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The future of design support: what can we learn from design support experience in the UK, Estonia and Turkey? (2017)
Journal Article
GULARI, M.N., MELIORANSKI, R.-H., ER, O. and FREMANTLE, C. 2017. The future of design support: what can we learn from design support experience in the UK, Estonia and Turkey? Design journal [online], 20(Supplement 1): proceedings of the 12th European Academy of Design conference (EAD12): design for next, 12-14 April 2017, Rome, Italy, pages S669-S680. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1353013

This article provides a comparison of design support landscape of three countries: the UK, Estonia and Turkey. The economic and political development patterns and experience of design support within these countries lead to different models of design... Read More about The future of design support: what can we learn from design support experience in the UK, Estonia and Turkey?.

Impact without impact. Discussion recorded on 24 June 2017, Fusilier Museum, Bury. (2017)
Exhibition / Performance
Impact without impact. Discussion recorded on 24 June 2017, Fusilier Museum, Bury.

Helmut Lemke facilitates a discussion with Ruth Levene, Kerry Morrison and Chris Fremantle about environmental art. This discussion forms part of the publications associated with Helmut Lemke's exhibition and residency at the Bury Art Museum, in a pr... Read More about Impact without impact. Discussion recorded on 24 June 2017, Fusilier Museum, Bury..

No maintenance: a provocation for art and design in health care settings. (2017)
Journal Article
FREMANTLE, C. 2017. No maintenance: a provocation for art and design in health care settings. Design for health [online], 1(1), pages 80-85. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/24735132.2017.1294844

Briefs for public art commissions in healthcare frequently include stipulations of ‘low’ or ‘no maintenance’. In other contexts, such as environmental assessments, the stipulation ‘no management is the best management’ can be found. This raises the q... Read More about No maintenance: a provocation for art and design in health care settings..

What poetry does best: the Harrisons' poetics of being and acting in the world. (2016)
Book Chapter
DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. 2016. What poetry does best: the Harrisons' poetics of being and acting in the world. In Harrison, H.M. and Harrison, N. (eds.) The time of the force majeure: after 45 years counterforce is on the horizon. Grantham: Prestel.

Simply paying attention guarantees the transformation from a nature supposedly asleep to the work that displays nature's strange vitality. Art is what attention makes with nature. This observation by Michel De Certeau, noted French philosopher of the... Read More about What poetry does best: the Harrisons' poetics of being and acting in the world..

Work as if you live in the early days of a better nation: experiments in poetics and justice. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. 2016. Work as if you live in the early days of a better nation: experiments in poetics and justice. Presented at 2016 Petrocultures conference: the offshore, 31 August - 3 September 2016, Newfoundland, Canada.

The Land Art Generator Initiative project in Glasgow is inspired by four key factors: Scottish Government’s ambitious targets for renewable energy; the Scottish environment’s multiple significant opportunities for renewables; the interaction between... Read More about Work as if you live in the early days of a better nation: experiments in poetics and justice..

Impact by design: evaluating knowledge exchange as a lens for evaluating the wider impacts of a design-led business support programme. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
FREMANTLE, C., GULARI, M.N., FAIRBURN, S., HEPBURN, L.-A., VALENTINE, G. and MEAGHER, L. 2016. Impact by design: evaluating knowledge exchange as a lens for evaluating the wider impacts of a design-led business support programme. In Proceedings of the 20th Design Management Institute(DMI): academic design management conference (DMI:ADMC): inflection point: design research meets design practice, 28-29 July 2016, Boston, USA. Boston: DMI [online], pages 405-430. Available from: https://www.dmi.org/page/ADMC2016Proceedings

This paper reports on the evaluation of knowledge exchange and impact generated through Design in Action (DIA), a design-led business support approach to answering the Arts and Humanities Research Council's call for knowledge exchange hubs. Can evalu... Read More about Impact by design: evaluating knowledge exchange as a lens for evaluating the wider impacts of a design-led business support programme..

