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  • Adjusting sensibilities: researching artistic value 'on the edge'. 

    Douglas, Anne; Delday, Heather (University of Barcelona http://www.ub.edu/5ead/PDF/3/DouglasDelday.pdf, 2003-04)
    DOUGLAS, A. and DELDAY, H., 2003. Adjusting sensibilities: researching artistic value ‘on the edge’. Techne: Design Wisdom. Proceedings of the 5th European Academy of Design Conference. 28-30 April 2003. Barcelona: University of Barcelona.
    An understanding of the relationship between systems of production and systems of value in the visual arts is essential to the production of new sustainable approaches to creativity. Contexts for working situated ‘on ...
  • Aesthetics and ethics of working in public art: Seminar 1, a summary of the discussion. 

    Douglas, Anne (Robert Gordon University. http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/, 2007)
    DOUGLAS, A., 2007. Aesthetics and ethics of working in public art: Seminar 1, a summary of the discussion. In: Working in Public Seminar series: Art, Practice and Policy. 2007. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    The hunch behind Working in Public is that art now exists in the public sphere in unprecedented ways. Working in Public aims therefore to open up greater uncertainty in what we think art is and to provoke more thoughtful ...
  • Altering a fixed identity: thinking through improvisation. 

    Douglas, Anne (University of Guelph http://www.criticalimprov.com/article/view/2122, 2012)
    DOUGLAS, A., 2012. Altering a fixed identity: thinking through improvisation. Critical Studies in Improvisation. [online] 8 (2). Available from: http://www.criticalimprov.com/issue/view/158 [Accessed 18 August 2014]
    "Replacing artist with player as if adopting an alias is a way of altering a fixed identity. And a changed identity is a principle of mobility, of going from one place to another…" (Kaprow, Essays on the Blurring of Art ...
  • The artist as leader: research report. 

    Douglas, Anne; Fremantle, Chris; Performing Arts Labs; Cultural Enterprise Office; Scottish Leadership Foundation (Robert Gordon University http://www2.rgu.ac.uk/subj/ats/ontheedge2/artistasleader/ArtistAsLeader.pdf, 2009)
    DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C.; with Performing Arts Labs, Cultural Enterprise Office, Scottish Leadership Foundation, 2009. The artist as leader: research report. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
  • Artist as navigator: understanding how the social qualities of art influence organizational change; a methodology for art as a social practice. 

    Smith, Helen (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2015-07)
    • What insights can art reveal in the context of organizational change? • How do artistic practices influence the way communities address change? • In what ways can an individual artistic practice concerned with the role ...
  • The artistic turn: a manifesto. 

    Coessens, Kathleen; Crispin, Darla; Douglas, Anne (Leuven University Press., 2009-09)
    COESSENS, K., CRISPIN, D. and DOUGLAS, A., 2009. The artistic turn: a manifesto. Leuven: Leuven University Press.
    Despite innovative developments in research in-and-through the arts in the past decade, the emergent field of artistic research remains controversial, and is accepted with varying degrees of enthusiasm in academic institutions. ...
  • Curating as practice and profession: an exploration and definition of a contemporary independent curator. 

    Irving, Iain (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2013-06)
    (Research Aim) This research sets out to explore and define a Contemporary Independent Curator and his/her practice. This type and method of curating activity occurs in a cultural context by ...
  • Developing a research procedures programme for artists & designers. 

    Gray, Carole; Douglas, Anne; Leake, Irene; Malins, Julian Paul (The Centre for Research in Art & Design, Gray's School of Art, Robert Gordon University., 1995)
    GRAY, C., DOUGLAS, A., LEAKE, I., MALINS, J., 1995. Developing a research procedures programme for artists & designers. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    This paper builds on our earlier research concerned with describing a contextual framework for the development of ‘artistic research procedures’1, 2, and attempts to move forward from this somewhat philosophical stage ...
  • The development of strategies for interdisciplinary collaboration from within the visual arts. 

    Scopa, Karen (The Robert Gordon University The Centre for Research in Art and Design, Gray's School of Art, 2003-07)
    The current cultural climate is stimulating an increasing interest in, and need for, collaboration throughout many fields of practice. Collaborative methods of art production are evident across a range of contemporary ...
  • The discourse of cultural leadership. 

