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Previous Artists in Residence

2016-17 Zuleikha Chaudhari

  • Zuleikha Chaudhari is a theatre director and lighting designer based in Delhi and Mumbai. Her works shift between theatre and installation as investigations into landscapes that are neither real nor imagined and at the centre engages with the role of the viewer in the performative experience. Chaudhari is interested the framework of law as performance, the role of performance in law, and the performativity of legal truth-production. Chaudhari’s works have been shown in performance festivals, galleries and exhibitions in United States, Germany, France, Belgium, Vienna, South Africa, South Korea, China, Japan, The Netherlands, Pakistan and India. She was awarded the Sangeeta Natak Academy’s Yuva Puruskar in 2007 and the Charles Wallace India Trust Award in 2001.

2014-2016 Lisa Dwan

  • Lisa Dwan is a celebrated Irish actress who, before her residency at the Law School, gained critical and box office acclaim for her performance of Samuel Beckett's Not I. Lisa’s project involved helping Law staff lead a project on law and theatre, an initiative proposed by the Centre for Law and the Humanities.

2013 Yvette Vanson

  • Yvette was appointed as the first Artist in Residence and as an Honorary Research Fellow at the Law School in 2013.  An exhibition of her work was shown at the Peltz Gallery in November, and her films were shown and discussed throughout the autumn term.  Yvette used a 'studio' at 16 Gower Street for painting with an open-door policy for students and staff to visit and discuss her work on an informal basis.  Yvette was also invited by the Centre for the Law and the Humanities to exhibit some paintings in March 2013 during the Annual Conference of the International Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities.