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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.

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.

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.

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’.

Communicating touch: Physical places via digital spaces (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Butler, A. (2020, December). Communicating touch: Physical places via digital spaces. Paper presented at Touch: Reflections on Making, online

To organise and host an online research event for ten creative practitioners that was planned previously as a physical one, required a specific way of thinking about structure and content. The curation (of the event) would be crucial to the participa... Read More about Communicating touch: Physical places via digital spaces.

The art of the maker – Craft, design and technology in the 21st century (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Parraman, C. (2020, October). The art of the maker – Craft, design and technology in the 21st century. Presented at Printing for Fabrication, Japan (online)

Invention, innovation and insight are keywords for any technologist and designer working in the academic or commercial sector. In the twenty-first century, a wealth of new and emerging materials, alongside digital methods for the manufacture of produ... Read More about The art of the maker – Craft, design and technology in the 21st century.

Counter-terrorist financing, cryptoassets, social media platforms, and suspicious activity reports: A step into the regulatory unknown (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Ryder, N. (2020, September). Counter-terrorist financing, cryptoassets, social media platforms, and suspicious activity reports: A step into the regulatory unknown. Paper presented at Blockchain Technology: Current Challenges of Cryptocurrency’, Aston University

This paper is divided into three parts. The first part of the paper identifies a new and emerging terrorism funding model via cryptoassets and social media platforms – the Social Networking Funding Model. The paper enhances the understanding of the... Read More about Counter-terrorist financing, cryptoassets, social media platforms, and suspicious activity reports: A step into the regulatory unknown.

Time and value at Bath Abbey: Erosion, fragmentation and the role of the replica (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Littlefield, D. (2020, August). Time and value at Bath Abbey: Erosion, fragmentation and the role of the replica. Paper presented at ACHS 2020 Futures, UCL, London UK

Bath Abbey is undergoing a substantial programme of conservation and change; including the removal and reinstatement/replacement of the 847 ledger stones comprising its floor. The floor is, in fact, almost entirely comprised of these burial markers.... Read More about Time and value at Bath Abbey: Erosion, fragmentation and the role of the replica.

Urban lighthouses and a tactile city (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Parraman, C., & D'Agnano, F. (2020, June). Urban lighthouses and a tactile city. Paper presented at AMPS Architecture, Media, Politics, Society, Online

Wayfinding strategies for visually impaired are fundamental for providing social inclusion, a better quality of life, a level of independency and urban accessibility for people with special needs. Recent digital technologies can provide significant b... Read More about Urban lighthouses and a tactile city.

Ceramic profile extrusion: New tooling approaches to re-appropriate the use of a heritage medium in architecture (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Jorgensen, T. (2020, June). Ceramic profile extrusion: New tooling approaches to re-appropriate the use of a heritage medium in architecture. Paper presented at CONNECTIONS: EXPLORING HERITAGE, ARCHITECTURE, CITIES, ART MEDIA, Virtual / Canterbury, United Kingdom

The ceramic medium is extremely prevalent in our build environment. This medium is used in architecture in a myriad of applications in the shape of: bricks, cladding, roofing and tiles for interior/exterior surfaces. The use of red terracotta is char... Read More about Ceramic profile extrusion: New tooling approaches to re-appropriate the use of a heritage medium in architecture.

The development of methodologies for digital colour printing in textile design (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Gooby, B. (2017, November). The development of methodologies for digital colour printing in textile design. Poster presented at Textiles and Life, Manchester

This research project considers how designers can achieve colour fidelity when digitally printing on a range of fabrics, through exploring, and developing, existing colour tools and methods. Digital screen colour, a mix of red, green and blue light... Read More about The development of methodologies for digital colour printing in textile design.