Recent Submissions

  • Does the world draw? 

    Ravetz, Amanda; Douglas, Anne (EASA http://www.nomadit.co.uk/easa/easa2014/panels.php5?PanelID=3243, 2014-07-31)
    RAVETZ, A. and DOUGLAS, A. 2014. Does the world draw? In Proceedings of the Tallin workshop, 1st August 2014, as part of the 13th European association of social anthropologists biennial conference of collaboration intemacy and revolution (EASA 2014): innovation and continuity in an interconnected world [online], 31st July-3rd August 2014, Tallinn, Estonia. Available from: http://www.nomadit.co.uk/easa/easa2014/panels.php5?PanelID=3243
    Drawing can be explained in at least two ways: exemplifying trace, an inherent capacity or collection of characteristics in an individual (Nancy 2013) e.g. Rembrandt's drawing versus Van Gogh's drawing, the drawing of a ...
  • 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. ...
  • Calendar variations. 

    Coessens, Kathleen; Douglas, Anne (Woodend Barn Publishing, 2011-12-31)
    COESSENS, K. and DOUGLAS, A. 2011. Calendar variations. Banchory: Woodend Barn.
    This small book offers a visual and verbal reflection on the process of artistic practice and the ephemeral traces left by these. It is part of the exhibition 'Calendar Variations', held at the woodend barn, Banchory, ...
  • Working in public: art, practice and policy. [Project website] 

    On the Edge Research (http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/, 2007-12-31)
    ON THE EDGE RESEARCH. [2008] Working in public: art, practice and policy [online]. Available from http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/
    The partners for this project were Suzanne Lacy, Public Art Resource + Research Scotland, the Scottish Arts Council and On the Edge together with the four venues in the four major Scottish cities, The Foyer (Aberdeen), CCA ...
  • A public conversation: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar four. 

    On the Edge Research (http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/, 2007-12-31)
    ON THE EDGE RESEARCH. 2007. A public conversation: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar four [online]. Proceedings of a seminar held in 2007, Edinburgh, UK. Available from http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/
    This seminar was the culmination of four seminars, Working in Public, funded by the Scottish Arts Council through a new initiative, Public Art Resources and Research, Scotland. This initiative is to promote excellence and ...
  • Representation and power: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar two. 

    On the Edge Research (http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/, 2007-12-31)
    ON THE EDGE RESEARCH. 2007. Representation and power: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar two [online]. Proceedings of a seminar held in 2007, Glasgow, UK. Available from http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/
    This seminar explored power in relation to the authority of the artist, institutional authority and authority as individual. In each of these situations the issue of representation was closely linked to how power might be ...
  • Quality and imperfection: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar three. 

    On the Edge Research (http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/, 2007-12-31)
    ON THE EDGE RESEARCH. 2007. Quality and imperfection: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar three [online]. Proceedings of a seminar held in 2007, Inverness, UK. Available from http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/
    We explored some of the ethical and artistic implications of veiwing the idea of public as a living process of forming of different publics in response to specefic circumstances and through discrete modes of address. How ...
  • Aesthetics and ethics of working in public: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar one. 

    On the Edge Research (On the Edge Research http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/, 2007-12-31)
    ON THE EDGE RESEARCH. 2007. Aesthetics and ethics of working in public: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar one [online]. Proceedings of a seminar held in 2007, Aberdeen, UK. Available from http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/
    The seminar drew discussion through a range of questions: How we might determine what is art and what is not art? When and where is it appropriate for the artist to speak for others? When art is camouflaged in every day ...
  • Participating in the 'wrong' way? Practice based research into cultural democracy and the commissioning of art to effect social change. 

    Hope, Charlotte Sophie (Birkbeck, University of London Film, media and cultural studies, 2011-12-31)
    HOPE, C.S. 2011. Participating in the 'wrong' way? Practice based research into cultural democracy and the commissioning of art to effect social change [online]. Available from: http://sophiehope.org.uk/research/
    Through this practice based research I argue that cultural democracy as a way of thinking contests dominant models of commissioning art to effect social change. A method of generative metaphor of critical distance emerges ...
  • Artist as leader (2007-09). 

    On the Edge Research (On the Edge Research https://ontheedgeresearch.org/artist-as-leader-2007-09/, 2013-11-26)
    ON THE EDGE RESEARCH. 2009. Artist as leader (2007-09) [online]. Available from: https://ontheedgeresearch.org/artist-as-leader-2007-09/
    Artist as Leader posed the questions What does leadership mean to artists? Can artists be leaders? The research formed a partnership between Performing Arts Labs, London, Cultural Enterprise Office, Glasgow and the Cultural ...
  • The artist as leader: constructing a national network to support research into the creative competencies of the artist as cultural leader. 

