Tina Keane (b. 1948) lives and works in London. Keane studied at Hammersmith College of Art and Sir John Cass School of Art (1967-70) and got an MA in Independent Film and Video from London College of Printing (1995-96). She has worked across a range of media from performance and installation to film, video and digital art. Keane has been a Visiting Lecturer at many colleges and universities throughout the UK and abroad, including Harvard University. Since 1982 she has been Lecturer in Film & Video at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art & Design, London. As a research fellow at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art since 2003, she has also turned her attention to the internet and is a leader in the field of digital creativity. Keane has said that art for her "is about defining many different forms of reality, and this takes many types of vocabulary." She is a founder member of Circles - Women in Distribution and curator and programmer of exhibitions and screenings including The New Pluralism exhibition at the Tate (with Michael O'Pray, 1985). She has won awards from the Arts Council, Channel 4, the British Council and London Production Board. Keane has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally and was Artist in Residence at various institutions including the Banff Centre in Canada.
Last updated: 23.09.2014