Dr Dean Kenning
Fine Art Programme; Lecturer, MRes: Art Theory and Philosophy
I am an artist and writer. My artworks encompass various media, including kinetic sculpture, sound, posters, video and live performance.
I am part of Capital Drawing Group, and a founding member of DRUGG (Diagram, Research, Use & Generation Group). I have written polemical pieces for journals including Mute, Third Text and Art Monthly. Recently I have focused attention on formal art education, particularly on politically motivated artistic interventions and on the role of gallery education and artists in schools.
I have been involved with community and educational projects at the Whitechapel Gallery and Tate Modern, and helped set up the Portman Gallery in Morpeth School. I am Research Fellow in Fine Art at Kingston University.
The Work in Progress, Reclaim the Mural, London: Whitechapel Gallery 
Dean Kenning, The Dulwich Horror. H.P.Lovecraft and The Crisis in British Housing: Space Station Sixty-Five 
I've edited the following books at Kingston, under our imprint Centre for Useless Splendour (published, with ISBNs etc.):
Stanley Picker Public Lectures on Art, London: Centre for Useless Splendour (2013):
1. Demonic Desires (Enda Deburca & John Russell)
2. Deleuze for Artists (Laura Cull & Simon O’Sullivan)
3. The Local Art School & the Cultural Quarter (John Beck & Matthew Cornford)
Centre for Useless Splendour – A Book [various artists], London: Centre for Useless Splendour (2010)
Stanley Picker Gallery Public Lectures on Art, London: Centre for Useless Splendour (2009):
1. Sex (Cosey Fanni Tutti)
2. Magick (David Burrows and English Heretic)
3. Utopia (Chad McCail and Esther Leslie)
4. Finance (Anthony Davies and Benedict Seymour)
Visit the MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy course page.