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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 ...
Developing a research procedures programme for artists & designers.
(The Centre for Research in Art & Design, Gray's School of Art, Robert Gordon University., 1995)
This paper builds on our earlier research concerned with describing a contextual framework for the development of ‘artistic research procedures’1, 2, and attempts to move forward from this somewhat philosophical stage ...
A generative framework for computer-based interactive art in mass transport systems.
(Robert Gordon University, 2011-10)
Over the course of the past decade the MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) stations in Taiwan have become open air art galleries: with more prominent and frequent display of various artistic creations in stations, including interactive ...
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 ...
The role of artists in the public realm: an investigation into artists' generative processes in context.
(The Robert Gordon University, 1999-06)
A shift in practice towards a process-orientated and collaborative art practice within the strands of art practice in the public realm raises the question, ’what is the practical contribution artists make to society?’ ...
The development of strategies for interdisciplinary collaboration from within the visual arts.
(The Robert Gordon University, 2003-07)
The current cultural climate is stimulating an increasing interest in, and need for, collaboration throughout many fields of practice. Collaborative methods of art production are evident across a range of contemporary ...
The discourse of cultural leadership.
(Robert Gordon University, 2016-02)
Cultural leadership has been a key concept in cultural policy and training since 2002. Most closely associated with the UK’s Clore Leadership Programme, it has been developed through various courses and initiatives ...
The artist as leader: constructing a national network to support research into the creative competencies of the artist as cultural leader.
(Arts and Humanities Research Council, 2007-07-12)
This case study describes how the author is constructing a national network to support research to encourage and enable artists as future leaders.
Walking in unquiet landscapes: layers of human settlements in the hills of Aberdeenshire.
(Tate Publishing, 2016-01-04)
Other traditions run through depictions of the British landscape, below and beyond romantic idealisations. Here, Anne Douglas and Chris Fremantle trace the layers of human settlements in the hills of Aberdeenshire.
Jane Jacobs and the nature of (practice and research) work in public.
(Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, 2009-12-14)
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 ...