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Why is 'working together' so vital right now? It is at the heart of ecoart practices and at the heart of the Land Art Generator Initiative. It is one of the features that distinguish these practices and programs. LAGI asks ...
Making maps and exploring territory.
(Woodend Barn Publishing, 2015-08-22)
This essay co-authored with Mark Hope, co-founder of the Barn, Banchory, forms a chapter in the book, The last islands published on the occasion on the opening of The Map Room of the Last Islands, new work by John Newling ...
Drawing and the score.
(Leuven University Press, 2013-10)
Improvisation and embodied knowledge: three artistic projects between life, art and research.
(Malmő Academy of Music, Lund University, 2013-12-31)
In life there exists no script. The primacy of experience in the form of 'trying out' or improvisation, a moving from an indefinable and undifferentiated state to feeling our way by creating a direction. In art, improvisation ...
On the Edge: an exploration of the visual arts in remote rural contexts of Northern Scotland.
(Intellect Books, 2005-02)
This case study is a programme of five visual art projects in Northern Scotland with five regional partners that have come about through a research framework. It demonstrates aspects of the dynamic of intervention largely ...
Venturing out on the thread of a tune: the artist as improvisor in public life.
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 ...
What poetry does best: the Harrisons' poetics of being and acting in the world.
"Simply paying attention guarantees the transformation from a nature supposedly asleep to the work that displays nature’s strange vitality. Art is what attention makes with nature." This observation by Michel De Certeau, ...
Inconsistency and contradiction: lessons in improvisation in the work of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison.
(Gaia Project Press, 2016-01-01)
The aim of this essay is to draw out the learning from the authors' analysis of the practice of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison, collectively known as 'the Harrisons'. The Harrisons are widely acknowledged as ...
"Context is half the work": developing doctoral research through arts practice in culture.
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 ...
On the edge: a new articulation of the visual arts in rural and remote areas.
(Fruitmarket Gallery, 2002-12-31)
This publication was published to accompany the forum Heaven on Earth which took place at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design on 7 December 2001.