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Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader in Fine Art , University of Lincoln

Martin Lang is senior lecturer in Fine Art and Programme Leader for MA Fine Art. He teaches both practice and theory on the MA and BA Fine Art programmes. Prior to working at Lincoln he taught on the BA Fine Art and BA History & Philosophy of Art programmes at the University of Kent and on the Foundation Diploma at University for the Creative Arts.

Martin trained as a painter before completing a PhD in History & Philosophy of Art, researching militant forms of art activism. He is an artist and a writer. He has exhibited internationally (Cyprus, Portugal, and the USA). In the UK, his work has been selected for exhibition by the likes of Turner Prize artist Dexter Dalwood and Tate Curator of Photography Simon Baker. He publishes research on art and politics and he writes for Trebuchet magazine.

Expressions of interest for PhDs in any of the areas listed below under "Subject Specialism" (or related subjects) are welcomed.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader in Fine Art , University of Lincoln
  • 2012–2016
    Senior Lecturer in Fine Art, University of Kent
  • 2006–2016
    Associate Lecturer in Fine Art, University for the Creative Arts


  • 2015 
    University of Kent, PhD History and Philosophy of Art
  • 2010 
    University of the Arts London, MA Fine Art


  • 2024
    Militant Aesthetics: Art Activism in the 21st Century, Bloomsbury Academic

Professional Memberships

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Association for Art History (Member)