Recent Submissions

  • Understanding experimentation as improvisation in arts research. 

    Douglas, Anne; Gulari, Melehat Nil (Emerald https://dx.doi.org/10.1108/QRJ-06-2015-0035, 2015-12-01)
    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://dx.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 ...
  • How can a box become a garment. 

    Hardingham, Laura A. (Taylor and Francis https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17543266.2016.1167254, 2016-03-30)
    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://dx.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 ...
  • Conversational mapping: revaluing the social aspects of art. 

    Gausden, Caroline; Smith, Helen (Hyperrhiz http://hyperrhiz.io/hyperrhiz12/conversing-with-maps/3-gausden-smith-conversational-mapping.html, 2015-08)
    GAUSDEN, C. and SMITH, H. 2015. Conversational mapping: revaluing the social aspects of art. Hyperrhiz: new media cultures [online], 12. Available from: http://hyperrhiz.io/hyperrhiz12/conversing-with-maps/3-gausden-smith-conversational-mapping.html
    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 ...
  • Metaphors in design: how we think of design expertise. 

    Gulari, Melehat Nil (Athabasca University Press http://jrp.icaap.org/index.php/jrp/article/view/485/423, 2015-12)
    GULARI, M.N., 2015. Metaphors in design: How we think of design expertise. Journal of Research Practice, Vol. 11 (2), Article M8.
    GULARI, M.N., 2015. Metaphors in design: How we think of design expertise. Journal of Research Practice, Vol. 11 (2), Article M8.
  • Owning failure: insights into the perceptions and understandings of art educators. 

    Fremantle, Chris; Kearney, Gemma (John Wiley & Sons Ltd http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jade.12083, 2015-10)
    FREMANTLE, C. and KEARNEY, G., 2015. Owning Failure: Insights Into the Perceptions and Understandings of Art Educators. International Journal of Art and Design Education, Vol 34 (3), pp 309-318.
    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 ...
  • Contesting agendas of participation in the arts. 

    Price, Jonathan (Intellect http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jaac.7.1-2.17_1, 2015-06-01)
    PRICE, J., 2015. Contesting agendas of participation in the arts. Journal of Arts and Communities, 7 (1-2), pp. 17-31.
    Forms of participatory practice have become ever more widely employed across the arts in recent years, operating across various institutional settings and social contexts. It is misleading, however, to assume that a single ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Tools for community - Ivan Illich's legacy. 

    MacDonald, Stuart (Intellect. http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/eta.8.2.121_1, 2012-05)
    MACDONALD, S., 2012. Tools for community – Ivan Illich’s legacy. International Journal of Education through Art, 8 (2), pp. 121 – 133.
    Although it is 40 years since Ivan Illich published Tools for Conviviality, the word 'convivial' retains an appeal conjuring up liveliness, sociability and, in this age of economic uncertainty, optimism. But in an era of ...
  • Transferable skills and the drug dependent: a journey through the city of Glasgow. 

    Hackett, Charlie (Common Ground http://ijaspc.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.233/prod.21, 2013)
    HACKETT, C., 2013. Transferable skills and the drug dependent: a journey through the city of Glasgow. The International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts, 7 (3), pp. 1-14.
    Voices narrate their views on skills, transferable skills, marginalisation and poverty in relation to society, opportunity and drug addiction. Narcotic addicts need to educate themselves on where to source and buy drugs ...
  • Beyond the creative industries. 

    MacDonald, Stuart (Intellect. http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/eta.9.3.293_1, 2013-10)
    MACDONALD, S., 2013. Beyond the creative industries. International Journal of Education Through Art, 9 (3), pp. 293-310.
    Although Creative Industries as engines of post-industrial economies have assumed an increasing global priority with implications for art education at all levels few studies exist. Nomenclature here is contested, especially ...
  • Unravel: revaluing the craft of knitting for new emergent design contexts within a post-industrial world. 

