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Expressing technological metaphors in urban dance
Anthropology Of, For, And With Design: A Philippine Perspective
(Ugnayang Pang-Aghamtao/The Anthropological Association of the Philippines, 2014-11-01)
The intersection of the fields of design and anthropology emerges as fertile ground for study as societies increasingly acknowledge the tremendous impact the objects we create for ourselves have on our lives. As anthropologists ...
Feeling Safe in the Dark : Examining the Effect of Entrapment, Lighting Levels, and Gender on Feelings of Safety and Lighting Policy Acceptability
This research examined to what extent physical factors, notably lighting and entrapment (blocked escape), and individual factors, notably gender, affect feelings of safety and the acceptability of reduced lighting levels. ...
Perceptions of time in relation to climate change
Time is at the heart of understanding climate change, from the perspective of both natural and social scientists. This article selectively reviews research on time perception and temporal aspects of decision making in ...
Blobs in tartan colours: Margaret Tait's Painted Eightsome
(University of St Andrews, Fife, with British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies, 2014-11-01)
This essay explores the interplay of Julia Kristeva's concepts of semiotic and symbolic in the Orcadian film-poet Margaret Tait's direct animation film Painted Eightsome, in which the music of a Scottish reel is combined ...
The people who live along the Tamar form a close relationship with the river; each affected by the other. Artist film-makers Kayla Parker and Stuart Moore used this idea of symbiosis to create Reach. By laying raw film in ...
Maelstrom: The Return
The first in a series of films inspired by the turbulent waters of Devil’s Point, Plymouth. Mysterious upwellings and whirlpools combine with cinematic memories of long-forgotten arrivals and departures. The swirling waters ...
Things-Meanings Castle Drogo
The primary aim of this project was to develop a small number of prototype objects to be used by visitors to the National Trust property Castle Drogo so to enhance the visiting experience. The early development happened ...