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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.

Spending time within books (2021)
Book Chapter
Bodman, S. L. (in press). 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.

Adapting wives and daughters for television: Reimagining women, travel, natural science, and race (2021)
Journal Article
Ballinger, G. (in press). Adapting wives and daughters for television: Reimagining women, travel, natural science, and race. Adaptation, https://doi.org/10.1093/adaptation/apab005

This essay examines the depiction of women, travel, natural science, and race in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Wives and Daughters (1864–66) and Andrew Davies’s BBC adaptation of the novel (1999). It argues that the adaptation offers a recognizable transpositi... Read More about Adapting wives and daughters for television: Reimagining women, travel, natural science, and race.

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.

The alchemical dream of man-made crystals: A contextual review of the creative use of man-made crystals for the production of jewellery (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Boons, S. (2021, March). The alchemical dream of man-made crystals: A contextual review of the creative use of man-made crystals for the production of jewellery. Paper presented at Fifteenth International Conference on Design Principles & Practices, University of Monterrey, Mexico

This paper reports on the limited creative use of man-made crystals for the production of jewellery designs through a contextual review. Jewellers have used crystals for the creation of jewellery for centuries (Philips, 2012) utilising tools to adjus... Read More about The alchemical dream of man-made crystals: A contextual review of the creative use of man-made crystals for the production of jewellery.

Crystals as co-creators: An investigation of growing crystals as a methodology for jewellery designers (2021)
Journal Article
Boons, S. (in press). Crystals as co-creators: An investigation of growing crystals as a methodology for jewellery designers. FORMakademisk, 14(2), https://doi.org/10.7577/formakademisk.4190

Grown crystals are used for a range of novel innovations supporting a wide array of industries. Within the jewellery industry however, grown crystals are only used in a limited capacity and mainly as a surrogate for mined gemstones. This paper invest... Read More about Crystals as co-creators: An investigation of growing crystals as a methodology for jewellery designers.

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’.

“You wouldn’t get that from watching TV!”: Exploring audience responses to virtual reality nonfiction in the home (2020)
Journal Article
Rose, M., David-Green, , Chris-Bevan, , Harry-Farmer, , Kirsten-Cater, , & Danae-Stanton-Fraser, . (in press). “You wouldn’t get that from watching TV!”: Exploring audience responses to virtual reality nonfiction in the home. Convergence, https://doi.org/10.1177/1354856520979966

Consumer VR headsets (e.g. Oculus Go) have brought VR nonfiction within reach of at home audiences. However, despite increases in VR hardware sales and enthusiasm for the platform among niche audiences at festivals, mainstream audience interest in VR... Read More about “You wouldn’t get that from watching TV!”: Exploring audience responses to virtual reality nonfiction in the home.

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.

Public written statement to the UN WGEPAD 27th Session: The urgency of now - Systemic racism and the lessons of 2020 (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Olaiya, M.A., H. B. A. (2020). Public written statement to the UN WGEPAD 27th Session: The urgency of now - Systemic racism and the lessons of 2020

The UN WGEPAD 27th public session: "The Urgency of Now - Systemic Racism and the Lessons of 2020" was held between 30 November to 3 December. This thematic session built on the WGEPAD’s COVID-19 report, systemic racism and global protests, and set t... Read More about Public written statement to the UN WGEPAD 27th Session: The urgency of now - Systemic racism and the lessons of 2020.

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.

The “Sawdust Fusiliers": The Canadian Forestry Corps in Devon, 1916-19 (2020)
Journal Article
Fedorowich, K. (2020). The “Sawdust Fusiliers": The Canadian Forestry Corps in Devon, 1916-19. Histoire Sociale / Social History, 53(109), 519-544. https://doi.org/10.1353/his.2020.0030

In April 1916, the first battalion of Canadian lumberjacks arrived in England to initiate large-scale forestry operations. The remarkable achievements of the men of the Canadian Forestry Corps—who would number almost 32,000 by November 1918—are littl... Read More about The “Sawdust Fusiliers": The Canadian Forestry Corps in Devon, 1916-19.

Draw of a Drawing (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Banou, S. (2020). Draw of a Drawing. In D. Hallama, R. Liptau, A. K. Hougaard, G. Lidia, C. Rikke Lyngsø, & E. Drach (Eds.), Artefakte des Entwerfens. , (182-191)

Draw of a Drawing is a transcription of the installation Kaleidoscopic City (a survey of Edinburgh focused on the transitory elements of the urban). As such it marks the moment that the elements of the survey are projected upon a single surface. Und... Read More about Draw of a Drawing.

Christian engagement with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Brooks, I. (2020, November). Christian engagement with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Presented at Christian Rural and Environmental Studies, Online

Conference report on research into the state of Christian engagement with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (Focus on the UK). Reports on interviews with stakeholders and quantitative research using page counts on church web do... Read More about Christian engagement with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Parting the iron curtain: Michael Klinger’s attempt to make 'A Man and a Half' (2020)
Book Chapter
Spicer, A. (2020). Parting the iron curtain: Michael Klinger’s attempt to make 'A Man and a Half'. In J. Fenwick, D. Eldridge, & K. Foster (Eds.), Shadow Cinema: The Historical and Production Context of Unmade Films (57-70). (1). Bloomsbury Publishing

Between 1967 and 1984, British independent producer Michael Klinger attempted to make a war film initially called Parachute that was renamed A Man and a Half. It was an international production through which as Klinger hoped to establish himself as a... Read More about Parting the iron curtain: Michael Klinger’s attempt to make 'A Man and a Half'.

Right here, right now - Observations, speculations & hallucinations (2020)
Physical Artefact
Bodman, S. Right here, right now - Observations, speculations & hallucinations. [publish on demand]. Winchester, UK

This publication represents the output from an open call made to artists and designers in middle of a Covid-19 pandemic, April to May 2020. The result is a kind of visual atlas, photos and drawings, multiple perspectives of the same moment. Contri... Read More about Right here, right now - Observations, speculations & hallucinations.

Wipe (2020)
Physical Artefact
Bodman, S. Wipe. [rubber stamps]. UK

Wipe is a small assembling publication in which toilet paper is the medium. The use of a nonarchival, indeed anti-archival medium, is intentional, with the ephemerality and fragility of the medium in sharp contrast with the artistic concern for archi... Read More about Wipe.

An open book (2020)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (2020). An open book. Printmaking Today, 29(115), 22-23

An Open Book: The generous narrative spaces in tactile artists’ books by Katerina Kyselica that demand to be handled

‘We shall have a fine holiday’: Imperial sentiment, unemployment and the 1928 miner-harvester scheme to Canada (2020)
Book Chapter
Fedorowich, K. (2020). ‘We shall have a fine holiday’: Imperial sentiment, unemployment and the 1928 miner-harvester scheme to Canada. In M. Ruiz (Ed.), Bridging Boundaries in British Migration History: In Memorium Eric Richards (197-225). Anthem Press

The annual migration of harvesters from central and eastern Canada to the prairies had been a regular event ever since 1890. As the wheat economy expanded, larger supplies of manpower were needed to bring in the harvest. In 1906 and 1923 British work... Read More about ‘We shall have a fine holiday’: Imperial sentiment, unemployment and the 1928 miner-harvester scheme to Canada.