Recent Submissions

  • The art of life adapting: drawing and healing. 

    Fremantle, Chris
    FREMANTLE, C. [2019]. The art of life adapting: drawing and healing. Leonardo [online], (accepted).
    The author, a practice-led researcher and cultural producer, draws on his own experience of cancer treatment and his use of art as a way to make aspects visible. He relates this to the larger intersubjective and social ...
  • The Lancaster care charter. 

    Rodgers, Paul; Innella, Giovanni; Bremner, Craig; Coxon, Ian; Broadley, Cara; Cadamuro, Alessia; Carleklev, Stephanie; Chan, Kwan; Dilnot, Clive; Fathers, James; Fennell, Jac; Fremantle, Chris; French, Tara; Henriques, Diogo; Jones, Peter Lloyd; Kettley, Richard; Kettley, Sarah; Khan, Mashal; Logge, Karl; Archer-Martin, Jen; McHattie, Lynn-Sayers; Pulley, Robert; Shahar, Dina; Teal, Gemma; Tewari, Saurabh; Treadaway, Cathy; Tsekleves, Emmanuel; Valadkeshyaei, Hamed Moradi; Ventura, Jonathan; Watt, Trudy A.; Wiltse, Heather; Winton, Euan (MIT Press https://doi.org/ 10.1162/desi_a_00522, 2019-01-01)
    RODGERS, P., INNELLA, G., BREMNER, C., COXON, I., BROADLEY, C., CADAMUNRO, A., CARLEKLEV, S., CHAN, K., DILNOT, C., FATHERS, J., FENNELL, J., FREMANTLE, C., FRENCH, T., HENRIQUES, D., JONES, P.L., KETTLEY, R., KETTLEY, S., KHAN, M., LOGGE, K., ARCHER-MARTIN, J., MCHATTIE, J.-S., PULLEY, R., SHAHAR, D., TEAL, G., TEWARI, S., TREADAWAY, C., TSEKLEVES, E., VALADKESHYAEI, H.M., VENTURA, J., WATT, T.A., WILTSE, H. and WINTON, E. 2019. The Lancaster care charter. Design issues [online], 35(1), pages 73-77. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1162/desi_a_00522
    In the fall of 1991 the Munich Design Charter was published in Design Issues. This charter was written as a design-led “call to arms” on the future nations and boundaries of Europe. The signatories of the Munich Design ...
  • Highland romance or Viking saga? The contradictory branding of Orkney Tweed in the twentieth century. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Peach, Andrea (OUP https://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epy046, 2018-12-14)
    PEDERSEN, S. and PEACH, A. 2018. Highland romance or Viking saga? The contradictory branding of Orkney Tweed in the twentieth century. Journal of design history [online], Advance articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epy046
    Few have heard of Orkney tweed today, but in the mid-twentieth century it was as well known as Harris Tweed, and praised for its soft and light characteristics. This article investigates the rise and fall of Orkney tweed ...
  • How big is here? Space in the work of the Harrisons. 

    Fremantle, Chris (Robert Gordon University (Organisers), 2018-10-05)
    FREMANTLE, C. 2018. How big is here? Space in the work of the Harrisons. Presented at Gray's research conference; space and spatiality in creative practice, 5 October 2018, Aberdeen, UK.
    In this article the author gives a brief exploration the work of 'the Harrisons', Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison, who are pioneers of the ecoart movement. The article includes written text of the presentation as ...
  • The different audiences of Sophie Calle. 

    Clarke, Jennifer (Finnish Anthropological Society https://doi.org/10.30676/jfas.v43i1.74071, 2018-08-01)
    CLARKE, J. 2018. The different audiences of Sophie Calle. Suomen antropologi: journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society [online], 43(1), pages 39-40. Available from: https://doi.org/10.30676/jfas.v43i1.74071
    This article is part of a special section in the journal which discusses Sophie Callie's work, contemporary art and anthropology.
  • 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 ...

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