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A funeral march for economic valuation. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. 2019. A funeral march for economic valuation. Presented at 2019 Valuing nature annual conference, 28-29 October 2019, London, UK.

This presentation will explore the various ways that we can think about ecosystems that are degraded or dying and how this relates to questions of economic valuation – what does it mean to attribute a monetary value to the Great Barrier Reef, apparen... Read More about A funeral march for economic valuation..

Disciplinarity and peripheries. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. 2019. Disciplinarity and peripheries. Presented at the 2nd Gray's research conference 2019: the periphery, 5 October 2019, Aberdeen, UK.

By analogy disciplines are a form of ‘centre’ and work across disciplines involves focusing on edges. Some people conceptualise disciplines to have ‘near’ and ‘far’ relations i.e. visual art is ‘near’ art history and ‘far’ from environmental modellin... Read More about Disciplinarity and peripheries..

Greenhouse Britain: losing ground, gaining wisdom (2006-09): case study. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. 2018. Greenhouse Britain: losing ground, gaining wisdom (2006-09): case study. Presented at 2018 Valuing nature annual conference, 13-14 November 2018, Cardiff, UK.

Greenhouse Britain: Losing Ground, Gaining Wisdom (2006-09) was a project resulting in a touring exhibition. It was created by the artists Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison (the Harrisons) and funded by DEFRA’s Climate Challenge Fund (£186,500... Read More about Greenhouse Britain: losing ground, gaining wisdom (2006-09): case study..

How big is here? (2018)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. 2018. How big is here? Space in the work of the Harrisons. Presented at the 2018 Gray's research conference: space and spatiality in creative practice, 5 October 2018, Aberdeen, UK.

In this article the author gives a brief exploration the work of 'the Harrisons', Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison who are pioneers of the ecoart movement. The article includes written text of the presentation as well as presentation slides.

Urgent enquiry: what do artists do? (2018)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. 2018. Urgent enquiry: what do artists do? Presented at a seminar of the An Urgent Enquiry residency commissioning programme, 22 March 2018, Wexford, Ireland.

Presentation given at 'Urgent Enquiry' Seminar, Wexford, Eire 22 March 2018, at the invitation of a group of Public Art Officers. The presentation provides examples of artists' practices, current and historical, and relates those to issues in ecosyst... Read More about Urgent enquiry: what do artists do?.

Transdisciplinarity and transformation. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. 2018. Transdisciplinarity and transformation. Presented at a workshop of the Future Earth Early Career Researchers Network of Networks, 22-24 January 2018, London, UK.

Participation, collaboration and transdisciplinarity are frequently used sometimes interchangeably. Basarab Nicolescu theorises transdisciplinarity as a way of addressing multiple levels of reality and Tim Ingold highlights the importance of experien... Read More about Transdisciplinarity and transformation..

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..

In conversation: is care in opposition to design? (2017)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. and MCHATTIE, L.-S. 2017. In conversation: is care in opposition to design? Presented at Does design care...? An international workshop of design thought and action, 12-13 September 2017, Lancaster, UK [online], pages 95-98. Available from: https://www.designresea...Design-Care-for-web.pdf

We need to challenge underpinning assumptions of design including 'Who does it?' 'What's it for?' and 'How do we learn to do it?' are brought into sharp focus by the question of care. Care might even be something conceived to be in opposition to desi... Read More about In conversation: is care in opposition to design?.

Leading cultures of transition through arts practice. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
DOUGLAS, A. 2016. Leading cultures of transition through arts practice. Keynote presented at the Art and ecology seminar, 28-30 November 2016, Valencia, Spain.

In this third keynote I want to rise a little to the surface while rising to the challenge that both speakers have offered the arts. All three presentations share in common the importance of the stories we tell ourselves. These stories influence and... Read More about Leading cultures of transition through arts practice..

The discourse of design for social innovation. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
BUGALI, H. and FAIRBURN, S. 2016. The discourse of design for social innovation. Presented at the 8th International social innovation research conference: social innovation in the 21st century; beyond welfare capitalism, 5-7 September 2016, Glasgow, UK.

Social innovation is an interdisciplinary area, where many professionals work collaboratively towards public good. In the last decade, design practitioners in the UK have shown increasing interest in social innovation projects and much of the existin... Read More about The discourse of design for social innovation..

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..

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 purpose of this presentation is to explain why Scotland provides a relevant and provocative context for the Land Art Generator Initiative - the reason behind the development of the LAGI Glasgow project.

What is it possible to know? (2016)
Presentation / Conference
DOUGLAS, A. 2016. What is it possible to know? Keynote presented at the Research practice practice research symposium; fine art research network, 15 July 2016, Lancaster, UK. Lancaster: National Association for Fine Art Education (NAFAE) [online]. Available from: http://www.nafae.org.uk...eynote_anne_douglas.pdf

In his 1978 movie Manhattan, Woody Allen's character, lying on a coach in his apartment after a break up of a relationship, records his thoughts on life: 'An idea for a short story about people in Manhattan who are constantly creating these neurotic... Read More about What is it possible to know?.

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.

PechaKucha presentation (twenty slides shown for twenty seconds each) discussing the work of the Land Art Generator Initiative and the LAGI Glasgow project.

Practice-led research and improvisation in post modern culture. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
DOUGLAS, A. 2016. Practice-led research and improvisation in post modern culture. Presented as part of the docARTES: crossing borders programme, 26 February 2016, Ghent, Belgium.

docARTES is an international inter-university doctoral programme for practice-based research in musical arts, designed for musician-researchers. This was an invited lecture for the Crossing borders programme.

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..

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'..

City as a spaceship. (2014)
Presentation / Conference
FAIRBURN, S., MOHANTY, S. and IMHOF, A.B. 2014. City as a spaceship. Presented at the 65th International astronautical congress (IAC), 29 September - 3 October 2014, Toronto, Canada.

While past visions of future cities were often inspired by space and exploration of the unknown, and thus based in science fiction, we propose future visions of the city based in science fact; that which is known and learned from our accumulated spac... Read More about City as a spaceship..


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