    Steed, Josie (Plymouth College of Art http://makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk/journalvol2/pdf/Steed_Josephine.pdf, 2012)
    STEED, J., 2012. Unravel: revaluing the craft of knitting for new emergent design contexts within a post-industrial world. Making Futures, 2, pp. 297-306.
    Knitting is embedded within our culture and navigates between practice, artefact, and narrative, acting as a rich metaphor for social change (Hemmings, 2010). Knitting can transcend traditional boundaries of craft practice ...
  • Supporting the creative industries: the rationale for an exchange of thinking between the art and business schools. 

    Kearney, Gemma; Harris, Paul (Intellect. http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/eta.9.3.311_1, 2013-10)
    KEARNEY, G. and HARRIS, P., 2013. Supporting the creative industries: the rationale for an exchange of thinking between the art and business schools. International Journal of Education Through Art, 9 (3), pp. 311-326.
    Increasing interest in the concept of the ‘Creative Industries’ with emphasis upon the ‘industry’ aspect, presents questions as to how Art Schools can best prepare students. Indeed the industrial aspect encourages consideration ...
  • Practising equality? Issues for co-creative and participatory practices addressing social justice and equality. 

    Harris, Paul; Fremantle, Chris (The Higher Education Academy. http://www.participations.org/Volume%2010/Issue%202/11.pdf, 2013-11)
    HARRIS, P. and FREMANTLE, C., 2013. Practising equality? Issues for co-creative and participatory practices addressing social justice and equality. Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies, 10 (2), pp. 183-200.
    We increasingly find co-creativity and participation as central aspects of practices across art and design (including architecture). The politics of social justice and equality continue to underlie and inspire these ...
  • Effective approaches for innovation support for SMEs. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Gulari, Melehat Nil (Linkoping University Electronic Press http://www.svid.se/sv/Forskning/Design-Research-Journal/Forskningsartiklar/Forskningsartiklar-2013/Effective-Approaches-For-Innovation-Support-For-Smes/, 2013)
    MALINS, J. and GULARI, M. N., 2013. Effective approaches for innovation support for SMEs. Swedish Design Research Journal, 2.13, pp. 32-39.
    Providing appropriate innovation support to small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) is an on-going challenge. Governments offer a range of initiatives from advice, to research and development grants; however, the ...
  • Innovation by design: a programme to support SMEs 

    Malins, Julian Paul (SVID, 2011)
    MALINS, J. P., 2011. Innovation by design: a programme to support SMEs. Swedish Design Research Journal, 2.11, pp. 25-31.
    Small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs)1 are generally clear on the need for innovation; however they are very often less clear on how innovation can be achieved. One possible reason for this may be because of a lack ...
  • The Environing Air: A meditation on communications structures in natural environments. 

    Spark, Judy (University of Windsor, Canada. http://www.phaenex.uwindsor.ca/ojs/leddy/index.php/phaenex/article/view/3908/3094, 2013)
    SPARK, J., 2013. The Environing Air: A meditation on communications structures in natural environments. PhaenEx: Journal of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture, 8 (1), pp. 185-207.
    Any attention paid to the positioning of telecommunications installations in natural landscapes usually relates to the aesthetic impact. However, such paraphernalia, particularly when contrasted with “natural” surroundings, ...
  • Designing transformations: schools of excellence. 

    Fairburn, Susan Marie (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2011.07.006, 2011-12)
    FAIRBURN, S. M., 2011. Designing transformations: schools of excellence. Acta Astronautica, 69 (11-12), pp. 1132-1142.
    For over 50 years, including some form of Space education in school curriculum has become an established approach for inspiring young minds to study the sciences and pursue science-based careers. Space camps and schools ...
  • On probation; ‘Tracey Emin’ as sign. 

    Kokoli, Alexandra M. (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02690050903425342, 2010)
    KOKOLI, A. M., 2010. On probation; ‘Tracey Emin’ as sign. Wasafiri, 25 (1), pp. 33-40.

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