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Touch: Reflections on handling but not touching during the making process (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Jorgensen, T. (2021, December). Touch: Reflections on handling but not touching during the making process. Paper presented at Touch, virtual

The presentation provides reflections on an ongoing research enquiry which explores the clay extrusion process. A particular challenge in the project is the handling of the soft extruded shapes. The presentation outlines the challenges of minimising... Read More about Touch: Reflections on handling but not touching during the making process.

The craftsperson, tacit knowledge and digital embodiment (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Parraman, C., Ho, W., & D'Agnano, F. (2021, July). The craftsperson, tacit knowledge and digital embodiment. Presented at EVA, London

We are increasingly living in a world of digital interfaces, computer screens for work, VR headsets for entertainment, displays in cars and on coffee machines. Computers, robotics and AI are beginning to present new ways and possibilities that can fo... Read More about The craftsperson, tacit knowledge and digital embodiment.

Automatic for the people: Two pieces of crowd-driven music (2021)
Exhibition / Performance
Nash, C. Automatic for the people: Two pieces of crowd-driven music. [http://nash.audio/manhattan/tenor2020/performance.mp4]. Performed at Hamburg, Germany. 10 May 2021 - 13 May 2021. (Unpublished)

A video presenting excepts from two pieces of live generative works developed for BBC Music Day 2018, performed continuously throughout the day on the busy main platform of Bristol railway station. Both pieces are generated (and played) live using th... Read More about Automatic for the people: Two pieces of crowd-driven music.

Spending time within books (2021)
Book Chapter
Bodman, S. L. (2021). Spending time within books. In C. Benjamin Schulz, V. Hildebrand-Schat, & K. Bazarnik (Eds.), Refresh the Book: On the Hybrid Nature of the Book in the Age of Electronic Publishing (221-245). Leiden, The Netherlands: Koninklijke Brill NV. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004443556

In my work as a researcher in the field of artists’ books, I encounter new books on a daily basis. Artists send information on their publications to go into the Book Arts Newsletter or the biennial Artist’s Book Yearbook, or write about their work fo... Read More about Spending time within books.

The Herbarium – World Book Night 2021 (2021)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S., Campbell, N., & Parr, L. The Herbarium – World Book Night 2021. [artists' books, paper, letterpress, textiles, etc.]. Exhibited at Bristol, UK. 23 April 2021 - 23 May 2021. (Unpublished)

Co-curated with Linda Parr for World Book Night 2021. WBN United artists invited participants to search for flowers in a book or poem. The text could have a flowery title, be about flowers or the mention of flowers, perhaps even prompting a new artis... Read More about The Herbarium – World Book Night 2021.

BABE – The Lost Weekend Arnolfini, Bristol – online (2021)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S., Butler, A., Sowden, T., & Owen, P. BABE – The Lost Weekend Arnolfini, Bristol – online. [artists' books, videos]. Exhibited at Bristol, UK. 17 April 2021 - 18 April 2021. (Unpublished)

Sat 17th April – Sun 18th April 2021 Bristol Artist’s Book Event at Arnolfini presented works by over 160 book artists and small publishers from around the world, online over the weekend. We had submissions of books and videos from artists and pub... Read More about BABE – The Lost Weekend Arnolfini, Bristol – online.

Dream lunch (2021)
Journal Article
Ho, W. (2021). Dream lunch. World Wide Wontons,

Wuon-Gean Ho’s Dream Lunch looks at personal depictions of food and consider how these have changed in recent months of solitude. Wuon-Gean reflects on how printmaking has some parallels with cooking, in the gathering of ingredients with a goal in mi... Read More about Dream lunch.

Seeing It On Television (2021)
Book
Lees, D., & Sexton, M. (2021). Seeing It On Television. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing

Seeing It on Television: Televisuality in the Contemporary US ‘High-end’ Series is co-authored by Dominic Lees and Max Sexton. The book is a detailed study of aesthetics in contemporary US television drama. It examines a range of cultural, technolog... Read More about Seeing It On Television.

