Recent Submissions

  • Practice-led research and improvisation in post modern culture. 

    Douglas, Anne (http://www.orpheusinstituut.be/en/education/docartes, 2016-02-26)
    DOUGLAS, A. 2016. Practice-led research and improvisation in post modern culture. Presented as part of the docARTES: crossing borders programme, 26 February 2016, Ghent, Belguim.
    docARTES is an international inter-university doctoral programme for practice-based research in musical arts, designed for musician-researchers. This was an invited lecture for the Crossing borders programme.
  • In pursuit of the voices within social design discourse. 

    Bugali, Hilal; Fairburn, Susan Marie; Halsall, Robert (TRADERS http://tr-aders.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/MEDIATIONS2016-Conference-Proceedings.pdf, 2016-11-21)
    BUGALI, H., FAIRBURN, S. and HALSALL, R. 2016. In pursuit of the voices within social design discourse. In the Proceedings of training art and design researchers for participation in public space (TRADERS): mediations; art and design agency and participation in public space, 21-22 Nov 2016, London, UK. London: TRADERS [online], pages 163-173. Available from: http://tr-aders.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/MEDIATIONS2016-Conference-Proceedings.pdf.
    Design has expanded its scope towards social change and innovation - this is observed to a great extent in the UK in parallel with the 'Big Society', but is happening globally as well. The existing literature concentrates ...
  • Breaking through the aesthetics of public art. 

    Douglas, Anne; Fremantle, Chris (Bergen National Academy of Arts, 2008-12-31)
    DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. 2008. Breaking through the aesthetics of public art. Presented at Sensuous knowledge 5 (SK5): questioning qualities, 2008, Bergen, Norway. Bergen: Bergen National Academy of Arts.
    Our research is concerned with the changing nature of public art. We work with the experience of making art, drawing on articulations of process developed by artists themselves as well as theorists and historians. We also ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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