Association for Art History annual conference

Bringing together current research and critical debate about art, art history and visual cultures Online EventWednesday 14 – Saturday 17 April 2021 Who should attend the 2021 Annual Conference?The Annual Conference is open to all.  If you are doing research about art, art history or visual culture this online event is a perfect opportunity to … More Association for Art History annual conference

Drawing is Free

There is a online event this evening at 5-6pm. It is a mix of discussion and drawing. It is hosted by the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 and the Cooper Gallery at the University of Dundee. It is a launch of a series of free online events and will feature Chloe Briggs in conversation … More Drawing is Free

INVITATION

WRITING WORKSHOP : Peer-review, publishing and editorial roles Cluster members, PGR and ADM BCU staff are invited to join us for the first in a series of Cluster Writing Workshops that will take place over the coming academic year. This informal session will include feedback from two current doctoral students, Harriet Carter and Edward (Jonnie)Turpie, … More INVITATION

Thinking Through Drawing

‘Teaching drawing online: a showcase of examples and resources for artists and educators’ Material Encounters member Chloe Regan delivered a workshop with the University of the West of England Drawing Research Group on ‘Teaching drawing online: a showcase of examples and resources for artists and educators’ at Thinking Through Drawing Symposium 2020.  Contributors to the workshop presented their … More Thinking Through Drawing

Devious Tools

Blame the Tools:  Crafty Robots, Well-behaved Implements and Disobedient Devices 2-6pm, 8 October 2020 (NEW DATE) ONLINE There has been a long-standing recognition in the arts, humanities, and the social sciences, of the importance of tools and implements, and the ways in which they are used to create, transform and enhance objects. The character of these tools … More Devious Tools

Post-webinar thoughts: How can art be a practice of research?

HOW CAN ART BE A PRACTICE OF RESEARCH was presented by guest speaker Professor Timothy Ingold, world renowned Anthropologist and author of books including: Lines (2016), Making (2013), Being Alive (2011) and The Perception of the Environment (2000). The premise of the webinar was that it is a commonplace that scientists do research. We might … More Post-webinar thoughts: How can art be a practice of research?

LOCKDOWN

Lockdown is difficult. No doubt about it. For artist and researchers alike it is not easy to focus on intellectual or artistic work. If one is a practice-based researcher, as many material encounters members are, our practice has to be undertaken at home rather than in the studio or Art school facilities. Our reading and … More LOCKDOWN

How can art be a practice of research?

The MATERIAL ENCOUNTERS RESEARCH CLUSTER is delighted to welcome Professor Tim Ingold who will lead this online event. About this Event HOW CAN ART BE A PRACTICE OF RESEARCH will be presented by guest speaker Professor Timothy Ingold, world renowned Anthropologist and author of books including: Lines (2016), Making (2013), Being Alive (2011) and The … More How can art be a practice of research?

Online coming soon…

Next week I hope to announce some upcoming online events for Cluster members that will keep intellectual discussions flowing whilst we work remotely. I am in the process of setting up a few different events to support your research activities and interests. Stay safe and healthy everyone.

Opportunity, deadline 20/12/19 – for those identifying as Women (see following)

When: 6 to 8pm, 6 & 20 January, 3 & 17 February, and 2 & 16 March 2020Where: Live Art Development Agency, The Garrett Centre, 117A Mansford Street, London E2 6LX.Web: https://tinyurl.com/v9y88twFB event: https://tinyurl.com/sqwj9qaA Working Group for all identifying Women from Working / Benefit / Under / Council Class backgrounds. LADA is delighted to be hosting Women Working … More Opportunity, deadline 20/12/19 – for those identifying as Women (see following)