Land Art Generator Initiative: art and energy. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. 2016. Land Art Generator Initiative: art and energy. Presented at Test Unit PechaKucha night, 6th July 2016, Glasgow, UK [online]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8K66ReflbM

The Land Art Generator Initiative brings together interdisciplinary teams to develop place-making using renewable energy technologies. LAGI builds on the history of energy infrastructure design: city centre power stations have been repurposed as art... Read More about Land Art Generator Initiative: art and energy..

LAGI Glasgow. [Exhibition] (2016)
Exhibition / Performance
LAGI Glasgow. Exhibition held on 9 June - 29 July 2016, The Lighthouse, Glasgow.

LAGI Glasgow was an exhibition, held 9 June - 29 July 2016, The Lighthouse, Glasgow. It demonstrated the potential for artists, designers and architects to contribute to renewable energy infrastructure and integrate it into a place-making approach. T... Read More about LAGI Glasgow. [Exhibition].

Inconsistency and contradiction: lessons in improvisation in the work of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. (2016)
Book Chapter
DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. 2016. Inconsistency and contradiction: lessons in improvisation in the work of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. In Brady, J. (ed.) Elemental: an arts and ecology reader. Manchester: Gaia Project Press, [online]. Available from: https://www.cornerhousepublications.org/publications/elemental-an-arts-and-ecology-reader-gaia-project/

The essay draws out the learning from the authors' analysis of the practice of Helen Mayer Harrison (1927-2018) and Newton Harrison (b.1932), collectively known as 'the Harrisons'. Inconsistency and contradiction are conventionally eliminated in rese... Read More about Inconsistency and contradiction: lessons in improvisation in the work of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison..

Walking in unquiet landscapes: layers of human settlements in the hills of Aberdeenshire. (2016)
Other
DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. 2016. Walking in unquiet landscapes: layers of human settlements in the hills of Aberdeenshire. Tate etc., 36, pages 94-95.

Other traditions run through depictions of the British landscape, below and beyond romantic idealisations. Here, Anne Douglas and Chris Fremantle trace the layers of human settlements in the hills of Aberdeenshire.

The hope of something different. (2015)
Digital Artefact
FREMANTLE, C. 2015. The hope of something different. Posted on A restless art: thinking about community and participatory art [online]. 17 December 2015. Available from: https://arestlessart.com/2015/12/17/chris-fremantle-the-hope-of-something-different/

Participatory art is a rich and diverse practice. Much of its energy comes from the creative tensions between different theories and visions, as may be seen from some of the reaction to the Turner Prize jury's choice. But art is not only intellectual... Read More about The hope of something different..

Owning failure: insights into the perceptions and understandings of art educators. (2015)
Journal Article
FREMANTLE, C. and KEARNEY, G. 2015. Owning failure: insights into the perceptions and understandings of art educators. International journal of art and design education [online], 34(3), pages 309-318. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jade.12083

Failure forms an important dimension of art and design and is inherent in creative endeavours. This article explores current literature on failure in the art and design context and offers a contribution through qualitative research drawing upon inter... Read More about Owning failure: insights into the perceptions and understandings of art educators..

Are design-led innovation approaches applicable to SMEs? (2015)
Conference Proceeding
GULARI, M.N. and FREMANTLE, C. 2015. Are design-led innovation approaches applicable to SMEs? In Bingham, G., Southee, D., McCardle, J., Kovacevic, A., Bohemia, E. and Parkinson, B. (eds.) Proceedings of the 17th International conference on engineering and product design eduction (E&PDE 2015): great expectations: design teaching, research and enterprise, 3-4 September 2015, Loughborough, UK. Glasgow: Design Society [online], pages 556-561. Available from: https://www.designsociety.org/publication/38502/ARE+DESIGN-LED+INNOVATION+APPROACHES+APPLICABLE+TO+SMES%3F

This study analyses the design discourse and approaches in order to identify whether design-led innovation approaches are applicable to SMEs. It discusses the number of concepts that are widely used in design including design-driven innovation, desig... Read More about Are design-led innovation approaches applicable to SMEs?.