Visual illusions modulate body perception disturbance and pain in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A randomized trial (2021)
Journal Article
Lewis, J. S., Newport, R., Taylor, G., Smith, M., & McCabe, C. S. (in press). Visual illusions modulate body perception disturbance and pain in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A randomized trial. European Journal of Pain, https://doi.org/10.1002/ejp.1766

Background: Effective treatment of longstanding Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a challenge, as causal mechanisms remain elusive. People with CRPS frequently report distorted subjective perceptions of their affected limb. Evidence of pain re... Read More about Visual illusions modulate body perception disturbance and pain in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A randomized trial.

Creativity in children's digital music composition (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Nash, C., Ford, C., & Bryan-Kinns, N. (in press). Creativity in children's digital music composition

Composing is a neglected area of music education. To increase participation, many technologies provide open-ended interfaces to motivate child autodidactic use, drawing influence from Papert’s LOGO philosophy (to support children’s learning through p... Read More about Creativity in children's digital music composition.

Bespoke anywhere (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Challinor, R., & Gaster, B. (in press). Bespoke anywhere

This paper reports on a project aimed to break away from the portability concerns of native DSP code between different platforms, thus freeing the instrument designer from the burden of porting new Digital Musical Instruments (DMIs) to different arch... Read More about Bespoke anywhere.

Nature Trails, botanical bookworks by Radha Pandey (2021)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (2021). Nature Trails, botanical bookworks by Radha Pandey. Printmaking Today, 29(115), 22-23

Sarah Bodman interviews book artist Radha Pandey about her botanical bookworks and establishing Halden Bookworks, a new book arts centre in Halden, Norway.

Printmaking and time based media (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Ho, W. (2021, March). Printmaking and time based media. Presented at Remote Contact, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA

PRINTMAKING HAS INCREASINGLY LENT ITSELF to being represented in time-based media. While there is a rich history of documentary films that show the artist or printer at work, the print as multiple, often variable, and as a process is increasingly bec... Read More about Printmaking and time based media.

Dream lunch (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Ho, W. (2021, March). Dream lunch. Presented at Remote Contact, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

DURING THE FIRST MONTHS of the pandemic the intimate connection of food and our stability was amplified. We stockpiled beans, devoured ice1 cream novelties and became increasingly aware of the instability and inequity of the entire food system. While... Read More about Dream lunch.

Automatic for the people: Crowd-driven generative scores using Manhattan and machine vision (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Nash, C. (in press). Automatic for the people: Crowd-driven generative scores using Manhattan and machine vision

This paper details a workshop and optional public installation based on the development of situational scores that combine music notation, AI, and code to create dynamic interactive art driven by the realtime movements of objects and people in a live... Read More about Automatic for the people: Crowd-driven generative scores using Manhattan and machine vision.

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.

Faking it (2021)
Journal Article
Lees, D. (2021). Faking it. Sight & Sound, 31(3), 10-11

Could deepfake films make their way from YouTube novelty and artworld provocation into mainstream cinema?

Don’t touch! From hands-on to virtual – 3D access to Bristol Museum’s Japanese Netsuke (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Aure Calvet, X., & Newnham, K. (2021, February). Don’t touch! From hands-on to virtual – 3D access to Bristol Museum’s Japanese Netsuke. Paper presented at Heritage Network Symposium 2021

At Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, an exhibition Netsuke: Miniature masterpieces from Japan was due to open in April 2020. The museum and the Centre for Fine Print Research, UWE were working in partnership to 3D scan some netsuke carvings to 3D print e... Read More about Don’t touch! From hands-on to virtual – 3D access to Bristol Museum’s Japanese Netsuke.

An affordable automated 3D surface scanner: the case of Canaletto’s ‘The Grand Canal, Ascension Day’ (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Aure Calvet, X. (2021, February). An affordable automated 3D surface scanner: the case of Canaletto’s ‘The Grand Canal, Ascension Day’. Paper presented at Digital Past

We present an affordable and automated 3D scanner to record the structure and colour of planar surfaces of artworks. The system is based on the combination of photogrammetric and Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) data and generates high-resolu... Read More about An affordable automated 3D surface scanner: the case of Canaletto’s ‘The Grand Canal, Ascension Day’.