Bringing together academics and curators working on the visual cultures of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.


Researching with materials, tools, technologies, materialist theories and methods.

Postgraduate taught, full-time.

The Design & Screen Cultures (D&SC) Research Group is a collective of anthropologists, designers, geographers, historians and sociologists, with interdisciplinary interests, methods and work.

A breakdown of the core and option courses available on the programme.

Job title: Professor of Renaissance Visual and Material Cultures

Tel: +44 (0)131 650 4112


Office address: Hunter Building, Room 0.59

Job title: Lecturer in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Visual and Material Cultures

Role: On Research Leave 2019/20


Examining how people live and engage with post-Crash urban regeneration sites.

A collaboration between Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) and National Museums Scotland sees a new online course begin this September on the Jacobite rebellion. Professor Viccy Coltman, Professor of Eighteenth-Century History of Art here at ECA, will be teaching on the course.

Students worked with collections at the National Museums Scotland on the collaborative project.