PhD Museum Practices, University of Manchester
MA Arts Management, Policy and Practices, University of Manchester
BA(Hons) Art History and Visual Studies, University of Manchester
Frances Liddell is a researcher, writer, and lecturer working at the intersection of the arts field and web3 technologies. Her PhD research with National Museums Liverpool was one of the first empirical research studies to examine the impact on blockchain technology on museum audience engagement practices. Her current research focuses on the development of new ownership and participatory models in cultural institutions using web3 technologies. Frances is currently a research fellow at Arts & Antiquities Blockchain Consortium, New York, and she lectures at University of Manchester and Sotheby’s Institute of Art, where she set up the MA elective course in Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and NFTs. She has previously written for peer-review publications such as Museum & Society, and media such as Flash Art, Art Quarterly, Right Click Save, Artnome, and Cultural Practices.