the University of Aberystwyth (2015), holds a Masters in Performance (2007 with merit) and a Degree (2004, with hons) in English Literature and Drama both awarded by Queen Mary University of London. She has received funding from Arts Council England and the Wellcome Trust and has several publications in peer-reviewed journals.

She is currently a teaching fellow in contemporary performance at the University of Leeds.