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Evaluating the effectiveness of design support for small and medium sized enterprises in Scotland. (2014)
Thesis
GULARI, M.N. 2014. Evaluating the effectiveness of design support for small and medium sized enterprises in Scotland. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the engine of economic growth and job creation. Governments have devoted considerable resources to increase their competitiveness in the market. Several design support programmes (DSPs) have emerged from... Read More about Evaluating the effectiveness of design support for small and medium sized enterprises in Scotland..

Ill wind. (2014)
Physical Artefact
HENDERSON, D. 2014. Ill wind. [Watercolour].

This watercolour is a response to the changing weather patterns experienced by Aberdeen in recent years, with storm force winds causing havoc. David Henderson is the recipient of this year's David Gluck Memorial Award for this work, which was exhibit... Read More about Ill wind..

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..

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, pages 2-5.

Why is 'working together' so vital right now? It is at the heart of ecoart practices and at the heart of the Land Art Generator Initiative. It is one of the features that distinguish these practices and programs. LAGI asks architects, designers, and... Read More about Working together..

Why drawing, now? (2014)
Journal Article
DOUGLAS, A., RAVETZ, A., GENEVER, K. and SIEBERS, J. 2014. Why drawing, now? Journal of arts and communities [online], 6(2-3), pages 119-131. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1386/jaac.6.2-3.119_1

This article takes the question 'why drawing, now?' as a speculative way to enter the debate on the relationship of art to different understandings of community. Drawing offers a paradox around the place of art in society. Drawing can be thought abou... Read More about Why drawing, now?.

Does the world draw? (2014)
Presentation / Conference
RAVETZ, A. and DOUGLAS, A. 2014. Does the world draw? Presented at the Tallin workshop, 1st August 2014, as part of the 13th European Association of Social Anthropologists biennial conference of collaboration intemacy and revolution (EASA 2014): innovation and continuity in an interconnected world, 31st July-3rd August 2014, Tallinn, Estonia.

Drawing can be explained in at least two ways: exemplifying trace, an inherent capacity or collection of characteristics in an individual (Nancy 2013) e.g. Rembrandt's drawing versus Van Gogh's drawing, the drawing of a particular thing in the world... Read More about Does the world draw?.

Your thought will find the contours. (2014)
Presentation / Conference
DOUGLAS, A. and RAVETZ, A. 2014. Your thought will find the contours. Presented at Sewing lines, growing surfaces, breathing atmospheres: towards an ontogeny of things workshop, 2-3 July 2014, Weimar, Germany.

Our aim in this presentation is to report on research we have been doing around drawing and filming. As associates of Knowing from Inside, we are interested in discovering in what sense drawing and filming can be considered experiential ways of 'know... Read More about Your thought will find the contours..

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..

Encounter in art. (2014)
Presentation / Conference
DOUGLAS, A. 2014. Encounter in art. Presented at 2014 Art and encounter seminar: beyond audience develpment; why do artists engage publics in participation?, 14-30 March 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

This presentation explores how 'encounter' is different from 'event' and making this differentiation has important implications on how we imagine the relationship of art to audience. The author introduces some theoretical foundations to the notion of... Read More about Encounter in art..

Leading through art: exploring action and improvisation. (2014)
Presentation / Conference
DOUGLAS, A. 2014. Leading through art: exploring action and improvisation. Keynote presentation at the Macgeorge fellowship, Centre for creative partnerships, 4 March 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

A keynote such as this raises the expectations of a new beginning to a discourse, of presenting another way of thinking about a shared set of issues. The process of arriving at the focus of the keynote has been collaborative and discursive through a... Read More about Leading through art: exploring action and improvisation..

Movement and moment: in-between discreteness and continuity. (2014)
Journal Article
DOUGLAS, A. and COESSENS, K. 2014. Movement and moment: in-between discreteness and continuity. Somatechnics [online], 4(1), pages 149-167. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/soma.2014.0117

This paper explores a paradox. We breathe in, and then out. We walk by making paces, alternating left and right feet. Walking and breathing are made up of discrete intervals of space and time, involuntary actions of the living body, sustaining contin... Read More about Movement and moment: in-between discreteness and continuity..

An examination of the physical and temporal parameters of post-physical printmaking practice: exploring new modes of collaboration, distribution and consumption resulting from digital processes and networked participation. (2014)
Thesis
THOMPSON, P. 2014. An examination of the physical and temporal parameters of post-physical printmaking practice: exploring new modes of collaboration, distribution and consumption resulting from digital processes and networked participation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research was initiated by questions raised from the researchers professional activities in fine art printmaking and examines, through contextualised artistic practice and critical enquiry, redefinitions in the physical and temporal parameters of... Read More about An examination of the physical and temporal parameters of post-physical printmaking practice: exploring new modes of collaboration, distribution and consumption resulting from digital processes and networked participation..


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