Recent Submissions

  • The invention of craft: Glenn Adamson. 

    Peach, Andrea (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.2752/174967814X13990281228684, 2014-07-31)
    PEACH, A. 2014. The invention of craft Glenn Adamson. Journal of modern craft [online], 7(2), pages 233-235. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2752/174967814X13990281228684
    This is a book review by the author on Adamson, Glen. 2013. The Invention of Craft. London: Bloomsbury. ISBN 9780857850669.
  • Souvenirs and the commodification of Scottish national identity. 

    Peach, Andrea (Leeds Metropolitan University (Organisers), 2007-07-19)
    PEACH, A. 2007. Souvenirs and the commodification of Scottish national identity. Presented at the 5th International research conference: things that move; the material worlds of tourism and travel, 19-23 July 2007, Leeds, UK.
    This paper will examine the commodification of Scottish craft to satisfy the demands of tourism, and ultimately the problematic outcome of the consumption of craft objects as souvenirs. Using as primary source material the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Thinking through craft. 

    Peach, Andrea (OUP https://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epn044, 2009-03-01)
    PEACH, A. 2009. Thinking through craft. Journal of design history [online], 22(1), pages 82-84. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epn044
  • Scottish artists bring nature into healthcare. 

    Fremantle, Chris (Global Alliance for Art and Health (Organisers), 2014-04-09)
    FREMANTLE, C. 2014. Scottish artists bring nature into healthcare. Presented at the Global alliance for arts and health conference 2014, 9-12 April 2014, Houston, USA.
    Scotland has a strong portfolio of arts and health projects including both public art installations within healthcare buildings and participatory programmes, in particular with people with long term conditions. This ...
  • Positive geographies: contemporary art from Aberdeen. [Exhibition] 

    Blackwood, Jon (TP Sandinista http://www.lookagainfestival.co.uk/, 2018-06-08)
    Blackwood, Jon (ed.) 2018. Positive geographies: contemporary art from Aberdeen. Exhibition. 8-18 June 2018, Look Again Visual Art and Design Festival, Aberdeen.
    An exhibition of contemporary art by Jessica Barrie, Paula Buškevica, Donald Butler, Mary Gordon, Alexandra McGregor and Svetlana Panova, curated by Jon Blackwood.
  • Conquest of photography: a tale of abstraction versus the richness of images. 

    Hamlyn, Jim (Robert Gordon University, 2017-10-27)
    HAMLYN, J. 2017. Conquest of photography: a tale of abstraction versus the richness of images. Presented at the 2nd Contemporary photography symposium, 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 ...
  • The grammar of images. 

    Hamlyn, Jim (Common Ground Research Networks, 2017-10-31)
    HAMLYN, J. 2017. The grammar of images. Presented at the 8th International conference on the image, 31 Oct - 1 Nov 2017, Venice, Italy.
    Artists sometimes talk of the 'grammar' of drawing or the 'language' of painting or photography. What they usually mean are the rudiments of drawing or the fundamental principles of painting or photography. In ordinary ...
  • Urgent enquiry: what do artists do? 

    Fremantle, Chris (Robert Gordon University, 2018-03-22)
    FREMANTLE, C. 2018. Urgent enquiry: what do artists do? Presented at the 'Urgent Enquiry' seminar, 22 March 2018, Wexford, Eire.
    Presentation given at 'Urgent Enquiry' Seminar, Wexford, Eire 22 March 2018, at the invitation of a group of Public Art Officers. The presentation provides examples of artists' practices, current and historical, and relates ...
  • Transdisciplinarity and transformation. 

    Fremantle, Chris (Future Earth (Organisers), 2018-01-23)
    FREMANTLE, C. 2018. Transdisciplinarity and transformation. Presented at Future earth early career researcher workshop, 23-24 January 2018, London, UK.
  • Research: knowledge and method reflections on Helen Mayer Harrison, Newton Harrison and David Haley's practice. 

    Fremantle, Chris; Douglas, Anne; Haley, David (Bright Sparks (Organisers), 2008-12-31)
    FREMANTLE, C., DOUGLAS, A. and HALEY, D. 2008. Research: knowledge and method reflections on Helen Mayer Harrison, Newton Harrison and David Haley's practice.. Presented at the Bright sparks seminars, 2008, London, UK.
  • Making poetry to invent policy: the practice of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. 

    Fremantle, Chris (ASLE (Organisers) http://www.ppls.ed.ac.uk/nature/asle08.htm, 2008-07-10)
    FREMANTLE, C. 2008. Making poetry to invent policy: the practice of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. Presented at the 5th biennial Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment conference (ASLE 08): activism, apocalypse and the Avant-Garde, 10-13 July 2008, Edinburgh, UK.
    Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison, the eminent conceptual and ecological artists, have prophesied environmental crisis and imagined alternative futures since the early 70s. Their work is storytelling for the future. ...
  • The making of modern Scottish craft: revival and invention in 1970s Scotland. 

