Ana Rutter is a practicing artist and a PhD researcher based between Birmingham School of Art and The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Her research centres around affect, embodied installation and the commonplace aural landscapes that we live within, it is concerned with affecting experience created using re-mediated gathered material. Her practice spans sound, video, digital image and sculptural installation processes. Ana is currently part way through a two-year research residency at Dyffryn House and Gardens, a national trust property in South Wales, which will culminate in an exhibition in early 2020.
Ana holds an MA in fine Art; has a background in devising and delivering education programs and working with participatory practice, she co-directed The Bond Gallery an ACE funded artist run spaces in Digbeth, Birmingham in the 1990’s and is currently a senior technical demonstrator teaching video and audio gathering and editing processes, specialising in Fine Art video / sound installation practice at Birmingham School of Art.