Recent Submissions

  • Encounter in art. 

    Douglas, Anne (http://2014.fola.com.au/program/art-and-encounter/, 2014-03-15)
    DOUGLAS, A. 2014. Encounter in art. Presented at Art and encounter 2014: beyond audience develpment; why do artists engage publics in participation?, 14-30 March 2014, Melbourne, Australia. Melbourne: Arts House.
    This presentation explores how 'encounter' is different from 'event' and making this differentiation has important implications on how we imagine the relationship of art to audience. The author introduces some theoretical ...
  • Leading through art: exploring action and improvisation. 

    Douglas, Anne (University of Melbourne, 2014-03-04)
    DOUGLAS, A. 2014. Leading through art: exploring action and improvisation. Presented at the Macgeorge fellowship, Centre for creative partnerships, 4 March 2014, Melbourne, Australia. Melbourne: University of Melbourne.
    A keynote such as this raises the expectations of a new beginning to a discourse, of presenting another way of thinking about a shared set of issues. The process of arriving at the focus of the keynote has been collaborative ...
  • Networks of meaning and interpretation: the cultural origins of symbolisation. 

    Hamlyn, Jim (Common Ground Research Networks http://ArtsinSociety.com, 2015-07-22)
    HAMLYN, J. 2015. Networks of meaning and interpretation: the cultural origins of symbolisation. Presented at the 10th International conference on the arts in society, 22-24 July 2015, London, UK.
    Despite the fact that we commonly refer to artworks as 'meaningful' things, this is not to say that meaning is an objective property analogous to size or shape. If meaning is not a physical property then it follows that ...
  • Leading cultures of transition through arts practice. 

    Douglas, Anne (University of Valencia, 2016-11-30)
    DOUGLAS, A. 2016. Leading cultures of transition through arts practice. Keynote presented at the Art and ecology seminar, 28-30 November 2016, Valencia, Spain.
    In this third keynote I want to rise a little to the surface while rising to the challenge that both speakers have offered the arts. All three presentations share in common the importance of the stories we tell ourselves. ...
  • What is it possible to know? 

    Douglas, Anne (NAFAE http://www.nafae.org.uk/events/research-practice-practice-research, 2016-07-15)
    DOUGLAS, A. 2016. What is it possible to know? Presented at the Research practice practice research symposium; fine art research network, 15 July 2016, Lancaster, UK. Lancaster: NAFAE [online]. Available from: http://www.nafae.org.uk/sites/default/files/papers/research_practice_keynote_anne_douglas.pdf
    In his 1978 movie Manhattan, Woody Allen’s character, lying on a coach in his apartment after a break up of a relationship, records his thoughts on life: “An idea for a short story about people in Manhattan who are ...
  • Your thought will find the contours. 

    Douglas, Anne; Ravetz, Amanda (IKKM, 2014-07-02)
    DOUGLAS, A. and RAVETZ, A. 2014. Your thought will find the contours. Presented at the sewing lines, growing surfaces, breathing atmospheres: towards an ontogeny of things workshop, 2-3 July 2014, Weimar, Germany.
    Our aim in this presentation is to report on research we have been doing around drawing and filming. As associates of Knowing from Inside, we are interested in discovering in what sense drawing and filming can be considered ...
  • The graphic line-'an event in its own material'. 

    Douglas, Anne; Ravetz, Amanda (University of Southern Denmark, 2014-11-19)
    DOUGLAS, A. and RAVETZ, A. 2014. The graphic line-'an event in its own material'. Presented at the making traces symposium, 19-22 November 2014, Odense, Denmark.
    Amanda Ravetz is a film maker and anthropologist. Anne Douglas is a visual artist with a background in sculpture. For the past couple of years, they have been collaborating together as associates in Tim Ingold's research ...
  • The discourse of design for social innovation. 

    Bugali, Hilal; Fairburn, Susan Marie (GLASGOW CALEDONIAN UNIVERSITY http://www.isircconference2016.com/, 2016-09-05)
    BUGALI, H. and FAIRBURN, S. 2016. The discourse of design for social innovation. In Proceedings of the 8th international social innovation research conference: social innovation in the 21st century; beyond welfare capitalism, 5-7th September 2016, Glasgow, UK. Glasgow: Glasgow Caledonian University, ID 160.
    Social innovation is an interdisciplinary area, where many professionals work collaboratively towards public good. In the last decade, design practitioners in the UK have shown increasing interest in social innovation ...
  • Designing from the unfamiliar: how designing for space and extreme environments can generate spin-off and innovate product strategies. 

    Fairburn, Susan Marie; Dominoni, Annalisa (EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DESIGN, 2015-04-22)
    FAIRBURN, S. and DOMINONI, A. 2015. Designing from the unfamiliar: how designing for space and extreme environments can generate spin-off and innovate product strategies. In Proceedings of the 11th International European academy of design conference: the value of design research, 22-24 April 2015, Paris, France.
    We moderate our world and our interactions with objects and others through our behaviours, habitats, clothing and gadgetry. Designers seek new ways to innovate products but there is a limit to our experiences and observations ...
  • How images actually work: settling a longstanding debate. 

    Hamlyn, Jim (INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IMAGE (ORGANISERS) http://ontheimage.com/about/history/2015-conference/, 2015-10-29)
    HAMLYN, J. 2015. How images actually work: settling a longstanding debate. In the Proceedings of the 6th International conference of the image, 29-30 October 2015, California, USA.
    As a cultural innovation, image-making is perhaps one of our most enduring forms of new media. The many technical developments necessary for the production of convincing images have emerged over the last 40,000 years, yet ...
  • Networks of attribution: the cultural origins of meaning. 

