• Book and coloured shapes
  • ADRI Journals covers
  • Statue with paint splattering
  • students at computer screens
  • Textiles
  • Printing
  • Architectural drawing
  • Paint palette

About ADRI

The Art & Design Research Institute (ADRI) is the home of research in art, design, visual culture and electronic arts, comprising world leading research and innovative practice at Middlesex University.

Art and Design Research at Middlesex rated “internationally excellent” and “world leading”.

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We have a vibrant community of over fourty research students pursuing a range of projects in the history, practice and theory of art and design. Students are encouraged to work collaboratively, and we currently have projects with the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture (MoDA), National Maritime Museum, Sir John Soane's Museum and Tate.

ADRI has several staff-led research clusters:

The current Director of ADRI is Prof Anne Massey.