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Areas of Design Practice as an Alternative Research Paradigm
The view of the world from different subjects is quite distinct, resulting in a different view of what it is to know, and what it is that is known about. Scientists are stereotypically Realists who seek objective facts ...
The man in the white suit: Alexander Mackendrick (1951)
The Man in the White Suit (TMITWS) is rarely mentioned in relation to design practice, beyond its relevance to “smart fabrics,” but every design professional should see this cautionary tale of an individual battling an ...
Barriers to Harmony : Divergent approaches to copyright law and collective copyright management
Divergent types of copyright law leading to divergences in the management of copyright- despite global harmonisation initiatives- prevent the emergence of a globally unified licensing system for music
Typography in Space and Time
Music for The World's Most Relaxing Room : [music created in response to a psychology literature review to promote relaxation]
Professor Blinko created the music for 'The World's Most Relaxing Room,' devised by leading psychologist Professor Richard Wiseman. It was open to the public and world press, 21-24 October 2008 as part of the University ...
Liberation and Containment : Re-visualizing the Eugenic and Evolutionary Ideal of the Fizkul’turnitsa in 1944
Soviet newspaper articles indicate that one way in which the liberation of Soviet territory was celebrated in 1944 was through sporting events, such as cross-country races in Ukraine – one of the territories most severely ...
Light Divided : Curated exhibition. Part of the 'Art After Dark' Series
Light Divided, curated show, The Louise T Blouin Institute, London, 2008 A discrete installation consisting of 3 unique films made as part of the ‘Fixity and Motion’ project. ‘Light Divided’ was part of the ‘Art After Dark’ ...
Eight criteria for practice-based research in the creative and cultural industries
This article addresses two core problems in practice-based research: the identification of fundamental conditions and, therefore, the identification of actual examples. It is critical of the methods in many earlier case ...
Desiring Machine : [Monumental sculpture]
Desiring Machine is a fallen tree/tower lying by the motorway. It is a crashed relic of machine- age desire putting down new roots into the earth and unfurling tendrils from its architectonic radii and sections. The cause ...
Low and Micro-Budget Feature Film Production in the UK
(UK Film Council, 2008-06-17)
A review and analysis of low and micro-budget feature film production in the United Kingdom, the study looked at volumes of production, values and trends. It analyses and discusses the quality of titles produced, their ...