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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.

Spheres of practices for the co-design of wearables. (2016)
Journal Article
FAIRBURN, S., STEED, J. and COULTER, J. 2016. Spheres of practices for the co-design of wearables. Journal of textile design research and practice [online], 4(1), pages 85-109. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/20511787.2016.1255445

As expectations within the area of smart textiles increasingly become informed and driven by technological developments, the disciplinary boundaries and relationship between user and technological innovation will unavoidably transform. The authors ve... Read More about Spheres of practices for the co-design of wearables..

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..

In pursuit of the voices within social design discourse. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
BUGALI, H., FAIRBURN, S. and HALSALL, R. 2016. In pursuit of the voices within social design discourse. In Golchehr, S. (ed.) Proceedings of Training art and design researchers for participation in public space (TRADERS): mediations; art and design agency and participation in public space, 21-22 Nov 2016, London, UK. London: TRADERS [online], pages 163-173. Available from: http://tr-aders.eu/wp-c...ference-Proceedings.pdf

Design has expanded its scope towards social change and innovation - this is observed to a great extent in the UK in parallel with the 'Big Society', but is happening globally as well. The existing literature concentrates on practices, approaches and... Read More about In pursuit of the voices within social design discourse..

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..

Imaginarium: contemporary video art from Macedonia. [Exhibition] (2016)
Exhibition / Performance
Imaginarium: contemporary video art from Macedonia. Exhibition held on 4-18 November 2016, Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen.

Video art in the Republic of Macedonia began to be made in second half of the 1980s. In this late period of the former Yugoslavia, video was experimental in nature and came about largely through collaboration with state television. In these years, vi... Read More about Imaginarium: contemporary video art from Macedonia. [Exhibition].

What poetry does best: the Harrisons' poetics of being and acting in the world. (2016)
Book Chapter
DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. 2016. What poetry does best: the Harrisons' poetics of being and acting in the world. In Harrison, H.M. and Harrison, N. (eds.) The time of the force majeure: after 45 years counterforce is on the horizon. Grantham: Prestel.

Simply paying attention guarantees the transformation from a nature supposedly asleep to the work that displays nature's strange vitality. Art is what attention makes with nature. This observation by Michel De Certeau, noted French philosopher of the... Read More about What poetry does best: the Harrisons' poetics of being and acting in the world..

Social art practices as feminist manifestos: radical hospitality in the archive. (2016)
Thesis
GAUSDEN, C. 2016. Social art practices as feminist manifestos: radical hospitality in the archive. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The research presents a practice-based examination of the politics and poetics of the manifesto form, drawing on feminist theoretical writing and activism alongside contemporary iterations of socially engaged art. It offers feminist manifestos as a l... Read More about Social art practices as feminist manifestos: radical hospitality in the archive..

Crossing over, into and back: design disciplines and identities. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
FAIRBURN, S., HEELEY, R. and PENGELLY, J. 2016. Crossing over, into and back: design disciplines and identities. In Proceedings of the 18th International conference on engineering and product design education (E&PDE16): design education; collaboration and cross-disciplinarity, 8-9 September 2016, Aalborg, Denmark. Glasgow: The Design Society/Institution of Engineering Designers [online], pages 590-595. Available from: https://www.designsocie...ciplines_and_identities

Increasingly design education is taking place within a Krauss-ion 'expanded field' of cross disciplinary practice. This explorative nature of design, when set against notions of traditional disciplines, will ask graduates to participate with certaint... Read More about Crossing over, into and back: design disciplines and identities..

Hand knitting in a digital era. (2016)
Book Chapter
STEED, J. 2016. Hand knitting in a digital era. In Nimkulrat, N., Kane, F. and Walton, K. (eds.) Crafting textiles in the digital age. London: Bloomsbury [online]. Available from: http://www.bloomsbury.c...ital-age-9781474286206/

This chapter seeks to develop an argument for a more nuanced language in our critical understanding of the cultural and contextual significance of hand knitting within contemporary craft practice, towards developing a clearer articulation of the intr... Read More about Hand knitting in a digital era..

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..


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