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LAGI Glasgow. [Exhibition] (2016)
Exhibition / Performance
LAGI Glasgow. Exhibition held on 9 June - 29 July 2016, The Lighthouse, Glasgow.

LAGI Glasgow was an exhibition, held 9 June - 29 July 2016, The Lighthouse, Glasgow. It demonstrated the potential for artists, designers and architects to contribute to renewable energy infrastructure and integrate it into a place-making approach. T... Read More about LAGI Glasgow. [Exhibition].

Ethical design: a foundation for visual communication. (2016)
Thesis
BUWERT, P. 2016. Ethical design: a foundation for visual communication. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The central original contribution to knowledge proposed by this thesis is the setting forth of a conceptualisation of ethical theory specifically in relation to design, with a focus on visual communication design. Building on earlier work by design t... Read More about Ethical design: a foundation for visual communication..

How can a box become a garment. (2016)
Journal Article
HARDINGHAM, L.A. 2016. How can a box become a garment. International journal of fashion design, technology and education [online], 9(2), pages 97-105. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17543266.2016.1167254

This paper analyses the pedagogy connecting fashion students' understanding of pattern making and garment construction through the project 'how can a box become a garment', implemented as an alternative novel approach for students new to pattern cons... Read More about How can a box become a garment..

Practice-led research and improvisation in post modern culture. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
DOUGLAS, A. 2016. Practice-led research and improvisation in post modern culture. 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 lecture for the Crossing borders programme.

How images actually work: settling a longstanding debate. (2016)
Journal Article
HAMLYN, J. 2016. How images actually work: settling a longstanding debate. International journal of the image [online], 7(1), pages 13-21. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1884...4-8560/CGP/v07i01/13-21

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..

Walking in unquiet landscapes: layers of human settlements in the hills of Aberdeenshire. (2016)
Other
DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. 2016. Walking in unquiet landscapes: layers of human settlements in the hills of Aberdeenshire. Tate etc., 36, pages 94-95.

Other traditions run through depictions of the British landscape, below and beyond romantic idealisations. Here, Anne Douglas and Chris Fremantle trace the layers of human settlements in the hills of Aberdeenshire.

Inconsistency and contradiction: lessons in improvisation in the work of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. (2016)
Book Chapter
DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. 2016. Inconsistency and contradiction: lessons in improvisation in the work of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. In Brady, J. (ed.) Elemental: an arts and ecology reader. Manchester: Gaia Project Press.

The aim of this essay is to draw out the learning from the authors' analysis of the practice of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison, collectively known as 'the Harrisons'. The Harrisons are widely acknowledged as eminent ecological artists whose... Read More about Inconsistency and contradiction: lessons in improvisation in the work of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison..

The hope of something different. (2015)
Digital Artefact
FREMANTLE, C. 2015. The hope of something different. Posted on A restless art: thinking about community and participatory art [online]. 17 December 2015. Available from: https://arestlessart.co...of-something-different/

Participatory art is a rich and diverse practice. Much of its energy comes from the creative tensions between different theories and visions, as may be seen from some of the reaction to the Turner Prize jury's choice. But art is not only intellectual... Read More about The hope of something different..

Metaphors in design: how we think of design expertise. (2015)
Journal Article
GULARI, M.N. 2015. Metaphors in design: how we think of design expertise. Journal of research practice [online], 11(2), article M8. Available from: http://jrp.icaap.org/in...rp/article/view/485/423

The notions of design and design expertise are often argued about, but rarely agreed upon, by the design community. Cognitive linguists suggest that metaphors structure our perceptions and understanding, and affect the way we organize our ideas. Base... Read More about Metaphors in design: how we think of design expertise..

'Context is half the work': developing doctoral research through arts practice in culture. (2015)
Book Chapter
DOUGLAS, A. 2016. 'Context is half the work': developing doctoral research through arts practice in culture. In Cartiere, C. and Zebracki, M. (eds.) The everyday practice of public art: art, space and social inclusion. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 8. Available at: https://www.routledge.c...ki/p/book/9781138829213

In 2001-4, a small research team of post doctoral and doctoral artist researchers, working with five cultural partners drew together two apparently incommensurable issues: remote rural culture and contemporary art. The thrust of their questions was s... Read More about 'Context is half the work': developing doctoral research through arts practice in culture..

