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Kind materials: Bio-digital textile design (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Morgan, L. (2021, March). Kind materials: Bio-digital textile design. Paper presented at Fifteenth International Conference on Design Principles & Practices, Universidad de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico

There are systemic problems with the way we design and use objects that contribute to a linear model of growth in the global economy. Resource use and consequent waste in textile manufacturing, distribution and end-use poses significant socio-environ... Read More about Kind materials: Bio-digital textile design.

Sustainable and multifunctional composites of graphene-based natural jute fibers (2021)
Journal Article
Karim, N., Sarker, F., Afroj, S., Zhang, M., Potluri, P., & Novoselov, K. S. (in press). Sustainable and multifunctional composites of graphene-based natural jute fibers. Advanced Sustainable Systems, https://doi.org/10.1002/adsu.202000228

Smart and sustainable natural fiber‐based composites are of great interest due to their biodegradability, recyclability, and environmental benefits over synthetic fiber composites. In addition, the environmental impact of plastics and synthetic fiber... Read More about Sustainable and multifunctional composites of graphene-based natural jute fibers.

Touch for luck, a jeweller's perspective on touch (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Boons, S. (2020, December). Touch for luck, a jeweller's perspective on touch. Presented at Touch: Reflections on making, Online

Microscopic interpretations trough touch in the jeweller’s practice. A reflection of touch in our culture today; from ‘touch for luck’ to ‘touch and get Corona’ and how changed perceptions are impacting practice or providing inspiration.

Questioning the ‘real’ and ‘natural’: A case study on diamonds (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Boons, S. (2020, December). Questioning the ‘real’ and ‘natural’: A case study on diamonds. Presented at Art of Research 2020, Aalto, Finland

The aim of the presentation is to explore and question the definitions assigned to materials and their promotion as natural’ and ‘real’. When it comes to identifying materials, how many processes applied to the material can be justified for it to be... Read More about Questioning the ‘real’ and ‘natural’: A case study on diamonds.

Field workers unite (2020)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (2020). Field workers unite. Printmaking Today, 29(116), 22-23

Sarah Bodman talks with David Dellafiora of Field Study International about his inclusive book projects.

Feminist and queer arts activism (2020)
Book Chapter
Johnson, C. (2020). Feminist and queer arts activism. In B. Keith Alexander, J. Faber McAlister, & M. Niles Goins (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Communication. Routledge

This chapter adopts an historiographic approach to the field of feminist and queer arts activisms, which privileges ideas of affinity and resonance between artists of different generations rather than canonical notions of chronology, precedence and s... Read More about Feminist and queer arts activism.

Multifunctional graphene-based wearable e-textiles (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Karim, N., Afroj, S., & Islam, M. H. Multifunctional graphene-based wearable e-textiles. Manuscript submitted for publication

Wearable electronics is becoming increasingly very popular since such technology makes life safer, healthier and more comfortable. Among them, smart wearable textiles have been going through significant evolutions in recent years, through the innovat... Read More about Multifunctional graphene-based wearable e-textiles.

The development of methodologies for color printing in digital inkjet textile printing and the application of color knowledge in the Ways of Making Project (2020)
Journal Article
Gooby, B. (in press). The development of methodologies for color printing in digital inkjet textile printing and the application of color knowledge in the Ways of Making Project. Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice, https://doi.org/10.1080/20511787.2020.1827802

Digital textile printing (DTP) offers creative potential and entrepreneurial business models in textile design. Designers are no longer restricted to a number of colors or pattern repeat. It has become possible to print fabric without large set-up c... Read More about The development of methodologies for color printing in digital inkjet textile printing and the application of color knowledge in the Ways of Making Project.

Now you see it, and Now you don’t: Illusive colour (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Klein, S. (2020, November). Now you see it, and Now you don’t: Illusive colour. Presented at Twenty-eighth Color and Imaging Conference, Online

Colour, as beauty, lies in the eye of the beholder. In 1861, based on the RGB model of colour perception, James Clerk Maxwell produced the first colour photographs by exposing black and white film through red, green and blue filters, thus recording i... Read More about Now you see it, and Now you don’t: Illusive colour.

Ambient Literature: Towards a New Poetics of Situated Writing and Reading Practices (2020)
Book
Abba, T., Dovey, J., & Pullinger, K. (Eds.). (2020). Ambient Literature: Towards a New Poetics of Situated Writing and Reading Practices. Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan

This book considers how a combination of place-based writing and location responsive technologies produce new kinds of literary experiences. Building on the work done in the Ambient Literature Project (2016–2018), this books argues that these encount... Read More about Ambient Literature: Towards a New Poetics of Situated Writing and Reading Practices.

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