Exhibitions, Publications & Research

Dr Mathew Henry Emmett AADipl BSc PhD RIBA ARB

Exhibitions & Performances

  • ‘Space Interface II’ New Media Art collaboration with Eberhard Kranemann, KARST and Immersive Vision Theatre (IVT), Plymouth, 2016.
  • ‘THIS IS WHERE WE ARE’, Tate Modern, London, 2016
  • ‘Signal Transduction’ New Media Art collaboration with renowned artist Eberhard Kranemann, Lichtturn Solingen, Germany, 2016.
  • ‘The Birth of Memory’, The Place, London, 2016.
  • ‘Mirror Blur’ in association with Plymouth City Museum and the TATE, 2015.
  • ‘Space Interface’ New Media Art collaboration with renowned artist Eberhard Kranemann, Weithorn Galerie, Dusseldorf, 2015.
  • ‘Open State’ Dance/music collaboration with Adam Benjamin, Tokyo Art Centre, Japan, 2015.
  • ‘Asynchronous Perception’, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland, 2013.
  • ‘180 Degrees of Trauma’, Bundeswehrkrankenhaus, 2012. Germany.
  • Music composition: film score ‘The Illegal Architect’. 2011 – 2013.
  • ‘Overlaid Realities’, Peninsula Arts, 2011. Plymouth.
  • ‘Vection Builder’ Artist Residency 2010-2012: The Roman Baths, Bath.
  • Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, 2010. Architecture.
  • The London Group, Menier Gallery, 2009. London.
  • The London Group, Menier Gallery, 2007. London.
  • Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, 2007. Architecture.
  • Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, 2005. Architecture.
  • Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, 2004. Architecture.
  • World Heritage Commission, 2004. Jurassic Challenge.
  • The Year of the Artist Residency: Arts Bursary. ‘Hyperactive’, 2001. Prema Arts Centre, Uley.
  • ‘Space in Sound’, Architectural Association, London, 2000.
  • ‘Pirouetting Mosquito Nets’ Installation, Kerala, India, 1996.


  • Emmett, M. (2014).‘Pathelogical Space: Trauma and the matrix of cognition’. In: Nickl-Weller, C. and Matthys. S. ed. Health Care der Zukunft 5. Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft.
  • Emmett, M., Littlefield, D. (2013). Perception of Space in Architecture and Culture: Study of Industrial Ruins, pp. 100–107 and pp. 176–193.
  • Emmett, M. (2013). Felt_space infrastructure: hyper vigilant spatiality to valence the visceral dimension. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Thesis. Plymouth University.
  • Emmett, M. (2011). ‘Bunker auscultation: A classification system for a proto-method of sensory space composition’, Design Ecologies1(2), pp. 287–303.
  • Jencks, C., (2011). The Universe in the Landscape: Landforms by Charles Jencks. London: Frances Lincoln Ltd.
  • Zupancic, T., Juvancic, M., Verovsek, S. and Jutraz, A., eds. (2011). ‘Respecting Fragile Places’, Tadeja. eCAADe, pp. 261–268.
  • Hemmerling, M., ed. (2011). ‘Body Purge’, Augmented Reality: Mensch, Raum und Virtualitat. Germany: Fink Wilhelm GmbH (PerceptionLab No. 1), pp. 43–50.
  • Jones, W., ed. (2011). ‘The Minutiae of Space’, Architects’ Sketchbooks. London:  Thames & Hudson, pp. 135–137.
  • Hemmerling, M., ed. (2010). ‘Digital Frisson’, Advanced Digital Architectural Design (ADAD), Germany: Produktion, Detmold, pp.34–45.
  • Littlefield, D., ed. (2008). ‘Contemporary Digital Design’, Space Craft: Developments in Architectural Computing. London: RIBA Publishing, pp. 84–89.
  • Littlefield, D. and Lewis, S. (2007). ‘Soundscape of 2 Marsham Street’,  Architectural Voices: Listening to Old Buildings. West Sussex: Wiley-Academy, pp. 204–207.
  • Emmett, M. (2005). ‘Revelation’, Building Design, 18 February (1661), pp. 27.
  • Emmett, M. (2004). ‘Image Concious’, Building Design, 16 July 2004 (1634).
  • Jencks, C., (2003). The Garden of Cosmic Speculation. London: Frances Lincoln Ltd.
  • Jencks, C., (2002). The New Paradigm in Architecture: The Language of Post-modernism. London: Frances Lincoln Ltd.
  • Emmett, M., (2002). ‘Scaling the Pyramid’,The Great Egyptian Museum Giza. London: RIBA Journal, pp.25–28.


  • ‘Open State’. In: Off The Lip, Transdisciplinary Approaches to Cognitive Innovation, pp. 51–70, 2015.
  • ‘Pathological Space: Trauma and the Matrix of Cognition’, Health Care of the Future 5, Academy of Arts, Berlin (Technische Universität), 2014.
  • ‘Hyper Vigilant Spatial Practice: an investigation of perception as an extended architectural parameter’, The 10th international conference of the Architectural Humanities Research Association, UWE, 2013.
  • ‘I was a disembodied brain poised in space: Space cognition and immersive agency’, Plymouth University, 2013.
  • ‘Acquisition of reality: perception as reflexive architecture’, Oxford Brookes University, 2012.
  • Estranged_Space: research methodologies, 2012. Germany.
  • eCAADe 2011 Respecting Fragile Places, 2011. Ljubljana.
  • Architectural Association: Design Ecologies Symposium, 2011. London.
  • ADAD Advanced Digital Architectural Design: Towards a New Mobility, 2010 International Summer school, Germany.
  • Plymouth University: Hidden City, 2008. Plymouth.
  • Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Intervention interaction, 2007.

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