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Lost and Found: Artists’ books, absence and existence (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Bodman, S. (2024, March). Lost and Found: Artists’ books, absence and existence. Paper presented at Książka artystyczna Obecność i nieobecność

Some of the ways that absence has been expressed through artists’ books - the loss of biodiversity, memory, relationships and culture. Examples include works by Roelof Bakker, Caren Florance, Ben Jenner, Gracia & Louise, Essence Press, Sophie Loss, E... Read More about Lost and Found: Artists’ books, absence and existence.

The development of 2.5D printing for appearance re-creation: Exploring ancient Mexican artwork through European archives (2024)
Thesis
Trujillo Vazquez, A. The development of 2.5D printing for appearance re-creation: Exploring ancient Mexican artwork through European archives. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/11147755

This thesis investigates the capabilities of printing technology in producing 2.5D prints and utilises these findings to recreate the appearance of artwork from ancient Mexico, focusing on two types of artwork: damaged pre-Hispanic wall stucco relief... Read More about The development of 2.5D printing for appearance re-creation: Exploring ancient Mexican artwork through European archives.

“Anything you say, will be used against you!” : The necessary place for creative expression and language as an outlet for young people, and the criminal act of criminalising them (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Sobers, S. (2024, March). “Anything you say, will be used against you!” : The necessary place for creative expression and language as an outlet for young people, and the criminal act of criminalising them. Presented at Violence Reduction Partnership 3rd Annual Conference: Music, Language & Social Media, Saltford

Keynote speech exploring the importance of nurturing and protecting creative spaces and opportunities for young people, and for that creativity to not become stigmatised and criminalised. Shared examples of how various forms of music, dance, film, an... Read More about “Anything you say, will be used against you!” : The necessary place for creative expression and language as an outlet for young people, and the criminal act of criminalising them.

Kind Materials Research (2024)
Exhibition / Performance
Morgan, L. Kind Materials Research. [Textiles]. Exhibited at The Future is a Work in Progress, Festival of Futures, Imagination Lancaster, Lancaster University, UK. 7 March 2024 - 15 March 2024. (Unpublished)

Kind Materials Research explores sustainable alternatives to conventional dyeing and finishing by innovatively integrating bio-dyeing with laser technology. Linen textiles are transformed by combining these processes, reimagining traditional textile... Read More about Kind Materials Research.

Don't give them fire! (2024)
Exhibition / Performance
Klein, S. Don't give them fire!. [Print]. 4 March 2024 - 15 March 2024. (Unpublished)

The title ‘Don’t give them fire’ refers to the myth of Prometheus. Prometheus's most famous act was his theft of fire from the gods. According to the myth, Prometheus took fire from the workshop of Hephaestus (the god of fire and craftsmanship) and g... Read More about Don't give them fire!.

Freedom Project (2024)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. Freedom Project. [artists' books]. Exhibited at Łódź, Poland. 28 February 2024 - 28 March 2024. (Unpublished)

FREEDOM PROJECT KOLEKCJA is a response to crises and ongoing global conflicts humanity is facing today. Artists were invited to speak up on issues related to human rights, war, violence, social and racial injustice. The mission of this important and t... Read More about Freedom Project.

An idea-packed guide for scientists teaching communication skills (2024)
Journal Article
Ridgway, A. (2024). An idea-packed guide for scientists teaching communication skills. JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 23(01), Article R03. https://doi.org/10.22323/2.23010703

Teaching Science Students to Communicate: A Practical Guide is aimed at scientists who want to teach science students transferrable communication skills. It starts with a rallying cry and is filled with creative ideas for teaching sessions with top t... Read More about An idea-packed guide for scientists teaching communication skills.

The possible worlds of VR documentary (2024)
Book Chapter
Rose, M. (in press). The possible worlds of VR documentary. In Handbook of Documentary. Intellect

Producers have been drawn to virtual reality (VR) for its potential to render vivid experiences of nonfiction content. The politics of the platform’s affective operation, particularly in relation to distant human others, has been analysed and critiqu... Read More about The possible worlds of VR documentary.

