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Plant matter: 'A play of forces'; after translating entropy. (2017)
Book Chapter
CLARKE, J. 2017. Plant matter: 'A play of forces'; after translating entropy. In Harkness, R. (ed.) An unfinished compendium of materials. Aberdeen: University of Aberdeen [online], pages 85-88. Available from: https://knowingfromthei...rg/files/unfinished.pdf

This work explores ideas of excess and entropy, working with ikebana arrangements of plant matter at different stages of freshness and decay, partly in order to explore the related ideas of photosynthesis - essentially the ordering of disordered matt... Read More about Plant matter: 'A play of forces'; after translating entropy..

Japan blues: ao, ai, midori, aizome, ao-ja-shin. (2017)
Book Chapter
CLARKE, J. 2017. Japan blues: ao, ai, midori, aizome, ao-ja-shin. In Harkness, R. (ed.) An unfinished compendium of materials. Aberdeen: University of Aberdeen [online], pages 85-88. Available from: https://knowingfromthei...rg/files/unfinished.pdf

These impressions of blue have come from reflecting on visitors responses to my use of the colour blue during a residency in Japan that focused on making and exhibiting 24 24-hour cyanotype photograms. The exhibition was arranged as an act of remembr... Read More about Japan blues: ao, ai, midori, aizome, ao-ja-shin..

交流 kōryū. (2017)
Book
CLARKE, J., HANAHUSA, R., LAI, I.-C., LUCAS, R., LYNCH, H., MILLER, M., SUGITA, Y., TAKAHUSHI, M. and VIONNET, C. 2017. 交流 kōryū. Aberdeen: University of Aberdeen [online]. Available from: https://knowingfromtheinside.org/files/koryu.pdf

The title I have given this book, 交流kōryū, is a Japanese word that can be broadly translated into English as ‘exchange(s)’. Its meanings correspond to the breadth of meaning ‘exchange’ offers in English, including acts of giving and receiving (ofte... Read More about 交流 kōryū..

Improvisation as experimentation in everyday life and beyond. (2017)
Book Chapter
DOUGLAS, A. and COESSENS, K. 2017. Improvisation as experimentation in everyday life and beyond. In Coessens, K. (ed.) Experimental encounters in music and beyond. Leuven: Leuven University Press [online], pages 159-176. Available from: http://lup.be/products/107961

In this chapter we analyse two interrelated projects across the fields of visual art and music, philosophy and anthropology. Calendar Variations (2010-11) is a visual activity initiated by Anne Douglas, visual artist and researcher. A Day in My Life... Read More about Improvisation as experimentation in everyday life and beyond..

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..

Captured state: new art from Macedonia. [Exhibition] (2017)
Exhibition / Performance
Captured state: new art from Macedonia. Exhibition held on 7 October - 30 November 2017, Summerhall, Edinburgh.

An exhibition of Macedonia artists Ephemerki (Jasna Dimitrovska and Dragana Zarevska), Verica Kovacevska, OPA (Slobadanka Stevceska and Denis Saraginovski), Igor Toshevski and Bojan Ivanov, curated by Jon Blackwood.

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?.

Rethinking water: a CAAS (city as a spaceship) design approach. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
FAIRBURN, S., IMHOF, B. and MOHANTY, S. 2017. Rethinking water: a CAAS (city as a spaceship) design approach. In Di Lucchio, L., Imbesi, L. and Atkinson, P. (eds.) Design for next: proceedings of the 12th European Academy of Design conference, 12-14 April 2017, Sapienza, Italy. Design journal [online], 20(Supplement 1), pages S1904-S1915. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352708

Water is ubiquitous and essential, yet we struggle to understand it from a systems perspective. Water is a terrestrial closed-loop system involving individuals, communities, cities and geographies, and as such, might it serve as a metaphor for sustai... Read More about Rethinking water: a CAAS (city as a spaceship) design approach..

Space4Inspiration: survival lab: designing countermeasures for natural disasters. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
DOMINONI, A., QUAQUARO, B. and FAIRBURN, S. 2017. Space4Inspiration: survival lab: designing countermeasures for natural disasters. In Di Lucchio, L., Imbesi, L. and Atkinson, P. (eds.) Design for next: proceedings of the 12th European Academy of Design conference, 12-14 April 2017, Sapienza, Italy. Design journal [online], 20(Supplement 1), pages S1927-S1937. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352710

The advances made for spaceflight have influenced almost every aspect of modern life on Earth through spin-off technologies. Looking at the space environmental context and crew dynamics, we can gain insight and inspiration into how to manage stressfu... Read More about Space4Inspiration: survival lab: designing countermeasures for natural disasters..

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?.

The making of modern Scottish craft: revival and invention in 1970s Scotland. (2017)
Thesis
PEACH, A. 2017. The making of modern Scottish craft: revival and invention in 1970s Scotland. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The 1970s were a period of renaissance for the crafts in Britain, often referred to as a craft revival. The creation of national organisations and infrastructures to support craft, and define its identity, played a crucial role in this. The received... Read More about The making of modern Scottish craft: revival and invention in 1970s Scotland..

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

Art and design developed for hospitals and other health care settings is frequently required to be low or no maintenance. Can the requirement for no maintenance be understood as a creative problem (rather than a technical one) and therefore provoke a... Read More about No maintenance: a provocation for art and design in health care settings..

Archipelago: new work by three Scottish artists. [Exhibition] (2017)
Exhibition / Performance
Archipelago: new work by three Scottish artists. Exhibition held on 21 January - 17 March 2017, Summerhall, Edinburgh.

An exhibition of contemporary art by David Blyth, Alan Grieve and Derrick Guild, curated by Jon Blackwood.


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