Professor Adrian Holme
Adrian Holme is a teacher, writer and artist. His cross-disciplinary background encompasses biology, fine art and information science.
On the BA Illustration course at Camberwell College of Arts he coordinates and delivers the humanities and critical theory element of the course. He is also an Associate Lecturer on MA Art and Science at Central Saint Martins.
He is an associate editor of the Journal of Illustration and member of the Illustration Research steering committee.
The relationship between art, science and illustration is central to his research and he chaired and co-curated the fourth International Illustration Research Symposium ‘Science, Imagination and the Illustration of Knowledge’ at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History and Pitt Rivers Museum (2013).
Other research interests include alchemy, Romanticism and the relationship between the human and technology.
In teaching, he works to create productive relationships between theory and practice, including ways in which critical methods stimulate and support creative work. His art practice extends across drawing, installation and performance, and he also works as a commercial copy writer and editor.