Ama J Budge is a student, writer and performance artist from London who is currently based in Glasgow, studying Contemporary Performance Practice at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. She is inspired to produce and collaborate on work that is driven by gender, race, empowerment, sexuality and current affairs. Ama has extensive experience in multi-genres of theatre, inclusive education in west africa, and alternative theatre and musical practices.
[Visual Arts Programmer]
Andrew Peter Houston is an Artist and Performer working in Glasgow. A graduate of the GSA, his work examines the use of theatrical structures in Fine art installation and is active in both his visual art practice and freelance performance. His practice often touches on topics of queer theory and gender and he has and continues to work with Proud Exposure Theatre company and On the Stage of The Present. Alongside his personal arts practice he continues to be involved in projects such as ENCANT in a curatorial and programming capacity.
[GSA Student Association President]
Sinead Dunn graduated from GSA in 2011, with a BA(Hons) in Ceramics. Her main areas of enquiry centre around modes of production and labour theory.
The Glasgow School of Art Students Association is a non profit, student-led, democratic organization that exists to support the artistic and social endeavors of GSA students and engage with the wider artistic community of Glasgow.
[RCS Diversity & Equality Officer]
“Whoever you are, however you identify yourself, if you work or study with us, your identity will be respected”
“We are making equality and diversity an integral part of everything we do”
“Everyone within the Conservatoire can get involved in making us more evolved”
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland welcomes a diverse population of staff and students. We are committed to promoting equality in all of our activities and we aim to provide a performing, learning, teaching, working and research environment free from unlawful discrimination against applicants, staff and students on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation.
Josh Armstrong was born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA and studied at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, UK. Starting his career as a dancer, his works now span a wide range of disciplines from theatrical design to installations, collaboratively devised performances to direction of music-theatre works. He currently lectures in Technology and Documentation Practices at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.