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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.

How do illness perceptions influence the effectiveness of self-management in individuals living in Bermuda with type 2 diabetes? (2021)
Thesis
Matthew, T. How do illness perceptions influence the effectiveness of self-management in individuals living in Bermuda with type 2 diabetes?. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7212112

Diabetes is a chronic condition that occurs when blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high in the body (NHS, 2016). Diabetes UK (2009) estimates that self-management is 95% of managing diabetes. Self-management refers to an individual’s abil... Read More about How do illness perceptions influence the effectiveness of self-management in individuals living in Bermuda with type 2 diabetes?.

His dark materials (2021)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (2021). His dark materials. Printmaking Today, 30(118), 22-23

Ian Andrews talks to Sarah Bodman about his collaboration with a particle physics group resulting in artists’ books exploring dark matter

Lens-less capture and emerging moving imaging technologies: An investigation into the ways in which digital pinhole capture and advances in lens-less capture in imaging technologies may affect the form and content of moving images (2021)
Thesis
Williams, L. Lens-less capture and emerging moving imaging technologies: An investigation into the ways in which digital pinhole capture and advances in lens-less capture in imaging technologies may affect the form and content of moving images. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6726592

This thesis is a practice-led enquiry that investigates the creative potential of pinhole video, a new imaging technique which is undocumented elsewhere. Although fixed pinhole image capture has been possible since the advent of chemical photography... Read More about Lens-less capture and emerging moving imaging technologies: An investigation into the ways in which digital pinhole capture and advances in lens-less capture in imaging technologies may affect the form and content of moving images.

Crystals as co-creators: An investigation of growing crystals as a methodology for jewellery designers (2021)
Journal Article
Boons, S. (2021). Crystals as co-creators: An investigation of growing crystals as a methodology for jewellery designers. FORMakademisk, 14(2), 1-18. 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.

Birmingham as “composite monster”: Roy Fisher’s city (1961) (2021)
Book Chapter
Rogers, S. (in press). Birmingham as “composite monster”: Roy Fisher’s city (1961). In J. Tambling (Ed.), The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Urban Literary Studies. Palgrave Macmillan

Roy Fisher (1930–2017) was a major figure in British poetry, with a body of work which bridged the gap between mainstream and modernist writing. A significant artist of English urban space, Fisher’s work insistently returned to his exploration of Bir... Read More about Birmingham as “composite monster”: Roy Fisher’s city (1961).

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.

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.

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.

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.

It's a new day (2021)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S., & Owen, P. It's a new day. [artists' books]. Exhibited at Bristol, UK. 2 March 2021 - 18 April 2021. (Unpublished)

Curation of exhibition - This online display in collaboration with Arnolfini, Bristol showcases a selection of artists’ books on mental health, wellbeing and recovery, and thinking about how we live within our environment. It links to themes of inter... Read More about It's a new day.

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.

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 non-fiction in the home (2020)
Journal Article
Green, D. P., Rose, M., Bevan, C., Farmer, H., Cater, K., & Stanton Fraser, D. (2021). ‘You wouldn’t get that from watching TV!’: Exploring audience responses to virtual reality non-fiction in the home. Convergence, 27(3), 805-829. https://doi.org/10.1177/1354856520979966

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