Immersing the artist and designer in the needs of the clinician: evolving the brief for distraction and stress reduction in a new Child Protection Unit. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
FREMANTLE, C., HEPBURN, L-A., HAMILTON, A. and SANDS, J. 2015. Immersing the artist and designer in the needs of the clinician: evolving the brief for distraction and stress reduction in a new Child Protection Unit. In Christer, K. (ed.) Proceedings of the 3rd European conference on Design4Health 2015, 13-16 July 2015, Sheffield, UK. Sheffield; Sheffield Hallam University [online], pages 1-10. Available from: http://research.shu.ac.uk/design4health/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/D4H_Fremantle_et_al.pdf

Engaging clinicians in the design of new, less stressful spaces in healthcare is an interdisciplinary challenge for artists and designers. The design brief is the primary means of ensuring shared understanding and success criteria for creative projec... Read More about Immersing the artist and designer in the needs of the clinician: evolving the brief for distraction and stress reduction in a new Child Protection Unit..

Ecoartscotland library / The Caledonian everyday. [Installation and seminar series] (2015)
Exhibition / Performance
FREMANTLE, C. 2015. Ecoartscotland library / The Caledonian everyday. Installation and seminar series held during the exhibition Sylva Caledonia, 4 April - 22 May 2015, Summerhall, Edinburgh.

The Sylva Caledonia exhibition was held on 4 April - 22 May 2015, Summerhall, Edinburgh, and formed part of the 2015 Edinburgh International Science Festival. Among other works, the exhibtion featured 'The Ecoartscotland Library' by Chris Fremantle -... Read More about Ecoartscotland library / The Caledonian everyday. [Installation and seminar series].

The graphic line: an event in its own material. (2014)
Presentation / Conference
DOUGLAS, A. and RAVETZ, A. 2014. The graphic line: an event in its own material. Presented at the Making traces symposium, 19-22 November 2014, Odense, Denmark.

Amanda Ravetz is a film maker and anthropologist. Anne Douglas is a visual artist with a background in sculpture. For the past couple of years, they have been collaborating together as associates in Tim Ingold's research project, exploring drawing in... Read More about The graphic line: an event in its own material..

Working together. (2014)
Book Chapter
FREMANTLE, C. 2014. Working together. In Monoian, E., Ferry, R. and Land Art Generator Initiative (eds.) New energies: Land Art Generator Initiative, Copenhagen. London: Prestel [online], pages 2-5. Available from: https://landartgenerator.org/newsevents/?p=1216

The Land Art Generator Initiative asks artists and designers to work with renewable energy engineers to develop place-making proposals. Proposals to the Open Competitions are required to deliver mid-scale energy generation in the form of public art.... Read More about Working together..

Scottish artists bring nature into healthcare. (2014)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. 2014. Scottish artists bring nature into healthcare. Presented at the 2014 Global Alliance for Arts and Health conference, 9-12 April 2014, Houston, USA.

Scotland has a strong portfolio of arts and health projects including both public art installations within healthcare buildings and participatory programmes, in particular with people with long term conditions. This presentation will focus on public... Read More about Scottish artists bring nature into healthcare..

Practising equality? Issues for co-creative and participatory practices addressing social justice and equality. (2013)
Journal Article
HARRIS, P. and FREMANTLE, C. 2013. Practising equality? Issues for co-creative and participatory practices addressing social justice and equality. Participations: journal of audience and reception studies, 10(2), pages 183-200. Available from: https://www.participations.org/Volume%2010/Issue%202/11.pdf

Increasingly co-creativity and participation are considered central aspects of practices across art and design (including architecture) (Bishop, Bourriaud, Hope, Kester, Till). The discourse on Web 2.0 (Leadbeater, Shirky) addresses co-creativity and... Read More about Practising equality? Issues for co-creative and participatory practices addressing social justice and equality..