Second skin iterations: programmes and prototypes. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
STEED, J. and FAIRBURN, S. 2015. Second skin iterations: programmes and prototypes. In Britt, H., Morgan, L. and Walton, K. (eds.) Proceedings of Futurescan 3: intersecting identities, 11-12 November 2015, Glasgow, UK. Loughborough: FTC [online], pages 231-239. Available from: http://www.ftc-online.o...ublications/conference/

As an emerging area of research, blending science, technology, design: product, textiles and fashion, this paper speculates on ways to use 3D realisation and embedded technologies to address and enhance our ability to live well. There is clearly a si... Read More about Second skin iterations: programmes and prototypes..

Understanding experimentation as improvisation in arts research. (2015)
Journal Article
DOUGLAS, A. and GULARI, M.N. 2015. Understanding experimentation as improvisation in arts research. Qualitative research journal [online], 15(4), pages 392-403. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/QRJ-06-2015-0035

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to address the following questions: in what sense does experimentation as improvisation lead to methodological innovation? What are the implications of artistic experimentation as improvisation for education and... Read More about Understanding experimentation as improvisation in arts research..

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 economices 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..

Owning failure: insights into the perceptions and understandings of art educators. (2015)
Journal Article
FREMANTLE, C. and KEARNEY, G. 2015. Owning failure: insights into the perceptions and understandings of art educators. International journal of art and design education [online], 34(3), pages 309-318. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jade.12083

Failure forms an important dimension of art and design and is inherent in creative endeavours. This article explores current literature on failure in the art and design context and offers a contribution through qualitative research drawing upon inter... Read More about Owning failure: insights into the perceptions and understandings of art educators..

Variable geometry: contemporary art in Bosnia-Herzegovina. (2015)
Book Chapter
BLACKWOOD, J. 2015. Variable geometry: contemporary art in Bosnia-Herzegovina. In Lydic, L. and Westphal, B. The silence and the word in the aftermath of the Yugoslav wars. Limoges: PULIM, chapter 11.

The notion of 'conflict' in contemporary art in BiH is multi-faceted. The artistic processing of the catastrophic legacy of the 1992-95 war of ethnic aggression is still ongoing; internationally, the works of artists such as Sejla Kameri{acute}c, and... Read More about Variable geometry: contemporary art in Bosnia-Herzegovina..

Are design-led innovation approaches applicable to SMEs? (2015)
Conference Proceeding
GULARI, M.N. and FREMANTLE, C. 2015. Are design-led innovation approaches applicable to SMEs? In Bingham, G., Southee, D., McCardle, J., Kovacevic, A., Bohemia, E. and Parkinson, B. (eds.) Proceedings of the 17th International conference on engineering and product design eduction (E&PDE 2015): great expectations: design teaching, research and enterprise, 3-4 September 2015, Loughborough, UK. Glasgow: Design Society [online], pages 556-561. Available from: https://www.designsocie...S+APPLICABLE+TO+SMES%3F

This study analyses the design discourse and approaches in order to identify whether design-led innovation approaches are applicable to SMEs. It discusses the number of concepts that are widely used in design including design-driven innovation, desig... Read More about Are design-led innovation approaches applicable to SMEs?.

Making maps and exploring territory. (2015)
Book Chapter
DOUGLAS, A. and HOPE, M. 2015. Making maps and exploring territory. In Newling, J. The last islands. Banchory: Woodend Barn Publishing, pages 55-59.

This essay co-authored with Mark Hope, co-founder of the Barn, Banchory, forms a chapter in the book, The last islands published on the occasion on the opening of The Map Room of the Last Islands, new work by John Newling at Woodend Barn, Banchory, A... Read More about Making maps and exploring territory..

Conversational mapping: revaluing the social aspects of art. (2015)
Journal Article
GAUSDEN, C. and SMITH, H. 2015. Conversational mapping: revaluing the social aspects of art. Hyperrhiz: new media cultures [online], 12. Available from: https://doi.org/10.20415/hyp/012.cm03

This submission, part audio, part text continues a dialogue between artist Helen Smith and critical theorist Caroline Gausden delivered at the 2014 Mapping Culture Conference in Coimbra, which compared two distinct geographies through the lens of art... Read More about Conversational mapping: revaluing the social aspects of art..