Director, Dundee Contemporary Arts
Clive works as Director of Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland's largest arts and media centre. He has a background in working with media-based arts, both as an artist and also through working on the development of the cultural infrastructure in the UK. He has shown works internationally and has developed a number of net-based public art projects including 'Metroscopes' (http://www.metroscopes.net), a permanent public work in the centre of Liverpool.
From 1988 - 90 he worked at London Video Access and taught at St.Martins School of Art and West Surrey College of Art & Design before moving to Liverpool in 1992 to set up a number of national initiatives, such as MITES (the national exhibition technology resource) and the New Tools workshop programme. (MITES is a technology support service for artists, supplying equipment, technical advice and training to over 1200 projects since 1992). During this time he also initiated a number of research and development initiatives bringing together artists and technologists with support from NESTA, BTExact and Arts Council England.
From 1999 he worked on setting up the £11m FACT Centre in Liverpool, working to develop the concept and to fundraise for the project and subsequently leading on the design team and establishing the staff and structure to take the project forward. He moved to take up the post at DCA in Feb 2005. He has spoken and written widely on topics such as new media culture, arts and regeneration, civic cultural policy and media literacy.