Title Shetland College UHI lecturer recognised with new title Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet All Media Scotland Media type Web Country United Kingdom Date 26/04/16 Description Media release. Shetland College UHI lecturer has been awarded the title of reader by the University of the Highlands and Islands.Roxane Permar has been given the title in recognition of her international reputation in the field of art. Since joining Shetland College UHI in 2001, she has contributed numerous programmes, events, publications and projects. Permar teaches on the university’s BA (Hons) in contemporary textiles as well as modules in art and social practice and creative practice. She recently led the development required for Shetland College UHI to begin offering the University of the Highlands and Islands BA (Hons) in fine art. The course will be available in Shetland for the first time from September with Permar as its site leader.
Permar has presented on feminist art in London, on art and engagement in Reykjavik and at the International Knit Conference in Shetland and organised a virtual symposium. She has also authored and co-authored journal articles and book chapters on topics including ‘Art and Engagement with the Cold War in Shetland’ and ‘Mirrie Dancers: Light and Lace in Shetland’.
Permar’s own work explores themes of people and places through the mediums of sculptural installation, temporary public art, live events, traditional and contemporary textiles, luminous yarns and digital media. Her work has been displayed around the UK as well as in Germany, Russia, Alaska, Japan and Australia.
URL www.allmediascotland.com/media-releases/117040/media-release-shetland-college-uhi-lecturer-recognised-with-new-title/ Persons Professor Roxane Permar