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Roy Claire Potter

Liverpool School of Art and Design

Faculty of Arts Professional and Social Studies


2016, University of Oxford, UK, MFA Fine Art
2013, Goldsmiths University of London, United Kingdom, PGDip Art Writing
2008, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK, BA Contemporary Creative Practice

Academic appointments

Programme Leader MA Fine Art, Liverpool John Moores University, 2023 - present
Interim Programme Leader BA Fine Art, Fine Art, Liverpool John Moores University, 2023 - 2023
Senior Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University, 2019 - present
Visiting Lecturer, Goldsmiths, University of London, 2019 - 2020
Visiting Lecturer, Royal College of Art, 2017 - 2020
External Examiner, Sandberg Instituut, 2017 - 2017
Visiting Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University, 2016 - 2019

Books (authored)

Potter R. 2024. The Wastes Palmer K. Book Works. London 9781912570201

Potter C. 2017. Round That Way Kivland S. MA BIBLIOTHÈQUE 978-1-910055-38-0

Potter RC. 2016. Writing as research: Claire Potter Tate Publishing Author Url Publisher Url

Potter C. 2014. Mental Furniture Very Small Kitchen. Hastings 978-1-909925-04-5 Publisher Url

Book review

Potter R. 2023. Nothing escapes Maria Fusco's analytical eye Fite-Wassilak C. ArtReview, 75 :112-112 Publisher Url Public Url


Potter R. 2023. Where there is resonance Browne S. Echo's Bones: a parallel play :116-137 Fingal County Council. Dublin 9781914348068 Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Potter R. 2021. Synopsis In Error Praxis :285-285 Dostoyevsky Wannabe. Manchester 9781838015664 Publisher Url

Potter RC. 2019. A bridge can tell a flood nothing Wallis C, Coustou E. Tate Publishing. UK 978 1 84976 634 0 Publisher Url


Potter R, Jiha P. 2022. To Call Out Into The Night Publisher Url

Evans C, Potter RC. 2022. SUDDEN WEALTH with Roy Claire Potter Author Url Publisher Url

Potter RC, Piercy K. 2020. Three Sweep Between Publisher Url

Potter RC. 2020. Entrance song; last time Publisher Url

Potter RC, Piercy K. 2019. Adjurst Publisher Url

Potter RC, Piercy K. 2019. Eyes Rifle Publisher Url

Potter RC, Hayden B. 2018. I am come from a place Publisher Url

Potter RC, Hayden B. 2015. Mother To No Swimming Laughing Child Publisher Url


Potter R, Leahy O, Gat O, O'Rielly S, Carr A. 2018. She sees the shadows Leahy O, Carr A.


Potter RC. Roy Claire Potter, solo exhibition

Potter RC. Rich Curtains Pending Performance

Potter R. Death to all pigs who enter here! Publisher Url Public Url

Potter R. Land Lay Moldbrest Author Url Publisher Url Public Url


Potter RC, Jiha P. Roy Claire Potter and Park Jiha on The Late Junction Author Url Publisher Url

Potter RC, Ziúr . Roy Claire Potter and Ziúr live Publisher Url

Potter R. The Shooting of Aftershave Man Publisher Url

Potter RC, Jiha P. Roy Claire Potter and Park Jiha Publisher Url

Potter R, Jiha P. Roy Claire Potter and Park Jiha Publisher Url

Potter RC. An evening out at Primary with Roy Claire Potter and Kieron Piercy, and their special, special guests.

External committees:

Platform Commissions Selection Panel, 41st EVA International, 2024

External PGR examinations performed:

Liverpool John Moores University, Confirmation of registration, Entangling the Felt: Autobiographical sourcing through interoception in devising choreographic work from embodied trauma. 2023

University of Huddersfield, MRes, A walk in the countryside: exploring memory through painting. 2020

Editorial boards:

Corridor 8 - Contemporary art and writing in the North of England, Regional Editor for Merseyside and Cheshire, 2021

Conference presentation:

Performance on Stile, Working Class Academics Conference, Oral presentation. 2021

Writing in the Retreat, Postgraduate Research Conference, Reading University, Oral presentation. 2019

"Is this what I'm supposed to be doing?", AUTO—, Royal College of Art, Oral presentation. 2019

Restrictive Writing, Consortium Postgraduate Research Conference, Sunderland University, Workshop. 2018

Writing CHAVSCUMBOSS, Writing Photographs, London College of Communication, Oral presentation. 2018

Under Under Under: Claire Potter and Alan Dunn, Circles of Recognition, Henry Moore Institute, Pre-recorded Sonic Presentation. 2018

Other Professional Activity:

Co-convener of the Hybrid Writing short course with Joanna Walsh for Arvon Foundation.. 2021

Other invited event:

Embodied Art Practices Symposium, Huddersfield University, Embodied Art Practices symposium for the 'MA (___)' cohort at the University of Huddersfield. The symposium responds to the body, movement, voice, and gesture in artistic research and practice. Guest speakers are artist writer and Senior Lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University, Roy Claire Potter, and DR Ben Spatz, Director of the Centre for Performance Research.. 2021

UnConference Symposium, University of Reading, Invited speaker. The UNCONFERENCE is organised by the PhD Fine Art cohort and responds to the roles and methods that community structures play in generating knowledge within Fine Art Practice.The day will operate as an epistemological inquiry into the generation of knowledge within a community context acknowledging the importance of active connections within an academic cohort.. 2020