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19962018

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Biography

Will Hoon is senior lecturer in design history and theory at the University of Northampton and he teaches on the graphic communications and illustration programmes.  He has produced research and published around a range of subjects including design pedagogy, fashion and street styles, sports photography, the design of sports news in the British tabloid press and the material culture of football fandom.  He has also produced site-specific artworks, curated Arts Council of England-funded film events and produced screen-based works dealing with diverse themes ranging from air crashes and landscapes and memory and leisure in 1930s Nottingham.

 

Prior to a return to academe Will Hoon worked as an independent producer for Tidal Creative, London, for clients including the Sir Elton John Aids FoundationSwatch WatchesWallis Shops, the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, the Royal College of ArtBHSand London Fashion Week.  He was also a content manager for Empics Picture Agency(now PA) and managed photo-sites for over 80 Premier League and Football League clubs.

Education/Academic qualification

Royal College of Art

Award Date: 1 Jul 1993

Crewe & Alsager College (Manchester Metropolitan University)

1 Oct 198830 Jun 1991

Award Date: 1 Jul 1991

Greater Brighton Metropolitan College

1 Oct 198730 Jun 1988

Award Date: 1 Jul 1988

External positions

External Examiner

1 Apr 201325 Jun 2018

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Research Output

Slaying the beast: Writing, learning and experiencing in a post-dissertation world

Hoon, W., 1 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Writing in Creative Practice. 11, 2, p. 305 - 312 8 p., 12.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
File
  • Developing research and visual analysis skills in design students: a multi-agency approach

    Hoon, W., Dimmock, G., MacLellan, F. & Stenning, S., 22 May 2014.

    Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

    File
  • African American Street Culture in the 1940s

    Hoon, W., 16 Sep 2013, Fashion: The Whole Story. 1 ed. London: Thames & Hudson

    Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

    Open Access
    File

    Black & Blue: Workwear & Men's Fashion in the Post-War Period

    Hoon, W., 16 Sep 2013, Fashion: The Whole Story. 1 ed. London: Thames & Hudson

    Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

    Open Access
    File

    Memories: information, discovery, documentary

    Dimmock, G., Hoon, W., MacLellan, F., Walsh, A. (ed.) & Coonan, E. (ed.), 28 Aug 2013, Only Connect ... Discovery Pathways, Library Explorations, and the Information Adventure. Huddersfield: Innovative Libraries, p. 193-194 239 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

  • Punk Revolution

    Hoon, W., 16 Sep 2013, Fashion the Whole Story. 1st ed. London: Thames & Hudson

    Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

  • Face Values

    Hoon, W., 1 Mar 2010, Face Values. 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportForeword/Postscript

    Close Up and Cut Out

    Hoon, W., 1 Sep 2005, Eye, 15, 57.

    Research output: Contribution to Specialist PublicationMagazine

    Open Access

    Activities

    • 3 Symposium
    • 1 Participating in a conference or workshop
    • 1 Invited talk

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    Will Hoon (Participant)

    11 Nov 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising a conference or workshopParticipating in a conference or workshopResearch

    Practicing Theory

    Will Hoon (Speaker)

    20 Dec 2012

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsSymposiumResearch

    Sneaker Speakers: The Symposium of the Training Shoe

    Will Hoon (Speaker)

    2 Apr 2011

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsSymposiumResearch

    William Morris & the Contemporary Design Syllabus

    Will Hoon (Speaker)

    3 Nov 2007

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsSymposiumResearch

    The Wirksworth Lights Project

    Will Hoon (Speaker)

    5 Feb 2005

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsInvited talkResearch