Ian ClothierDirector of Creative Researchat Intercreate Research Centre
Ian M Clothier is an eighth generation descendant of the culture of Hitiaurevareva, commonly called Pitcairn Island and now referred to as Pitkern-Norf’k culture. Born in Christchurch (Otautahi) and educated in Australia and Auckland (Tāmaki Makaurau), Clothier graduated with an MA Hons First Class. They are currently a PhD candidate with a Vice Chancellor Scholarship at Auckland University of Technology, Director of Creative Research at Intercreate.org, a part time Senior Academic at Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki, and an independent artist and curator who has exhibited 107 projects in 15 countries. The integration of art, science, culture and technology is an important context and one that has resulted in many collaborative projects particularly with indigenous, technologists, electrical engineers and science academics.