Nancy de Freitas

Nancy de Freitas is an artist and academic based at Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand. Her installation works have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Her current research interests include: the form and language of research reporting; active documentation as a research method, 'material thinking' approaches and professional education models for the design, creative and cultural sectors. De Freitas is well known for her postgraduate workshops in writing and reporting on artistic research projects. She has also lectured internationally on art and design research practices and material thinking methods at host institutions in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway and Finland.