Simon Pope

Simon Pope (Cardiff) is an artist and NESTA Fellow. He lives in Cardiff, Wales. Previous projects include the Webby winning software ‘IOD 4: The Web Stalker’ (; ‘Into the Web’ installation for the Office of Zaha Hadid at the Millennium Dome – London; ‘Ice Cream for Everyone’ (; the technical manual, London Walking (B.T Batsford, 2000) and ‘Art for Networks’, a survey of networked art practice for BBC Online.

Recent activity includes directorship of the undergraduate ‘Design for Interactive Media’ programme at UWIC (Cardiff, Wales); ‘Art is everything business is not’, a paper commissioned by the Arts Council of England; ‘Art for Networks’ touring exhibition with Chapter Arts (Cardiff, Wales); founder membership of informal (, an extra-academic research unit; the essay ‘Out of Our Tree’ for the Species of Spaces series (

He represented Wales at the Venice Biennale of Art in 2003. As NESTA Fellow, Pope is currently undertaking research into walking as a research method in art practice. Intended outcomes of this project include a publication, international symposium and touring exhibition of the work of ‘Walking Artists’.