Martin Constable

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School: School of Communication & Design
Department: Digital Media
Position: Associate Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South

  • 1981-1982: Foundation in Art, St Martin’s School of Art, UK.
  • 1983-1986: BA (Hons) in Painting, Camberwell College, UK.
  • 1988-1990: MA in Fine Art, Goldsmiths’ College, UK.

  • Digital Media (VFX, 3D modelling and rendering), painting and drawing.

  • Computational aesthetics
  • Cinemetrics
  • Speculative UI/UX
  • Fine art

  • Constable. M., Zhang, X. & Chan, K. L., Beyond Red, Green and Blue: Computational Approaches in the Transfer of Aesthetic Values from Paintings to Photographs, New York, USA.: Springer.
  • Constable. M. & Chen. Y. (2016). ‘100 Drawing Exercises.’ Singapore: Ministry of Education.
  • Constable, M., Dauwels, J., Dauwels. S., (In press 2014). ‘Visualising a Dyadic Conversation Using a Game Engine.’ In Autonomous Virtual Humans and Social Robots (pp.75-103), New York, USA.: Springer.
  • Constable, M. & Tan, A. (2014). ‘Visual Digitality: Towards Another Understanding.’ In Re:Live: New Directions in Mediab Art History (pp. 347-356). Cubitt, S., Thomas. P., (eds.). Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press 
  • Constable, M. (February 2015). ‘The Analogue and the Digital Head-Death.’ Visual Studies. Taylor & Francis. UK.

As Co-Pi: 

  • Seeing, hearing, touching, and controlling your brain waves (New Initiative Fund, NTU)

As PI:

  • The Application Computational Aesthetics in the Acquisition and Treatment of Digital Images (IMI Seed Grant)
  • Computationally Assisted Depth Aware Style Rendering of a Moving Image (NTU Internal Grant)
  • Alethic Evaluation of Moving Images (RMIT Internal Grant)

Zhang Xiaoyan: Transfer of Aesthetic Values in Paintings to Photographs, graduated 2014

  • Nominated for the 2020 Sovereign Asian Art Prize
  • Member of Visual Arts Development Association Singapore (VADA)
  •  ‘A Method for Evaluating and Visualizing Global Hue Contrast,’ patent applied for.
  • ‘Real-Time Feedback System for Monitoring and Facilitating Discussions,’ USA. Patent 61/731,700 
  • Shortlisted for the ‘Celeste Prize.’ (2019) international art prize, Italy.

  • Forester, Coleg Elidyr, Wales: 1979-1980

As Program Manager:

  • Goldsmiths’ College, London University (Foundation Degree)

As Lecturer in fine art:

  •  St. Martin’s School of Art, London
  • Bristol College, UWE Bristol.
  • Royal College, London
  • Ruskin College, Oxford
  • Wimbledon College, London

As Academic Chair 

  • School of Art Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University.