Archive Station (2024)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. Archive Station. [Artists' books]. Exhibited at Paris. 3 February 2024 - 24 February 2024. (Unpublished)

Artists: Marina Abramovic, Alice Anderson, Dominique Angel, Guillaume Apollinaire, Art and Language, Art Critics Orchestra, Enrico Baj, Gianfranco Baruchello, Joseph Beuys, Daphné Bitchatch, Sylvie Blocher, Christian Boltanski, Louise Bourgeois, Jean... Read More about Archive Station.

Rivermaids (2024)
Digital Artefact
Berridge, S., McEwen, L., & Chun, K. (2024). Rivermaids. [Audio]

This play - a drama piece about local water resilience and climate change, has been co-created with community members of Tewkesbury and in partnership with The Roses Theatre. It is a response to a research call encouraging new collaboration between D... Read More about Rivermaids.

Ambient Literature Guidebook (2024)
Book
Abba, T. (2024). Ambient Literature Guidebook. DCRC

Ambient Literature is a way to describe and codify immersive, narrative-led experiences that respond to the presence of a reader within their fabric. Taking the form of a series of short conversations, this book explains what Ambient Literature i... Read More about Ambient Literature Guidebook.

Artist’s Book Yearbook 2024-2025 (2024)
Book
Bodman, S. (2024). Artist’s Book Yearbook 2024-2025. Bristol, UK: Impact Press

Essays: David Paton considers the 50+ years of collecting the 14,000+ items now housed in the Jack Ginsberg Centre for Book Arts (JGCBA) at the Wits Art Museum, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. In Ossessione, Tanya Peixoto... Read More about Artist’s Book Yearbook 2024-2025.

Imagined worlds (2024)
Book Chapter
Bodman, S. (in press). Imagined worlds. In Turn the page: an Anthology. Norwich: turn the page

turn the page has, over a period of ten years (2012-2022), introduced the public to the wonders of the wider book arts genre, and artists and collectors to each other, through its showcasing events, symposia and related exhibitions. To celebrate thos... Read More about Imagined worlds.

Grounding Technologies: The creative use of mundane and emerging technologies for place-based, just climate action (2023)
Report
Dillon, T., Lowe, J., Rasbash, Z., & Blackburn, M. (2023). Grounding Technologies: The creative use of mundane and emerging technologies for place-based, just climate action. Bristol: Bristol+Bath Creative R+D

Putting people and place at the heart of our work, Grounding Technologies explores how everyday, emergent and mundane technologies can support community-centred climate action. Such ambitions were achieved through a programme of public calls that... Read More about Grounding Technologies: The creative use of mundane and emerging technologies for place-based, just climate action.

Audiences for science-theatre: Valued but under-explored (2023)
Book Chapter
Almeida, C., & Weitkamp, E. (in press). Audiences for science-theatre: Valued but under-explored. In Routledge Companion to Performance and Science. Routledge

Despite the growing interest in science-theatre, its audiences remain an under-researched topic within the field of science communication. Therefore, we know relatively little about audience engagement with science-theatre in this context. In this ch... Read More about Audiences for science-theatre: Valued but under-explored.

Protecting transformative optimism in the art classroom: Exploring aspirant art teachers’ shifting ideals (2023)
Thesis
Grant, W. Protecting transformative optimism in the art classroom: Exploring aspirant art teachers’ shifting ideals. (Thesis). University of Glasgow. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/11515380

This extended, normative case study was initiated in response to my professional concerns regarding the capacity of student art and design teachers to defend and extend their personal ideals for future classroom practice. Placement in schools, a majo... Read More about Protecting transformative optimism in the art classroom: Exploring aspirant art teachers’ shifting ideals.

Solar street art for a participatory energy transition (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Nicoletti, E. (2023, December). Solar street art for a participatory energy transition. Paper presented at Local Cultures – Global Spaces: Communities, People and Place, Virtual: New York, Hong Kong, Melbourne

The need to reduce global carbon emissions drives the renewable energy transition which can deeply transform cities. Façade retrofit plays an important role in improving the energy performance of the existing building stock. In renovation projects, t... Read More about Solar street art for a participatory energy transition.

Women in Print I and Women in Print 2 (2023)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (2023). Women in Print I and Women in Print 2. Journal of the Printing Historical Society, 3, 339-340

Review of Women in Print I and Women in Print 2. Each book consists of essays written by individual researchers, designers, historians, librarians, curators and artists offering a range of voices exploring women's roles in printing history. These two... Read More about Women in Print I and Women in Print 2.