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Amber Lamonby-Pennie is an Artist, Designer, Writer, & Developer whose practice spans the fields of Art, Design, Fashion, Creative Technologies and Postdigital Curriculum Design.


Amber has produced projects and programmed events for the ICA, V&A Museum, Southampton City Art Gallery, Arts Council England, IBM, London Design Week, Hong Kong Design Institute, The Royal Photographic Society and the Business Design Centre.


Amber has exhibited nationally and internationally and was recently selected by the Hong Kong Design Council to show her ARW: Augmented Reality Workwear Collection, AR Book and Navigation App at the Business of Design Week in Hong Kong, in her capacity as a Cultural Exchange Ambassador and British Design Delegate.


Amber publishes scholarly writing on trans-disciplinary creative practice and postdigital pedagogy. She is currently developing innovative textiles and working on a book that examines wearable technology as a critical design practice.


Amber is an experienced undergraduate and postgraduate programme and course developer.  She has previously developed and validated courses with the collaboration of the ICA, V&A Museum and Kingston University, London.


"Amber’s continued Design and Technology research, keeps her practice at the forefront of academic and professional practice."  (Gander, 2019)

Her Phd entitled, ‘Convergence: Postdigital Pedagogy for Creative Higher Education - Integrating Convergence and Networked Culture into the Curriculum Design Framework’ was a practice based PhD that combined Educational Action Research with Postdigital Creative Practice.


Amber has a MA Distinction in Art and Design History, specialising in Critical Theory. Her interdisciplinary MA Exhibition was shown at TENT London, as part of London Design Week. Her teaching qualifications include a PGCE PCET qualification from UWE and the status of Fellow of the Higher Education Authority.


Amber currently works as a Researcher of Postdigital Cultures and teaches Critical and Historical Studies at Kingston University, London. She has previously worked as a Senior Lecturer, Course Leader, Postgraduate Programme Developer and Teaching & Learning Fellow across the Higher Education sector.





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