Recent Submissions

  • Encounter in art. 

    Douglas, Anne (http://2014.fola.com.au/program/art-and-encounter/, 2014-03-15)
    DOUGLAS, A. 2014. Encounter in art. Presented at Art and encounter 2014: beyond audience develpment; why do artists engage publics in participation?, 14-30 March 2014, Melbourne, Australia. Melbourne: Arts House.
    This presentation explores how 'encounter' is different from 'event' and making this differentiation has important implications on how we imagine the relationship of art to audience. The author introduces some theoretical ...
  • Leading through art: exploring action and improvisation. 

    Douglas, Anne (University of Melbourne, 2014-03-04)
    DOUGLAS, A. 2014. Leading through art: exploring action and improvisation. Presented at the Macgeorge fellowship, Centre for creative partnerships, 4 March 2014, Melbourne, Australia. Melbourne: University of Melbourne.
    A keynote such as this raises the expectations of a new beginning to a discourse, of presenting another way of thinking about a shared set of issues. The process of arriving at the focus of the keynote has been collaborative ...
  • Networks of meaning and interpretation: the cultural origins of symbolisation. 

    Hamlyn, Jim (Common Ground Research Networks http://ArtsinSociety.com, 2015-07-22)
    HAMLYN, J. 2015. Networks of meaning and interpretation: the cultural origins of symbolisation. Presented at the 10th International conference on the arts in society, 22-24 July 2015, London, UK.
    Despite the fact that we commonly refer to artworks as 'meaningful' things, this is not to say that meaning is an objective property analogous to size or shape. If meaning is not a physical property then it follows that ...
  • "Context is half the work": developing doctoral research through arts practice in culture. 

    Douglas, Anne (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/The-Everyday-Practice-of-Public-Art-Art-Space-and-Social-Inclusion/Cartiere-Zebracki/p/book/9781138829213, 2015-11-19)
    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, chapter 8.
    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 ...
  • Leading cultures of transition through arts practice. 

    Douglas, Anne (University of Valencia, 2016-11-30)
    DOUGLAS, A. 2016. Leading cultures of transition through arts practice. Keynote presented at the Art and ecology seminar, 28-30 November 2016, Valencia, Spain.
    In this third keynote I want to rise a little to the surface while rising to the challenge that both speakers have offered the arts. All three presentations share in common the importance of the stories we tell ourselves. ...
  • Venturing out on the thread of a tune: the artist as improvisor in public life. 

    Douglas, Anne
    DOUGLAS, A. [2016] Venturing out on the thread of a tune: the artist as improvisor in public life. In Oliver, J. (ed) Creative practice and the art of association, trajectories of practice as research. Melbourne: University of Melbourne Press, forthcoming.
    In discussing the work of Wassily Kandinsky of some hundred years ago, Will Grohmann, an art historian, focuses on Kandinsky's effort to develop a new grammar for the visual arts. Kandinsky, Grohmann argues, undertakes a ...
  • Improvisation as experimentation in everyday life and beyond. 

    Douglas, Anne; Coessens, Kathleen
    DOUGLAS, A. and COESSENS, K. [2017]. Improvisation as experimentation in everyday life and beyond. In Coessens, K. (ed) Experimental encounters beyond music. Leuven: Leuven University Press, forthcoming.
    In this chapter we analyse two interrelated projects across the fields of visual art and music, philosophy and anthropology. Calendar Variations (2010–11) is a visual activity initiated by Anne Douglas, visual artist and ...
  • What is it possible to know? 

    Douglas, Anne (NAFAE http://www.nafae.org.uk/events/research-practice-practice-research, 2016-07-15)
    DOUGLAS, A. 2016. What is it possible to know? Presented at the Research practice practice research symposium; fine art research network, 15 July 2016, Lancaster, UK. Lancaster: NAFAE [online]. Available from: http://www.nafae.org.uk/sites/default/files/papers/research_practice_keynote_anne_douglas.pdf
    In his 1978 movie Manhattan, Woody Allen’s character, lying on a coach in his apartment after a break up of a relationship, records his thoughts on life: “An idea for a short story about people in Manhattan who are ...
  • Research papers: leading through practice. 

    Douglas, Anne; Fremantle, Chris (a-n https://www.a-n.co.uk/tag/leading-through-practice, 2007-03-01)
    DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. (eds.) 2007. Research papers: leading through practice. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: a-n [online]. Available from: https://www.a-n.co.uk/tag/leading-through-practice.
    Artist as Leader is a programme that aims to understand the ways artists lead through their practice with a view to informing and developing a critical understanding of the role of creativity in culture. There are two ...
  • Your thought will find the contours. 

    Douglas, Anne; Ravetz, Amanda (IKKM, 2014-07-02)
    DOUGLAS, A. and RAVETZ, A. 2014. Your thought will find the contours. Presented at the sewing lines, growing surfaces, breathing atmospheres: towards an ontogeny of things workshop, 2-3 July 2014, Weimar, Germany.
    Our aim in this presentation is to report on research we have been doing around drawing and filming. As associates of Knowing from Inside, we are interested in discovering in what sense drawing and filming can be considered ...
  • The graphic line-'an event in its own material'. 

