Prof Michael Biggs MA PhD FRSA FHEA is Professor of Aesthetics at the School of Creative Arts at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He is Visiting Research Professor at Presbyterian University Mackenzie, São Paulo and University of Lund, Sweden, and Member of the Board of the National Research School in Architecture, Sweden. He was Senior Research Fellow in Philosophy at the University of Bergen in 1994, and has degrees in both Fine Art and Philosophy. Michael is a leading international figure in the field of arts research. His research has been funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council [UK], The British Council [UK], the University of Bergen [NO], the Swedish Research Council [SE], Riksbanken Jubileumsfond [SE], and the European Union [EU]. He is currently leader of the Research into Practice cluster at the University of Hertfordshire.