Lucy Boermans

Lecturer - Bachelor of Media Design

Lucy Boermans is an award-winning broadcast designer; specialising in Motion Design, Lucy lectures across the Bachelor of Media Design programme; bringing over 20 years of industry experience.

Lucy has created motion, design and web content across a range of programming for BBC Scotland, (Glasgow), TNT and Cartoon Network (Hong Kong), Astro Television (Kuala Lumpur), and Orbit Television (Rome, Italy) as well as UK freelance clients Channel 4, 4:2:2, ITN, SKY and Scandinavian broadcaster TV3.


Research Interests:

Relational aesthetics, affect theory, gesture studies and social ecology within a creative multidisciplinary art and design practice.

Research/Industry Projects:

- 2012 Lucy received support from Creative Scotland (Craft Award, 2012-2013) enabling her research and development into laser cutting natural (fibre-based) materials. In response, Boermans created BREATHE, a capsule collection, which extended into digital textile design and exhibited with 'Collect Scotland' at Indigo, Paris.
- 2012 Boermans jewellery designs, presented in Launch Gallery at SECC Trade Fair, Glasgow received ‘Highly Commended’ Best Product Award; they were later purchased by The Hunterian Museum, Glasgow.
- 2014, Boermans received first prize for 'Best New Start-up' at ‘Launch:ed’ (Scottish Cultural Enterprise).

Her curatorial, performative and installation-based works have been exhibited as follows:

2015 'Akin', part of ‘Opening Night’, Objectspace
2016 'Performance 2120', showing as part of 'Wunderuuma' at The Gus Fisher Gallery


Recent Research Outputs:

2017 Hingespace, Elam School of Fine Arts
2018 Materiality in Motion, George Fraser Gallery
2018 In Search of the Affective Dimension, poster presentation, Arts in Society conference, Vancouver
2018 Where do our Bodies Begin and End in a Networked World? Paper Presentation, AAANZ Conference, RMIT, Melbourne.
2019 Materiality in Motion, exhibiting as part of Ecologies of Transformation, Creativity and Cognition, Designing Interactive Systems, San Diego. (ACM Digital Library)
2019 Our Symbiotic Habit, Paper Presentation, AAANZ conference, Auckland