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Conquest of photography: a tale of abstraction versus the richness of images. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
HAMLYN, J. 2017. Conquest of photography: a tale of abstraction versus the richness of images. Presented at a symposium on contemporary photography, 27 October 2017, Regensburgh, Germany.

The aim of this presentation is to bring into relief the degree to which our language-centric view of the world obscures our understanding of photography and depiction more generally. Or, as Wittgenstein put it: 'Philosophy is the battle against the... Read More about Conquest of photography: a tale of abstraction versus the richness of images..

Networks of attribution: the cultural origins of meaning. (2016)
Journal Article
HAMLYN, J. 2016. Networks of attribution: the cultural origins of meaning. International journal of social, political and community agendas in the arts [online], 12(1), pages 23-28. Available from: http://ijaspc.cgpublish...roduct/pub.233/prod.119

Despite the fact that we commonly refer to artworks as 'meaningful' things, this is not to say that meaning is a property analogous to size or shape. If meaning is not a property, then it seems reasonable to suppose that it can only be a way of using... Read More about Networks of attribution: the cultural origins of meaning..

The truth about images. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
HAMLYN, J. 2016. The truth about images. Presented at the 7th International conference on the image, 1-2 September 2016, Liverpool, UK.

Many people believe that images-photographs in particular-are truth bearers; that they provide meaningful testimony and have what philosophers sometimes call factive, as opposed to fictive, status. We also commonly hear of how images are untrustworth... Read More about The truth about images..

How images actually work: settling a longstanding debate. (2016)
Journal Article
HAMLYN, J. 2016. How images actually work: settling a longstanding debate. International journal of the image [online], 7(1), pages 13-21. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1884...4-8560/CGP/v07i01/13-21

As a cultural innovation, image-making is perhaps one of our most enduring forms of new media. The many technical developments necessary for the production of convincing images have emerged over the last 40,000 years, yet there is still widespread di... Read More about How images actually work: settling a longstanding debate..

How images actually work: settling a longstanding debate. (2015)
Presentation / Conference
HAMLYN, J. 2015. How images actually work: settling a longstanding debate. Presented at the 6th International conference of the image: media materiality; towards critical economices of 'new' media, 29-30 October 2015, Berkeley, USA.

As a cultural innovation, image-making is perhaps one of our most enduring forms of new media. The many technical developments necessary for the production of convincing images have emerged over the last 40,000 years, yet there is still widespread di... Read More about How images actually work: settling a longstanding debate..

Networks of meaning and interpretation: the cultural origins of symbolisation. (2015)
Presentation / Conference
HAMLYN, J. 2015. Networks of meaning and interpretation: the cultural origins of symbolisation. Presented at the 10th International conference on the arts in society: the work of art in the age of networked society, 22-24 July 2015, London, UK.

Despite the fact that we commonly refer to artworks as 'meaningful' things, this is not to say that meaning is an objective property analogous to size or shape. If meaning is not a physical property then it follows that it can only be a way of using... Read More about Networks of meaning and interpretation: the cultural origins of symbolisation..

Networks of attribution: the cultural origins of meaning. (2015)
Presentation / Conference
HAMLYN, J. 2015. Networks of attribution: the cultural origins of meaning. Presented at the 10th International conference on the arts in society: the work of art in the age of networked society, 22-24 July 2015, London, UK.

Despite the fact that we commonly refer to artworks as 'meaningful' things, this is not to say that meaning is an objective property analogous to size or shape. If meaning is not a physical property, then it follows that it can only be a way of using... Read More about Networks of attribution: the cultural origins of meaning..

Ambient interaction and situational influence: case studies in public sites. (2015)
Journal Article
HER, J.-J. and HAMLYN, J. 2015. Ambient interaction and situational influence: case studies in public sites. Digital creativity [online], 26 (3-4), pages 245-262. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14626268.2015.1054038

An audience's direct physical intervention is widely believed to be instrumental in the field of interactive art. However, this long established expectation faces new challenges through the increasing accessibility of a growing diversity of interacti... Read More about Ambient interaction and situational influence: case studies in public sites..

Negotiation-as-active-knowing: an approach evolved from relational art practice. (2013)
Thesis
CHU, C.Y. 2013. Negotiation-as-active-knowing: an approach evolved from relational art practice. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This PhD research offers a new conception of negotiation that attempts to re-imagine the roles of and relationships between artist and participant-other in social art practice. Negotiation is implicit in art practice, and is often used without elucid... Read More about Negotiation-as-active-knowing: an approach evolved from relational art practice..

A generative framework for computer-based interactive art in mass transport systems. (2011)
Thesis
HER, J.-J. 2011. A generative framework for computer-based interactive art in mass transport systems. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Over the course of the past decade the MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) stations in Taiwan have become open air art galleries: with more prominent and frequent display of various artistic creations in stations, including interactive artworks. However, unlike... Read More about A generative framework for computer-based interactive art in mass transport systems..

Meaningful engagement: computer-based interactive media art in public space. (2010)
Conference Proceeding
HER, J.-J. and HAMLYN, J., 2010. Meaningful engagement: computer-based interactive media art in public space. In Huang, F. and Wang, R.-C. (eds.) Arts and Technology: revised selected papers from the proceedings of the 1st International conference on arts and technology (ArtsIT 2009), 24-25 September 2009, Yi-Lan, Taiwan. Lecture notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, 30. Berlin: Springer [online], pages 17-24. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-11577-6_3

Interactive technologies, including electronic devices are increasingly being utilized as a medium for artistic expression and have been placed in freely accessible public environments with mixed results. When audiences encounter computer-based inter... Read More about Meaningful engagement: computer-based interactive media art in public space..


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