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Central Saint Martins

Dr. John Miers

Profession
Lecturer and Academic Support, BA Culture, Criticism and Curation, MA Culture, Criticism and Curation
College
Central Saint Martins
Person Type
Teacher
John  Miers

Biography

I am a cartoonist, researcher, and lecturer. I completed my PhD in graphic communication, Visual Metaphor and Drawn Narratives, at Central Saint Martins in 2018. My work for UAL encompasses a wide range of academic and pedagogic roles. At Central Saint Martins, in addition to teaching on BA Culture, Criticism and Curation, I am an academic support tutor, offering 1-1 tutorials to students from across the college. I also work at London College of Communication as a member of the Design School's Contextual and Theoretical Studies team, and I am currently working on a postdoctoral residency exploring the use of visual and imagistic metaphors in communicating experiences of illness and disability.

Outside UAL, I teach illustration at Kingston School of Art, and animation at the Royal College of Art, and I maintain an active illustration and graphic design practice.