Recent Submissions

  • On the edge: a new articulation of the visual arts in rural and remote areas. 

    Douglas, Anne; Gray, Carole; Delday, Heather (Fruitmarket Gallery, 2002-12-31)
    DOUGLAS, A., GRAY, C. and DELDAY, H. 2002. On the edge: a new articulation of the visual arts in rural and remote areas. In McLean, E. and Dougherty, S. (eds.) Heaven on earth. Edinburgh: Fruitmarket Gallery, pages 14-27.
    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.
  • Leaving the (social) ground of (artistic) intervention more fertile: an ecology of practice in the everyday. 

    Douglas, Anne; Fremantle, Chris (Bergen Academy of Art and Design, 2005-11-30)
    DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. 2005. Leaving the (social) ground of (artistic) intervention more fertile: an ecology of practice in the everyday. Presented at Sensuous knowledge 2 (SK2): aesthetic practice and aesthetic insight, November 2005, Bergen, Norway.
    This paper reviews the projects that fed into the On the Edge research programme between 2001-2004.
  • The dynamic of the edge: practice led research into the value of the arts in marginal spaces. 

    Douglas, Anne; Fremantle, Chris; Delday, Heather (Bergen Academy of Art and Design, 2004-10-26)
    DOUGLAS, A., FREMANTLE, C. and DELDAY, H. 2004. The dynamic of the edge: practice led research into the value of the arts in marginal spaces. Presented at Sensuous knowledge 1 (SK1), 26-28 October 2004, Solstrand, Norway.
    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 ...
  • 'Close' as a construct to critically investigate the relationship between the visual artist and the everyday. 

    Delday, Heather (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Design and Technology. Gray's School of Art., 2006-06-01)
    DELDAY, H. 2006. 'Close' as a construct to critically investigate the relationship between the visual artist and the everyday. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This research proposes and develops a critical framework - a 'matrix' to make sense of the artistic process from the practitioner's perspective. It draws from the research of de Certeau into everyday culture and the art ...
  • 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 ...
  • Adjusting sensibilities: researching artistic value 'on the edge'. 

    Douglas, Anne; Delday, Heather (University of Barcelona http://www.ub.edu/5ead/PDF/3/DouglasDelday.pdf, 2003-04)
    DOUGLAS, A. and DELDAY, H. 2003. Adjusting sensibilities: researching artistic value 'on the edge'. In the Proceedings of the 5th international conference of the European Academy of Design (EAD 05): techné: design wisdom, 28-30 April 2003, Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona: University of Barcelona [online]. Available from: http://www.ub.edu/5ead/PDF/3/DouglasDelday.pdf
    An understanding of the relationship between systems of production and systems of value in the visual arts is essential to the production of new sustainable approaches to creativity. Contexts for working situated ‘on ...
  • On the Edge: an exploration of the visual arts in remote rural contexts of Northern Scotland. 

    Douglas, Anne (Intellect Books, 2005-02)
    DOUGLAS, A. 2005. On the Edge: an exploration of the visual arts in remote rural contexts of Northern Scotland. In Miles, M. and Hall, T. (eds.) Interventions: art in the public sphere. Advances in art and urban features, 4. Bristol: Intellect Books, pages 89-106.
    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 ...

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