Rebecca Sinker

Dr Rebecca Sinker is the Convenor: Digital Learning at Tate, working with colleagues across the organisation, along with artists and external partners initiating creative digital learning practice and research. As a practitioner, tutor and researcher since 1990, Rebecca has worked with participants from early years to post-graduate, in a range of formal and informal art and education settings, and has published widely in the field. Previously Head of Young People’s Programmes at Tate Britain (2006-11), Rebecca leads the strategic development of Digital Learning for Tate London. This has included the HLF-funded Archives and Access learning project, collaborative research projects Art Maps and the Cartography of Participatory Practice with Horizon Research Centre for Digital Economies, and the design and development of the Taylor Digital Studio at Tate Britain. She was the Digital Arts Education Research Fellow at the Institute of International Visual Arts (1998-2003) and Middlesex University, where she completed her PhD (2007) examining the internet as a space for teaching and learning through contemporary visual arts.