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From of, to with, to and? Anti-disciplinary exhibition making with art and anthropology. (2019)
Book Chapter
CLARKE, J. 2020. From of, to with, to and? Anti-disciplinary exhibition making with art and anthropology. In Sansi, R. (ed.) The anthropologist as curator. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 8, pages 133-146. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003086819-8

As lines between 'social practice' in art and social research blur, anthropologists are increasingly taking on curatorial roles in contemporary art settings and/or employing artistic methodologies in exhibition-making. This chapter explores some dyna... Read More about From of, to with, to and? Anti-disciplinary exhibition making with art and anthropology..

An empirically grey area. (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
CHALMERS, P. 2019. An empirically grey area. Solo exhibition, 16 November - 8 December 2019, Look Again Project Space, Aberdeen.

How can we approach making in the face of a threat from meaninglessness? Beyond a question of whether one should be making at all, Peter's work is centred around a question of what and how to make, and whether the act of making can in itself create m... Read More about An empirically grey area..

Valuing arts and arts research. (2019)
Report
SARATSI, E., ACOTT, T., ALLINSON, E., EDWARDS, D., FREMANTLE, C. and FISH, R. 2019. Valuing arts and arts research. Valuing nature paper, 22. UK: Valuing Nature [online]. Available from: https://valuing-nature....-arts-and-arts-research

Arts have a significant impact on the way we understand the world. It is widely accepted that arts are able to inspire people and direct attention to things that really matter; they help not only to understand how the material world affects us, but a... Read More about Valuing arts and arts research..

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..

Edward Allington: things unsaid. (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Edward Allington: things unsaid. Exhibition held on 25 October 2019 - 23 February 2020, Henry Moore Institute and the Upper Sculpture Study Gallery at Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds.

Seeking new ways of 'moving and matching the complexity of the world', Edward Allington (1951-2017) was part of a generation of artists responding to changing aesthetic, social and cultural values at the end of the 1970s. A sculptor, writer and educa... Read More about Edward Allington: things unsaid..

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..

Notes on a periphery. (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Notes on a periphery. Exhibition held 4-18 October 2019, Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen.

An exhibition of recent photography and video work by four artists: Anne Campbell, Sapphire Goss, Lottie Davies and Eugene Schlumberger. Whilst peripheral regions have loomed large in traditional histories of art made in the British group of nations,... Read More about Notes on a periphery..

The art of life adapting: drawing and healing. (2019)
Journal Article
FREMANTLE, C. 2020. The art of life adapting: drawing and healing. Leonardo [online], 53(1), pages 83-84. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1162/leon_a_01833

The author, a practice-led researcher and cultural producer, draws on his own experience of cancer treatment and his use of art as a way to make aspects visible. He relates this to the larger intersubjective and social questions of cancer as an overw... Read More about The art of life adapting: drawing and healing..

On women's video art in the context of Yugoslavia, 1969-1991. (2019)
Book Chapter
BLACKWOOD, J. 2019. On women's video art in the context of Yugoslavia, 1969-1991. In Leuzzi, L., Shemilt, E. and Partridge, S. (eds.) EWVA: European women's video art in the 70s and 80s. East Barnet: John Libbey Publishing.

Written from our vantage point, the categories of ‘Yugoslavia’ and ‘video art’ are historical. Having grown up in the 1980s with video art as the most contemporary of the new art practices, and with Yugoslavia seemingly a permanent fixture on the map... Read More about On women's video art in the context of Yugoslavia, 1969-1991..

Ever after [Exhibition] (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Ever after. Exhibition held 24 July - 24 August 2019, The Scottish Gallery [online], Edinburgh. Available from: https://issuu.com/scott...errick_guild_ever_after

An exhibition, held at the Scottish Gallery for The Edinburgh Festival 2019. In Ever After the artist has looked at the most traditional of Joshua Reynold’s orders: portraiture and forced us to interrogate how we look and so what we learn. He takes... Read More about Ever after [Exhibition].

In between states. [Exhibition] (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
In between states. Exhibition held on 6 June - 6 July 2019, The W OR M, 2019 Look Again Festival, Aberdeen.

