Dr Tavs Jorgensen

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  • Qualifications:BAHons FRSA FHEA PhD
  • Position:Associate Professor
  • Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries, and Education (ACE)
  • Telephone:+4411732 84412
  • Email:Tavs.Jorgensen@uwe.ac.uk

About me

Tavs Jorgensen is Associate Professsor and AHRC Leadership Fellow at the Centre for Fine Print Research.

Tavs has a background in ceramics having initially worked as a production thrower and later as a designer for the tableware industry with leading companies such as Wedgwood and Lenox as clients.

He taught for 10 years on the Ceramic and Glass programme at the Royal College of Art, and was also a research fellow at the Autonomatic Research Cluster at Falmouth University. Before joining UWE he taught on the 3D Design course at Plymouth university. He also has a very active visiting lecturing career and have delivered lectures at leading international institutions including Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, University College London, Chulalongkorn University, and The Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen.

Tavs also maintain an active creative practice with work exhibited at leading venues including the Saatchi Gallery, Pushkin Museum, Museum of Art and Design and Salone de Mobile. ‚Äč

His current research interests include: digital fabricating, innovation theory, tool making and inter/trans disciplinary design.


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