Emma Febvre-Richards

Co-founder of Drawing Open

contact: E.R.Febvre-Richards@massey.ac.nz

WIP, 2019

WIP, 2019


Emma Febvre-Richards the co-founder of Drawing Open, is a multi-media artist whose research sits within the expanded practice of drawing. Combining traditional mediums of rendering with advanced technology (software programmes, laser technology, digital printing, film making) to explore how codes of our environment, culture and art creation inform and influence brain function, memory and experience.

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Engaging science, drawing and technology to advance dementia research.


Emma founded MeDArT in 2017 and is passionate about how art, science and technology can combine to enrich and advance dementia research.


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In collaboration with Dean Merlino, Lux Festival 2017


Febvre-Richards is based in Wellington, New Zealand, having studied in England and gained her Masters of Fine Arts in France. She is currently lecturing at Whiti o Rehua, The School of Art, Toirauwhārangi College of Creative Arts at Massey University, New Zealand.


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