An exhibition of contemporary artists, three from North Macedonia, Ana Jovanovska, Ana Lazarenvsk and Ivana Sidzimovska and two from Scotland, Jack Handscome and Izzy Thomson and curated by Jon Blackwood. The exhibition took place in Peacock Visual A... Read More about In between states. [Exhibition].

Porosity and protection. (2019)
Digital Artefact
CLARKE, J. 2019. Porosity and protection. Posted on Fieldsights, blog of the Society for Cultural Anthropology. Editors' forum: theorizing the contemporary [online], 25 April 2019. Available from: https://culanth.org/fie...porosity-and-protection

The author first saw traces of destruction in the spring of 2014, when driving, with an art therapist friend, towards a coastal village north of the "difficult to return zone", near the Fukushima Diichi nuclear power plant. Known in Japan as 3.11, th... Read More about Porosity and protection..

Artists practising well. (2019)
Report
NAISMITH, N. 2019. Artists practising well. [Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University]

There is growing reliable research evidence which supports the claim that the arts are positive for our health and wellbeing. Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing, - the Report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Arts Health and W... Read More about Artists practising well..

How big is there? How long is now? Readings from selected texts by Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. Performed on 30 March 2019, UNFIX festival, Glasgow. (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
How big is there? How long is now? Readings from selected texts by Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. Performed 30 March 2019, UNFIX festival, Glasgow.

Readings from selected poetic texts by Helen Mayer Harrison (1927-2018) and Newton Harrison (b. 1932), known as 'the Harrisons,' at UNFIX Festival Glasgow on 30 March 2019. Chris Fremantle and Anne Douglas read six excerpts selected to highlight the... Read More about How big is there? How long is now? Readings from selected texts by Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. Performed on 30 March 2019, UNFIX festival, Glasgow..

Duplex 100m2 and contemporary art in Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2004-2018. (2019)
Book
BLACKWOOD, J. (ed.) 2019. Duplex 100m2 and contemporary art in Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2004-2018. Sarajevo: Editions Riveneuve.

This book is a history of contemporary art in Bosnia-Herzegovina, through exhibitions from 2004 - 2018 in three galleries, Galerija 10m2, Duplex 10m2 and Duplex 100m2.

On utopian realism: the art of Mladen Miljanović. (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
BLACKWOOD, J. 2019. On utopian realism: the art of Mladen Miljanović. Essay produced to accompany the exhibition: 'Mladen Miljanović: Utopian Realism', 8 February - 14 March 2019, Peacock Visual Arts [online], Aberdeen. Available from: https://peacockvisualar...anovic-utopian-realism/

This essay accompanies the first solo exhibition in Scotland by Mladen Miljanovic, a post-conceptual video and performance artist based in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The exhibition can be read, in one way, as a mini-retrospective; starting w... Read More about On utopian realism: the art of Mladen Miljanović..

The Lancaster care charter. (2019)
Journal Article
RODGERS, P., INNELLA, G., BREMNER, C., COXON, I., BROADLEY, C., CADAMUNRO, A., CARLEKLEV, S., CHAN, K., DILNOT, C., FATHERS, J., FENNELL, J., FREMANTLE, C., FRENCH, T., HENRIQUES, D., JONES, P.L., KETTLEY, R., KETTLEY, S., KHAN, M., LOGGE, K., ARCHER-MARTIN, J., MCHATTIE, J.-S., PULLEY, R., SHAHAR, D., TEAL, G., TEWARI, S., TREADAWAY, C., TSEKLEVES, E., VALADKESHYAEI, H.M., VENTURA, J., WATT, T.A., WILTSE, H. and WINTON, E. 2019. The Lancaster care charter. Design issues [online], 35(1), pages 73-77. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1162/desi_a_00522

In the fall of 1991 the Munich Design Charter was published in Design Issues. This charter was written as a design-led “call to arms” on the future nations and boundaries of Europe. The signatories of the Munich Design Charter saw the problem of Euro... Read More about The Lancaster care charter..


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