    Douglas, Anne; Ravetz, Amanda (University of Southern Denmark, 2014-11-19)
    DOUGLAS, A. and RAVETZ, A. 2014. The graphic line-'an event in its own material'. Presented at the making traces symposium, 19-22 November 2014, Odense, Denmark.
    Amanda Ravetz is a film maker and anthropologist. Anne Douglas is a visual artist with a background in sculpture. For the past couple of years, they have been collaborating together as associates in Tim Ingold's research ...
  • Archipelago: new work by three Scottish artists. [Exhibition] 

    Blackwood, Jon (SUMMERHALL, 2017-01-20)
    BLACKWOOD, J. (ed.) 2017. Archipelago: new work by three Scottish artists. Exhibition. January - March 2017, Summerhall (Edinburgh).
    An exhibition of contemporary art by David Blyth, Alan Grieve and Derrick Guild, curated by Jon Blackwood.
  • The discourse of design for social innovation. 

    Bugali, Hilal; Fairburn, Susan Marie (GLASGOW CALEDONIAN UNIVERSITY http://www.isircconference2016.com/, 2016-09-05)
    BUGALI, H. and FAIRBURN, S. 2016. The discourse of design for social innovation. In Proceedings of the 8th international social innovation research conference: social innovation in the 21st century; beyond welfare capitalism, 5-7th September 2016, Glasgow, UK. Glasgow: Glasgow Caledonian University, ID 160.
    Social innovation is an interdisciplinary area, where many professionals work collaboratively towards public good. In the last decade, design practitioners in the UK have shown increasing interest in social innovation ...
  • Collective futures: cultivating creative collectives. [Final Report] 

    Docherty, Catherine; Fairburn, Susan Marie; McGillivrary, David (COLLECTIVE FUTURES http://www.collectivefutures.net/final-report/, 2015-04-15)
    DOCHERTY, C., FAIRBURN, S. and MCGILLIVRAY, D. 2015. Collective futures: cultivating creative collectives. [Final Report]. Glasgow: Collective Futures [online]. Available from: http://www.collectivefutures.net/final-report/
    Collective Futures was a partnership project between three highly regarded institutions operating in the creative industries: Gray's School of Art, University of The West of Scotland (UWS) and the Glasgow School of Art. ...
  • Designing from the unfamiliar: how designing for space and extreme environments can generate spin-off and innovate product strategies. 

    Fairburn, Susan Marie; Dominoni, Annalisa (EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DESIGN, 2015-04-22)
    FAIRBURN, S. and DOMINONI, A. 2015. Designing from the unfamiliar: how designing for space and extreme environments can generate spin-off and innovate product strategies. In Proceedings of the 11th International European academy of design conference: the value of design research, 22-24 April 2015, Paris, France.
    We moderate our world and our interactions with objects and others through our behaviours, habitats, clothing and gadgetry. Designers seek new ways to innovate products but there is a limit to our experiences and observations ...
  • How images actually work: settling a longstanding debate. 

    Hamlyn, Jim (INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IMAGE (ORGANISERS) http://ontheimage.com/about/history/2015-conference/, 2015-10-29)
    HAMLYN, J. 2015. How images actually work: settling a longstanding debate. In the Proceedings of the 6th International conference of the image, 29-30 October 2015, California, 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 ...
  • How images actually work: settling a longstanding debate. 

    Hamlyn, Jim (COMMON GROUND RESEARCH NETWORKS https://doi.org/10.18848/2154-8560/CGP/v07i01/13-21, 2016-01-08)
    HAMLYN, J. 2016. How images actually work: settling a longstanding debate. The international journal of the image [online], 7(1), pages 13-21. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18848/2154-8560/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 ...
  • Networks of attribution: the cultural origins of meaning. 

    Hamlyn, Jim (COMMON GROUND RESEARCH NETWORKS http://artsinsociety.com/about/history/2015-conference, 2015-07-22)
    HAMLYN, J. 2015. Networks of attribution: the cultural origins of meaning. In Proceedings of the 10th international conference on the arts in society and arts in society knowledge community, 22-24 July 2015, London, UK.
    Despite the fact that we commonly refer to artworks as 'meaningful' things, this is not to say that meaning is an objective property analogous to size or shape. If meaning is not a physical property, then it follows that ...
  • The truth about images. 

    Hamlyn, Jim (COMMON GROUND RESEARCH NETWORKS http://iccliverpool.ac.uk/events/event/7th-international-conference-on-the-image/, 2016-09-01)
    HAMLYN, J. 2016. The truth about images. In Proceedings of the 7th international conference on the image, 1-2 September 2016, Liverpool, UK.
    Many people believe that images-photographs in particular-are truth bearers; that they provide meaningful testimony and have what philosophers sometimes call "factive", as opposed to "fictive", status. We also commonly ...
  • Networks of attribution: the cultural origins of meaning. 

    Hamlyn, Jim (COMMON GROUND RESEARCH NETWORKS http://ijaspc.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.233/prod.119, 2016-11-15)
    HAMLYN, J. 2016. Networks of attribution: the cultural origins of meaning. International journal of social, political and community agendas in the arts [online], 12(1), pages 23-28. Available from: http://ijaspc.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.233/prod.119
    Despite the fact that we commonly refer to artworks as 'meaningful' things, this is not to say that meaning is a property analogous to size or shape. If meaning is not a property, then it seems reasonable to suppose that ...

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