Maria Fusco



Alongside my work as a writer I have always taught, I am currently Professor of Interdisciplinary Writing at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, University of Dundee, and Visiting Professor at Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach am Main, Frankfurt and Research Fellow at Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, University of Amsterdam (2018) ans have held posts at Goldsmiths College, University of Edinburgh and Northumbria University. I teach across disciplines and levels recently focussing on working with practitioners developing formally innovative PhD projects.

I convene Practice Research Assembly hosted by The Scottish Garaduate School of Art & Design.

In addition to academic teaching, I mentor emerging and established writers and artists, leading hybrid and experimental writing workshops at places like Arvon and Faber Academy.

I am Principal Investigator on the AHRC-funded network De-localising Dialect with Dr Scott Hames from Stirling University, with workshops led by Denise Riley, Lisa Robertson and Harry Josephine Giles, amongst many others.

I am invited to guest lecture at international universities, recently: most recently at: Glasgow School of Art (Scotland), Harvard University (USA) and Sandberg Institute (Netherlands), also University of Cambridge, Dutch Art Institute (Arnhem), University of Amsterdam, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (Copenhagen), Royal College of Art (London), Royal Academy (London), Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art (Oxford), Oslo National Academy of the Arts (Norway), Forfatterskolen Literature Academy (Copenhagen), University of Manchester, The Slade (London), Malmö Art Academy (Sweden) and Piet Zwart Institute (Rotterdam).

Read about my teaching ethos and methodology in art & education.

Recent keynote lectures etc.
16.04.21: Aftereffects and Untold Histories, Politics and Spaces of Performance since the 1990s, NCAD, Dublin
14.07.21: Working Class Academics Conference
28.08.21: CARPA7 Colloquium on Artistic Research in Performing Arts, Uniarts, Helsinki