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Senior Lecturer in Art and Design, Cardiff Metropolitan University

Jon Pigott is a senior lecturer based within Cardiff School of Art and Design teaching across undergraduate and post-graduate programmes, and supervising PhD candidates. Jon’s research and creative practice sits within the art-science-technology arena and within the fields of sound art, kinetic sculpture and science and technology studies (STS). His research and teaching are often driven by a practice-based approach which includes various making processes such as digital fabrication and hand-made electronics. Prior to entering academia Jon worked in the music and audio industry becoming technical manager of Real World Studios, helping to bring numerous high profile music and film projects to fruition. Jon’s PhD, titled Materials, Systems and Autonomy in Electromechanical Sound Art, was awarded by Bath Spa University in 2017. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


  • 2008–2022
    Dr, Cardiff Met