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'In and Out of The Whirlpool of War'
Cherry Kearton filmed a number of newsreels about the First World War, but only 4 survive in the BFI National Film and Television Archive. Based on extensive research, this article offers the first analysis of his surviving ...
‘Dissolving Spectators: Lantern History and the Royal Polytechnic Institution’
There appear to be very few descriptions and drawings of lantern slides projected at the Royal Polytechnic Institution, compared with accounts and depictions of other kinds of magic lantern show. This paper asks firstly ...
From service to self-service: etiquette writing as design discourse 1920-1970
This article examines examples of advice literature published in Britain for what they indicate about changes in the material culture of home entertaining from 1920 to 1970. Advice writing offers ideal models of design ...
Why study Wittgenstein's diagrams?
(Die Osterreichische Ludwig Wittgenstein Gesellschaft, 2001)
This was the title of a seminar that I gave at the Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen in November 1992. The present conference, at which we are undertaking a review of Wittgenstein's works 50 years after his ...
From Riff Raff to Nil by Mouth
(Rivers Oram Press, 2001)
Television and film not only entertain and reflect social change, they may also participate and influence these changes-the recent success of The Full Monty and Billy Elliot- show popular British comedy based on such painful ...
A Response to Huitfeldt
‘Us and Them’
(University of Hertfordshire Galleries, 2001)
Sixgun: Tales From An Unfolded Earth
Sixgun was the final outcome of my Masters degree in Digital Practices and is significant in exploring new approaches to the hypercomic form. At its core, Sixgun was an attempt at resolving the inherent conflict between ...
Visual Reasoning: I see what you mean
(University of Aveiro, 2001)
This paper is a study of examples of visual reasoning from Wittgenstein. There are two key issues. First, to what extent are some lexical concepts predicated on visual examples? Cases of ostensively defined nouns such as ...