SUMMER COLLOQUIUM: Uncertain Knowledge(s)

7th July 2021 | 09:30 – 16:00 GMT | Online | An artist’s working process is a hidden yet significant journey: it is where ambiguous and uncertain knowledge(s) are given the opportunity to be discovered through materiality and encounter. The artist’s process itself is also a highly valuable practice of research, actively enabling new yetContinue reading “SUMMER COLLOQUIUM: Uncertain Knowledge(s)”

ART AS A PRACTICE OF RESEARCH SEMINAR: Prof Robin Nelson

29th June 2021 | 15:30-16:30 GMT | Online | We are delighted to welcome Professor Robin Nelson for his talk ‘PRACTICE AS RESEARCH IN THE FUTURE ACADEMY: Attending Differently‘ as the last speaker in our Art as a Practice of Research series for 2020-21. In an increasingly corporatized academy, what role might the arts play?Continue reading “ART AS A PRACTICE OF RESEARCH SEMINAR: Prof Robin Nelson”

New exhibitions at MAC Birmingham

Now that galleries have opened, and the sun is shining here are four new exhibitions at MAC Birmingham for you to visit: CAROLINE WALKER: WOMEN’S WORK Women’s Work is Caroline Walker’s most comprehensive exhibition to date. It examines the often, unseen jobs performed by women, such as tailors and chambermaids and viewed from the side lines in their otherwiseContinue reading “New exhibitions at MAC Birmingham”

Stardust | Monika Fischbein

My current practice and research uses an interdisciplinary approach applying methodologies, such as iconography and symbolism. The work centres on the notions of spiritual identity, esotericism, and mysticism; their manifestation in imaging, moreover, investigating their role and purpose in contemporary visual culture. “Stardust – Postcards from Heaven” depicts Vedic astrology’s nakshatra constellations and their evolutionary connections with karmic paths of individualsContinue reading “Stardust | Monika Fischbein”

Drawing for learning | Chloé Masi

My research explores the potential of drawing through both practice-based and pedagogical enquiry. My research explores drawing and pedagogy in higher education. My current research analyses how drawing can support learning in art school. I am developing a taxonomy to evaluate drawing processes and skills acquisition across cognitive, spatial and sensory skills. This taxonomy willContinue reading “Drawing for learning | Chloé Masi”

Waiting

Catherine Baker will be presenting her reworked film called Waiting supported by the Arts England as part of MAH 2019 in Aalborg, Denmark. She will also present a paper as part of the conference proceedings MAH 2019 denmark

Uncertain knowledge(s) colloquium announced!

An artist’s working process is a hidden yet significant journey: it is where ambiguous and uncertain knowledge(s) are given the opportunity to be discovered through materiality and encounter. The artist’s process itself is also a highly valuable practice of research, actively enabling new yet potentially slippery knowledge(s) to emerge through reflection, the synthesis of ideasContinue reading “Uncertain knowledge(s) colloquium announced!”

Drawing, Research, Theory, Practice

The first week of 2021 sees the publication of the Journal DRTP Volume 5, Number 2 edited by Dr Catherine Baker. It is published by Intellect with a focus on the multifaceted (inter)relationships between Drawing and Science. You may recall a webinar we held late last year on the experience of journal editing and writing whereContinue reading “Drawing, Research, Theory, Practice”

THE ILLOGICAL PROGRESSION OF THE MYTHOLOGICAL BIRD | Jennifer Ng

I am currently trying to comprehend the irony of bountiful blessings on the Peranakan culture. One of the motifs often found on many Peranakan objects was the Eternal Knot. Its intertwining lines flow in a closed pattern , symbolising the interrelation between all phenomena. It expresses the union of the spiritual, human compassion and wisdom,Continue reading “THE ILLOGICAL PROGRESSION OF THE MYTHOLOGICAL BIRD | Jennifer Ng”

ART AS A PRACTICE OF RESEARCH SEMINAR: Prof Erin Manning

1st December 2021 | 16:00-17:00 GMT | Online | We are delighted to welcome Professor Erin Manning to present the second talk as part of this series: Erin Manning is a professor in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Concordia University (Montreal, Canada). She is also the founder of SenseLab (www.senselab.ca), a laboratory that exploresContinue reading “ART AS A PRACTICE OF RESEARCH SEMINAR: Prof Erin Manning”