Recent Submissions

  • Plume of Feathers: Still Moving Images 

    Black, SM (4th International Motion Festival, European University,Cyprus, 2017-05)
    This paper will explore the relationship between still and moving images in a project consisting of illustration as a visual essay making use of film and still image, which is projected over the live performance of a music ...
  • Known Unknowns: design thinking in the entrepreneurial wilderness 

    Black, S (European University, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2019-05-09)
    This paper will look at how motion graphics are made, by exploring design methodologies. It will look initially at a research practice from the related field of illustration, with two interviews with motion graphics ...
  • Plume of Feathers: Performativity and Performance 

    Black, SM (Markings Symposium, House of Illustration/UAL Markings Illustration and Performance Festival, 8-9 July 2016, 2016-07)
    This paper will begin with questions concerning the performativity of the written thesis that arose from practice-led PhD research and whether it does what it says, specifically in relation to the argument’s location ...
  • Show and Tell: Writing the academic argument within the field of visual communication 

    Black, SM (International Conference on Artistic Research, Society for Artistic Research & University of the Arts, The Hague & Leiden University, The Hague, Netherlands 28-29 April 2016, 2016-04)
    Writing is an intrinsic part of the thinking process, but is unfairly foregrounded as the main mechanism for submitting academic research in the visual arts. The process of practice-led research is an integration of ...
  • Plume of Feathers: Exploring the Contemporary Moon Under Water Through Illustration 

    Black, SM (Shaping the View: Understanding Landscape through lllustration, Edinburgh College of Art, 10-11 November 2016, 2016-11)
    This paper will explore illustrative response to urban landscapes, their meaning determined by human use and illustration’s role in reconfiguring this by presenting alternative representations. It is based on and will ...
  • The Artist’s Book as Vehicle for Knowledge 

    Black, SM (Livres d’Artistes: The Artist’s Book in Theory and Practice, Cardiff University 4-6 December 2015, 2015-12)
    This paper will propose that that the artists’s book is capable of carrying an academic argument in a demonstrative and experiential manner, and will explore some of the benefits and pitfalls for the practitioner-researcher ...
  • Exchange & Flow: An anthology 

    Griffin, J; Drayson, H; Knight, J; Hutchinson, J; Punt, M (Transtechnology Research Open AccessPlymouth, 2020-03)
    This book is an archive of the Exchange & Flow writing workshop, its process, participants and impact. The first part documents the workshop, its modalities and approaches to writing. The second part presents new writing ...
  • Towards an agenda of place, local agency-based and inclusive smart urbanism 

    Odendaal, N; Aurigi, A (2020)
    "The volume explores the question of what it means for a city to be 'smart', raises some of the tensions emerging in smart city developments, and considers the implications for future ways of inhabiting and understanding ...
  • Designing the city as a place or product? How space is marginalised in the smart city 

    Aurigi, A (2020)
    "The volume explores the question of what it means for a city to be 'smart', raises some of the tensions emerging in smart city developments, and considers the implications for future ways of inhabiting and understanding ...
  • Debunking the Self; Jastrow, Münsterberg and the Automatograph. 

    Drayson, HE (Universitätsverlag/Leipzig University Press, 2017-10-27)

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