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Lockdown in post-Brexit Britain: how did it feel for EU citizens? (2022)
Presentation / Conference
RUGGERONE, L. and HACKETT, C. 2022. Lockdown in post-Brexit Britain: how did it feel for EU citizens? Presented at the EU Nationals Study webinar on living in post-Brexit Britain during the pandemic, 13 June 2022, [virtual event].

This study (https://www.eunationalsstudy.com) examines the effects of the Coronavirus epidemic and Brexit on the emotional wellbeing of middle-aged European citizens who have transnational caring responsibilities in the UK and in Europe. This qualita... Read More about Lockdown in post-Brexit Britain: how did it feel for EU citizens?.

Thinking with the Harrisons: what does now demand? [Presentation] (2022)
Presentation / Conference
DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. 2022. Thinking with the Harrisons: what does now demand? Presented at Listening to the web of life, 17-18 March 2022, San Diego, USA. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1629026

How can we learn to think ecologically when our technological, social, aesthetic and political systems are built on the primacy of human rationality? Helen Mayer Harrison (1927-2018) and Newton Harrison's (b. 1932) practice as artists borrows from th... Read More about Thinking with the Harrisons: what does now demand? [Presentation].

A funeral march for economic valuation. (2019)
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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..

Strengthening student engagement: evaluating the role of the digital skills agenda in higher education. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
LAWANI, A., SINGH, A., MCNEIL, A., DURACK, B. and KALUTARAGE, H. 2019. Strengthening student engagement: evaluating the role of the digital skills agenda in higher education. Presented at the 2019 Department for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and Access (DELTA) learning and teaching conference (LTC 2019): learning without borders, 2 May 2019, Aberdeen, UK.

Digital technology can contribute to all three areas of the TEF: teaching quality; learning environment; and student outcomes (Davies S, Mullan and Feldman 2017). Digital skills are helpful in designing enhanced and effective learning activities (Cop... Read More about Strengthening student engagement: evaluating the role of the digital skills agenda in higher education..

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

Presentation given at the invitation of a group of Public Art Officers, as an "Urgent Enquiry" seminar held on the 22nd March 2018 in Wexford (Ireland). The presentation provides examples of artists' practices, current and historical, and relates tho... Read More about Urgent enquiry: what do artists do?.

Transdisciplinarity and transformation. (2018)
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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..

Still life and the act of looking. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
GILMOUR, L. 2017. Still life and the act of looking. Presented at the 2017 Celebrating the achievements of Albert Morrocco symposium, 14 December 2017, Aberdeen, UK. Hosted on Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society [online]. Available from: http://www.med-chi.co.uk/news/current-programme/event/127-heritage/

14th December 2017 was the 100th anniversary of the birth in Aberdeen of the celebrated artist Alberto Morrocco. This is also the anniversary of the foundation of the Medico-Chirurgical Society. The Heritage Group arranged the Heritage Symposium on 1... Read More about Still life and the act of looking..

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.designresearchforchange.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Does-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)
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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)
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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 Land Art Generator Initiative project in Glasgow is inspired by four key factors: Scottish Government’s ambitious targets for renewable energy; the Scottish environment’s multiple significant opportunities for renewables; the interaction between... Read More about Work as if you live in the early days of a better nation: experiments in poetics and justice..

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: Fine Art Research Network symposium, 15 July 2016, Lancaster, UK [online]. Available from: http://www.nafae.org.uk/sites/default/files/papers/research_practice_keynote_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 [online]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8K66ReflbM

The Land Art Generator Initiative brings together interdisciplinary teams to develop place-making using renewable energy technologies. LAGI builds on the history of energy infrastructure design: city centre power stations have been repurposed as art... Read More about Land Art Generator Initiative: art and energy..

Practice-led research and improvisation in post modern culture. (2016)
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DOUGLAS, A. 2016. Practice-led research and improvisation in post modern culture. Orpheus lecture 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 Orpheus lecture for the Crossing Borders programme in 2016.

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 economies 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..