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  • Small pieces of Scotland? Souvenirs and the good design debate 1946-80. 

    Kinchin, Juliet; Peach, Andrea (Scottish Society for Art History https://ssahistory.wordpress.com/previous-journals/, 2002-12-31)
    KINCHIN, J. and PEACH, A. 2002. Small pieces of Scotland? Souvenirs and the good design debate 1946-80. Journal of the Scottish Society for Art History, 7, pages 23-30.
    For those agencies concerned with the promotion of design and craft in post-war Scotland, and with the development of tourism more generally, souvenirs proved a source of constant anxiety and embarrassment. There were ...
  • Spheres of practices for the co-design of wearables. 

    Fairburn, Susan Marie; Steed, Josie; Coulter, Janet (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/20511787.2016.1255445, 2016-12-12)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Thinking through craft. 

    Peach, Andrea (Oxford University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epn044, 2009-03)
    PEACH, A., 2009. Thinking through craft. Journal of Design History, 22 (1), pp. 82-84.
  • To Hades and back: a review of Tracey Emin's Strangeland. 

    Kokoli, Alexandra M. (The F-Word. http://www.thefword.org.uk/reviews/2006/06/strangeland, 2006-06)
    KOKOLI, A. M., 2006. To Hades and back: a review of Tracey Emin’s Strangeland. The F-Word, June 2006.
    Alexandra Kokoli reviews Tracy Emin's Strangeland, which contains autobiographical writings touching on rape, abortion and marginalization.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Walking in unquiet landscapes: layers of human settlements in the hills of Aberdeenshire. 

    Douglas, Anne; Fremantle, Chris (Tate Publishing, 2016-01-04)
    DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. 2016. Walking in unquiet landscapes: layers of human settlements in the hills of Aberdeenshire. Tate etc., Issue 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.
  • What goes around comes around? Craft revival, the 1970s and today. 

    Peach, Andrea (Intellect https://doi.org/10.1386/crre.4.2.161_1, 2013-10-01)
    PEACH, A. 2013. What goes around comes around? Craft revival, the 1970s and today. Craft research [online], 4(2), pages 161-179. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1386/crre.4.2.161_1
    This article critically reviews the concept of ‘revival’ in relation to making in contemporary culture. The 1970s are a period, which craft historians and theorists generally acknowledge as one of revival and reinvention ...
  • Why drawing, now? 

    Douglas, Anne; Ravetz, Amanda; Genever, Kate; Siebers, Johan (Intellect https://doi.org/10.1386/jaac.6.2-3.119_1, 2014-09-01)
    DOUGLAS, A., RAVETZ, A., GENEVER, K. and SIEBERS, J. 2014. Why drawing, now? Journal of arts and communities [online], 6(2-3), pages 119-131. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1386/jaac.6.2-3.119_1
    This article takes the question 'why drawing, now?' as a speculative way to enter the debate on the relationship of art to different understandings of community. Drawing offers a paradox around the place of art in society. ...