Lyndsay Mann is an artist based in Scotland working predominantly with moving image, sculpture and writing.

Her work examines ways that infrastructural networks such as language and established narratives, new technologies and institutions, pervade our intimate experiences and expectations of ourselves. Voice is a key material. Through conversations and interviews she conducts, archives, reading and workshops, she connects with people involved directly and tangentially to the themes of a work, bringing scientific inquiry, with its promise of objectivity and control, into close contact with the embodied, subjective experience of individuals.

Recent exhibitions / events / performances include: Seeing Systems, videoclub + ArtScience Museum, Singapore; Utter, Utter, Utter, Cooper Gallery, Dundee; Character Double, LUX Scotland; >>FFWD, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai;  The Extended Voice, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; Say-so, Glasgow Film Festival 2016 w/ MAP; Viewing Voices, Edinburgh International Film Festival, supported by Scottish Documentary Institute, LUX, London, University of Edinburgh; Lyndsay Mann, (s0l0) Careof Center for Contemporary Art, Milan.


Mann recently completed a practice-based PhD, Voicing Uncertainty, at Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh. Exploring forms of voice in moving image that disrupt hierarchies of discourse to make room for lesser-heard and uncertain voices, her PhD was co-supervised in Philosophy of Mind by one of the world’s leading cognitive scientists and philosophers in the field, Andy Clark, Professor of Logic and Metaphysics.

Mann currently tutors on the BA and MA Fine Art courses at Edinburgh College of Art, UoE, with focuses on voice, artists’ moving image, research practices, and sculpture.



Stepping-Out, 2009 (video still: artist with brain)