    Hamlyn, Jim (COMMON GROUND RESEARCH NETWORKS http://artsinsociety.com/about/history/2015-conference, 2015-07-22)
    HAMLYN, J. 2015. Networks of attribution: the cultural origins of meaning. In Proceedings of the 10th international conference on the arts in society and arts in society knowledge community, 22-24 July 2015, London, UK.
    Despite the fact that we commonly refer to artworks as 'meaningful' things, this is not to say that meaning is an objective property analogous to size or shape. If meaning is not a physical property, then it follows that ...
  • The truth about images. 

    Hamlyn, Jim (COMMON GROUND RESEARCH NETWORKS http://iccliverpool.ac.uk/events/event/7th-international-conference-on-the-image/, 2016-09-01)
    HAMLYN, J. 2016. The truth about images. In Proceedings of the 7th international conference on the image, 1-2 September 2016, Liverpool, UK.
    Many people believe that images-photographs in particular-are truth bearers; that they provide meaningful testimony and have what philosophers sometimes call "factive", as opposed to "fictive", status. We also commonly ...
  • Does the world draw? 

    Ravetz, Amanda; Douglas, Anne (EASA http://www.nomadit.co.uk/easa/easa2014/panels.php5?PanelID=3243, 2014-07-31)
    RAVETZ, A. and DOUGLAS, A. 2014. Does the world draw? In Proceedings of the Tallin workshop, 1st August 2014, as part of the 13th European association of social anthropologists biennial conference of collaboration intemacy and revolution (EASA 2014): innovation and continuity in an interconnected world [online], 31st July-3rd August 2014, Tallinn, Estonia. Available from: http://www.nomadit.co.uk/easa/easa2014/panels.php5?PanelID=3243
    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 ...
  • A public conversation: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar four. 

    On the Edge Research (http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/, 2007-12-31)
    ON THE EDGE RESEARCH. 2007. A public conversation: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar four [online]. Proceedings of a seminar held in 2007, Edinburgh, UK. Available from http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/
    This seminar was the culmination of four seminars, Working in Public, funded by the Scottish Arts Council through a new initiative, Public Art Resources and Research, Scotland. This initiative is to promote excellence and ...
  • Representation and power: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar two. 

    On the Edge Research (http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/, 2007-12-31)
    ON THE EDGE RESEARCH. 2007. Representation and power: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar two [online]. Proceedings of a seminar held in 2007, Glasgow, UK. Available from http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/
    This seminar explored power in relation to the authority of the artist, institutional authority and authority as individual. In each of these situations the issue of representation was closely linked to how power might be ...
  • Quality and imperfection: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar three. 

    On the Edge Research (http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/, 2007-12-31)
    ON THE EDGE RESEARCH. 2007. Quality and imperfection: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar three [online]. Proceedings of a seminar held in 2007, Inverness, UK. Available from http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/
    We explored some of the ethical and artistic implications of veiwing the idea of public as a living process of forming of different publics in response to specefic circumstances and through discrete modes of address. How ...
  • Aesthetics and ethics of working in public: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar one. 

    On the Edge Research (On the Edge Research http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/, 2007-12-31)
    ON THE EDGE RESEARCH. 2007. Aesthetics and ethics of working in public: 'Working in Public Seminars' project, seminar one [online]. Proceedings of a seminar held in 2007, Aberdeen, UK. Available from http://www.workinginpublicseminars.org/
    The seminar drew discussion through a range of questions: How we might determine what is art and what is not art? When and where is it appropriate for the artist to speak for others? When art is camouflaged in every day ...
  • 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 ...
  • Adopting 'Fablab' model to embed creative entrepreneurship across design program. 

    Pengelly, Jon; Fairburn, Susan Marie; Newlands, Bruce (DESIGN SOCIETY https://www.designsociety.org/publication/33262/adopting_fablab_model_to_embed_creative_entrepreneurship_across_design_program, 2012-09-06)
    PENGELLY, J., FAIRBURN, S. and NEWLANDS, B. 2012. Adopting 'Fablab' model to embed creative entrepreneurship across design program. In Proceedings of the 14th international conference on engineering and product design education [E&PDE12]: Design education for future wellbeing, 6-7 September 2012, Antwerp, Belguim. Bristol: Design Society [online]. Available from: https://www.designsociety.org/publication/33262/adopting_fablab_model_to_embed_creative_entrepreneurship_across_design_program
    This paper sets out to describe and contextualize the impact a new FabLab workshop program has had on the direction and curriculum development at Gray's School of Art, Robert Gordon University towards more clearly linking ...
  • Design for social innovation and inclusion. 

    Craddock, Cameron T.; Fairburn, Susan Marie (European Academy of Design http://ebkonferens.se/papers/ten/design_for_social_innovation_and_inclusion.pdf, 2013-04-17)
    CRADDOCK, C.T. and FAIRBURN, S.M. 2013. Design for social innovation and inclusion. In Proceedings of the 10th European academy of design conference [EAD 10]: crafting the future, 17-19 April 2013, Gothenburg, Sweden. Lancaster: EAD. Available from: http://ebkonferens.se/papers/ten/design_for_social_innovation_and_inclusion.pdf
    Designing out crime is a strategy that the UK Design Council continues to profile and support, promoting the use of design as an approach for addressing social challenges and combating crime (UK Design Council 2011). This ...

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