    Peach, Andrea (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2017-08-01)
    PEACH, A. 2017. The making of modern Scottish craft: revival and invention in 1970s Scotland. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The 1970s were a period of renaissance for the crafts in Britain, often referred to as a craft revival. The creation of national organisations and infrastructures to support craft, and define its identity, played a crucial ...
  • Contemporary craft and cultural sustainability: a case study of the Scottish Craft Centre (1970-1990). 

    Peach, Andrea (Plymouth College of Art http://makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk/2013/journal-home/journal-2013/, 2013-12-31)
    PEACH, A. 2013. Contemporary craft and cultural sustainability: a case study of the Scottish Craft Centre (1970-1990). Making futures [online], 3: proceedings of the 3rd international conference: interfaces between craft knowledge and design; new opportunities for social innovation and sustainable practice, 26-27 September 2013, Devon, UK, pages 524-529. Available from: http://makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk/media/76106/making-futures-final.pdf
    1970-1990 was a period of renaissance for the crafts in the UK and North America. The creation of national organisations and infrastructures to support craft, and define its identity, played a crucial role. It is often ...
  • Crafting revivals? An investigation into the craft revival of the 1970's: can contemporary comparisons by drawn? 

    Peach, Andrea (Edinburgh Research Explorer http://www.research.ed.ac.uk/portal/en/publications/ideas-of-the-handmade%2875b386d9-283d-4dae-b396-75c66d98aac0%29.html, 2012-04-20)
    PEACH, A. 2012. Crafting revivals? An investigation into the craft revival of the 1970's: can contemporary comparisons by drawn? In MacDonald, J. and Rossi, C. Ideas of the handmade: histories and theories of making, 20 April 2012, Edinburgh, UK. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Research Explorer [online], pages 46-56. Available from: http://www.research.ed.ac.uk/portal/files/10770782/final_craftscotland1_1_.pdf
    This paper originates from PhD research which I am currently undertaking on craft in the 1970s, a time which craft historians and theorists generally acknowledge as one of revival and reinvention of craft practice across ...
  • Contemporary craft and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland: what can be learned from cultural policy? 

    Peach, Andrea (Plymouth College of Art http://makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk/2011/journal-home/journal-2011/papers/?id=10076, 2011-12-31)
    PEACH, A. 2011. Contemporary craft and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland: what can be learned from cultural policy? Making futures [online], 2: proceedings of the 2nd international conference: the crafts as change maker in sustainably aware cultures, 15-16 September 2011, Devon, UK, pages 230-239. Available from: http://makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk/media/75860/peach_andrea.pdf
    Scotland benefits from a long and rich cultural heritage, which is readily associated with its material culture (Butler 2000). This heritage has, in the latter half of the twentieth century, provided economic opportunities ...
  • In conversation: is care in opposition to design? 

    Fremantle, Chris; McHattie, Lynn-Sayers (Lancaster University, 2017-09-12)
    FREMANTLE, C. and MCHATTIE, L.-S. 2017. In conversation: is care in opposition to design? In Does design care...?: an international workshop of design thought and action, 12-13 September 2017, Lancaster, UK. Lancaster: Lancaster University, pages 95-98.
    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 ...
  • Rethinking water: a CAAS (city as a spaceship) design approach. 

    Fairburn, Susan Marie; Imhof, Anna Barbara; Mohanty, Susmita (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352708, 2017-04-12)
    FAIRBURN, S., IMHOF, B. and MOHANTY, S. 2017. Rethinking water: a CAAS (city as a spaceship) design approach. The design journal [online], 20(Sup1): proceedings of the 12th European Academy of Design conference: design for next, 12-14 April 2017, Sapienza, Italy, pages S1904-S1915. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352708
    Water is ubiquitous and essential, yet we struggle to understand it from a systems perspective. Water is a terrestrial closed-loop system involving individuals, communities, cities and geographies, and as such, might it ...
  • Space4Inspiration: survival lab: designing countermeasures for natural disasters. 

    Dominoni, Annalisa; Quaquaro, Benedetto; Fairburn, Susan Marie (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352710, 2017-04-12)
    DOMINONI, A., QUAQUARO, B. and FAIRBURN, S. 2017. Space4Inspiration: survival lab: designing countermeasures for natural disasters. The design journal [online], 20(Sup1): proceedings of the 12th European Academy of Design conference: design for next, 12-14 April 2017, Sapienza, Italy, pages S1927-S1937. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352710
    The advances made for spaceflight have influenced almost every aspect of modern life on Earth through spin-off technologies. Looking at the space environmental context and crew dynamics, we can gain insight and inspiration ...

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