    Price, Jonathan (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Design and Technology. Gray's School of Art., 2016-02)
    Cultural leadership has been a key concept in cultural policy and training since 2002. Most closely associated with the UK’s Clore Leadership Programme, it has been developed through various courses and initiatives ...
  • Drawing and the score. 

    Douglas, Anne (Leuven University Press, 2013-10)
    DOUGLAS, A., 2013. Drawing and the score. In: P. DE ASSIS, W. BROOKS and K. COESSENS, eds. Sound and Score: Essays on Sound, Score and Notation. Leuven: Leuven University Press. Pp. 206-217.
  • Ecology and environmental art in public place: talking tree: won't you take a minute and listen to the plight of nature? 

    Collins, Reiko Goto (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2012-02)
    My research started with a question: Is it possible to create change if we understand life is interdependent and interrelated with nature in our environment? I researched this question from the perspective of a practising ...
  • Experiential knowledge and improvisation: variations on movement, motion, emotion. 

    Douglas, Anne; Coessens, Kathleen (Intellect. http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/adch.10.2.179_1, 2012-10)
    DOUGLAS, A. and COESSENS, K., 2012. Experiential knowledge and improvisation: variations on movement, motion, emotion. Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education, 10 (2), pp. 179-198.
    In this paper we position improvisation as a way of knowing that is experiential, pivotal to the body’s movement and growth in the world. Improvisation allows us to manage the constraints and freedoms of a world rich in ...
  • A generative framework for computer-based interactive art in mass transport systems. 

    Her, Jiun-Jhy (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2011-10)
    Over the course of the past decade the MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) stations in Taiwan have become open air art galleries: with more prominent and frequent display of various artistic creations in stations, including interactive ...
  • Improvisation and embodied knowledge: three artistic projects between life, art and research. 

    Douglas, Anne; Coessens, Kathleen (Malmő Academy of Music, Lund University, 2013-12-31)
    DOUGLAS, A. and COESSENS, K. 2013. Improvisation and embodied knowledge: three artistic projects between life, art and research. In Frisk, H. and Östersjö, S. (eds.) (Re)thinking improvisation: artistic explorations and conceptual writing. Malmö: Malmö Academy of Music, Lund University, pages 29-41.
    In life there exists no script. The primacy of experience in the form of 'trying out' or improvisation, a moving from an indefinable and undifferentiated state to feeling our way by creating a direction. In art, improvisation ...
  • Inconsistency and contradiction: lessons in improvisation in the work of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. 

    Fremantle, Chris; Douglas, Anne (Gaia Project Press, 2016-01-01)
    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 ...
  • Movement and moment: in-between discreteness and continuity. 

    Douglas, Anne; Coessens, Kathleen (Edinburgh University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/soma.2014.0117, 2014-03)
    DOUGLAS, A. and COESSENS, K., 2014. Movement and moment: in-between discreteness and continuity. Somatechnics, 4 (1), pp. 149-167.
    This paper explores a paradox. We breathe in, and then out. We walk by making paces, alternating left and right feet. Walking and breathing are made up of discrete intervals of space and time, involuntary actions of the ...
  • Negotiation-as-active-knowing: an approach evolved from relational practice. 

    Chu, Chu Yuan (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2013-06)
    This PhD research offers a new conception of negotiation that attempts to re-imagine the roles of and relationships between artist and participant-other in social art practice. Negotiation is implicit in art practice, ...
  • On the Edge: an exploration of the visual arts in remote rural contexts of Northern Scotland. 

    Douglas, Anne (Intellect Books, 2005-02)
    DOUGLAS, A., 2005. On the Edge: an exploration of the visual arts in remote rural contexts of Northern Scotland. In: M. MILES and T. HALL, eds. Interventions: Art in the Public Sphere. Bristol: Intellect Books. Pp. 89-106.
  • Quality and imperfection: Seminar 3, summary and reflection. 

    Douglas, Anne (Robert Gordon University. http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/, 2007)
    DOUGLAS, A., 2007. Quality and imperfection: Seminar 3, summary and reflection. In: Working in Public Seminar series: Art, Practice and Policy. 2007. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    In embarking on Working in Public, we started out with an implicit assumption that criteria for judging quality in art in the gallery and museum were widely understood and broadly agreed, whereas quality of art in the ...