Fay Stevens is an academic, writer, curator and artist. She is Adjunct Professor at University of Notre Dame, London Centre and Sessional Lecturer at University of Oxford (OUDCE), where she runs courses in archaeology and Visiting Lecturer at Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, where she runs writing workshops for postgraduate students. Her specialism is in the philosophical and theoretical school of Phenomenology which informs both her academic work and art practice
Recent publications include a theoretical discussion on prehistoric rock art and contemporary graffiti in Armenia (Archaeopress 2012), a re-evaluation of the fragmentation of the snake goddess figurines from Knossos, Crete (UCL Press 2013) and an action research project on writing through the body (The International Journal of Learning in Higher Education 2014). Her current research focuses on landscapes of deposition and an archaeology of the non-visual cultural marker. She is also involved in collaborative projects that focus on body ornamentation in Bronze Age Crete and the archaeological process and practice of Arthur Evans, the archaeologist who excavated Knossos.
Her art practice focuses on performance writing, printmaking and drawing. In 2014, she curated a performance writing exhibition ‘Still Points : Moving World’ at Fringe Arts Bath. Future projects include the design and running of three performance writing workshops and curation of two associated exhibitions, that comprise part of the wider project ‘Enjoy: Create’, based at Bath Artists’ Studios and funded by Bath and North East Somerset Council.