    Douglas, Anne (Arts and Humanities Research Council http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/documents/project-reports-and-reviews/ahrc-annual-report-accounts/2006-07, 2007-07-12)
    DOUGLAS, A. 2007. The artist as leader: constructing a national network to support research into the creative competencies of the artist as cultural leader. In Arts and Humanities Research Council, Annual report and accounts, 2006-07. London: TSO [online], page 14. Available from: http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/documents/project-reports-and-reviews/ahrc-annual-report-accounts/2006-07
    This case study describes how the author is constructing a national network to support research to encourage and enable artists as future leaders.
  • Remote rural culture and contemporary art. 

    On the Edge Research (On the Edge Research https://ontheedgeresearch.org/about-phase-1/, 2016-07-05)
    ON THE EDGE RESEARCH. 2005. Remote rural culture and contemporary art [online]. Available from: https://ontheedgeresearch.org/about-phase-1/
    Five project partners responsible for cultural development in remote rural places offered their particular challenges, opportunities, expertise and experience to a shared learning space developed by the researchers who ...
  • Maakin Lab. [Project website] 

    Douglas, Anne (On the Edge Research http://www.maakinlab.org/ https://web.archive.org/web/20080630054726/http://www.maakinlab.org/, 2004-12-31)
    DOUGLAS, A. (ed.) 2004. Maakin Lab [online]. Available from: http://www.maakinlab.org/
    The Maakin Lab project was developed in partnership with the Shetland College Department of Textiles and Design, On the Edge research and artist Susan Benn of PAL. The research challenge offered up by the project partners ...
  • Jane Jacobs and the nature of (practice and research) work in public. 

    Douglas, Anne; Fremantle, Chris (Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, 2009-12-14)
    DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. 2009. Jane Jacobs and the nature of (practice and research) work in public. Presented at Public and participative art: performance in everyday life, 14-15 December 2009, Helsinki, Finland.
    Jacobs argues that economies follow the same rules as ecological systems. They behave in the same way as systems in nature: as dynamic systems of interdependency. The core of Jacobs' argument is energy, whether it is ...
  • Inthrow. 

    Douglas, Anne (Robert Gordon University http://www2.rgu.ac.uk/subj/ats/ontheedge2/Inthrow1.html, 2004-12-14)
    DOUGLAS, A. (ed.) 2005. Inthrow. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    Inthrow was developed in partnership with Chris Fremantle of the Scottish Sculpture Workshop, On the Edge Research and lead artist Gavin Renwick. The Scottish Sculpture Workshop (SSW) is based in the rural village of ...
  • Celestial ceiling: contemporary art, built heritage and patronage. 

    Douglas, Anne (Robert Gordon University, 2004-12-14)
    DOUGLAS, A. (ed.) 2004. Celestial ceiling: contemporary art, built heritage and patronage. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    The Celestial Ceiling project was developed in partnership with Charles Burnett of Duff House, Banff, the Schleiffer family of Cullen House, On the Edge Research and the artists John McGeoch and Robert Orchardson. Duff ...
  • How might we revalue traditional ways of making? A research project revaluing Shetland knitting. 

    Douglas, Anne (Robert Gordon University, 2004-12-31)
    DOUGLAS, A. 2004. How might we revalue traditional ways of making? A research project revaluing Shetland knitting. Essay accompanying Douglas, A. (ed.) Maakin Lab [online]. Available from: http://www.maakinlab.org/
    The Maakin Lab project was developed in partnership with the Shetland College Department of Textiles and Design, On the Edge research and artist Susan Benn of PAL. The research challenge offered up by the project partners ...
  • Edge FM 87.9 MHz 

    Carter, Paul (Robert Gordon University, 2004-12-31)
    CARTER, P. 2004. Edge FM 87.9 MHz. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    Edge FM was developed in partnership with the Museum of Scottish Lighthouses, Fraserburgh, On the Edge Research and the artist, Paul Carter. The research challenge offered up by the project partners was to find a way of ...
  • Artist as leader. [Film] 

    Davie, Emma (Edinburgh College of Art, 2008-01-31)
    DAVIE, E. [2008]. Artist as leader. [Film]. Edinburgh: Edinburgh College of Art.
    Artist as Leader posed the questions: "what does leadership mean to artists," and "can artists be leaders?" The research formed a partnership between Performing Arts Labs, London, Cultural Enterprise Office, Glasgow and ...
  • Adopting 'Fablab' model to embed creative entrepreneurship across design program. 

    Pengelly, Jon; Fairburn, Susan Marie; Newlands, Bruce (DESIGN SOCIETY https://www.designsociety.org/publication/33262/adopting_fablab_model_to_embed_creative_entrepreneurship_across_design_program, 2012-09-06)
    PENGELLY, J., FAIRBURN, S. and NEWLANDS, B. 2012. Adopting 'Fablab' model to embed creative entrepreneurship across design program. In Proceedings of the 14th international conference on engineering and product design education [E&PDE12]: Design education for future wellbeing, 6-7 September 2012, Antwerp, Belguim. Bristol: Design Society [online]. Available from: https://www.designsociety.org/publication/33262/adopting_fablab_model_to_embed_creative_entrepreneurship_across_design_program
    This paper sets out to describe and contextualize the impact a new FabLab workshop program has had on the direction and curriculum development at Gray's School of Art, Robert Gordon University towards more clearly linking ...

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