Keith Piper is a British based artist and academic. His creative practice responds to specific social and political issues, historical relationships and geographical sites. Adopting a research driven approach, and using a variety of media, his work has ranged from painting, through photography and installation to a use of digital media, video and computer-based interactivity. He currently works in the Fine Art Department at Middlesex University, London, where he is Associate Professor/Reader in Fine Art and Digital Media. Piper was a founder member of the Blk Art Group (1979-84), along with Eddie Chambers in 1979, later joined by Donald Rodney and Marlene Smith, Claudette Johnson along with other members.