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The dynamic of the edge: practice led research into the value of the arts in marginal spaces.
(Bergen Academy of Art and Design, 2004-10-26)
This paper articulates an approach to art and design practice that questions two fundamental assumptions: firstly, it is not framed by the creative practice of an individual artist delivering an authored artwork to a public ...
Participating in the 'wrong' way? Practice based research into cultural democracy and the commissioning of art to effect social change.
(Birkbeck, University of London, 2011-12-31)
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 ...
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 ...
Maakin Lab. [Project website]
(On the Edge Research, 2004-12-31)
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 ...
Ecology and environmental art in public place: talking tree: won't you take a minute and listen to the plight of nature?
(Robert Gordon University, 2012-02)
My research started with a question: Is it possible to create change if we understand life is interdependent and interrelated with nature in our environment? I researched this question from the perspective of a practising ...
Artist as navigator: understanding how the social qualities of art influence organizational change; a methodology for art as a social practice.
(Robert Gordon University, 2015-07)
• What insights can art reveal in the context of organizational change? • How do artistic practices influence the way communities address change? • In what ways can an individual artistic practice concerned with the role ...
Drawing and the score.
(Leuven University Press, 2013-10)
(Woodend Barn Publishing, 2011-12-31)
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, ...
Does the world draw?
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 ...
Drawing paper 8.
(MIKE'S STUDIO, 2015-06-01)
Drawing Paper, the free newspaper based gallery concerned with contemporary drawing practice returns. Our 8th issue was curated and produced in collaboration with Anne Douglas, Kate Genever and Amanda Ravetz.