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  • Problems and Paradoxes of Painting and Perception 

    Pepperell, Robert (Brill Academic Publishers, 2019-09-11)
    This illustrated essay highlights some conceptual problems that arise when we consider the nature of visual perception and its relationship to art. Science proceeds on the assumption that natural phenomena operate rationally ...
  • Geometry vs Realism: an exploration of visual immersion in a synthetic reality space 

    Lawrence, Abbie; Loudon, Gareth; Gill, Steve; Pepperell, Robert; Baldwin, Joe (2019-09-03)
    With the broader aim of using a synthetic reality environment to improve and develop packaging designs for Welsh food Small-Medium Enterprises (SME), two studies were undertaken in a simulated environment to explore the ...
  • Zoe Preece: Pacing the Perimeter 

    Mayo, Natasha (Mansfield Ceramics, 2019-04)
    An artist’s studio reflects a kind of human geography, a social mapping of space as important to them as the doors and walls of the architecture itself. This is what Edward Soja terms as a ‘Third Space’, a rather brilliant ...
  • Imaging human vision: an artistic perspective 

    Pepperell, Robert (Society for Imaging Science and Technology, 2017-01-29)
    The purpose of artistic practice has frequently been to translate human visual experience into pictures. By viewing these pictures we can retrospectively share something of the world the artist saw, and the way he or she ...
  • Natural Perspective: Mapping Visual Space with Art and Science 

    Burleigh, Alistair; Pepperell, Robert; Ruta, Nicole (MDPI, 2018-05-07)
    Following its discovery in fifteenth-century Italy, linear perspective has often been hailed as the most accurate method of projecting three-dimensional visual space onto a two-dimensional picture plane. However, when we ...
  • Integrating ideas from design disciplines into the STEM curricula 

    Loudon, Gareth (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
    The ‘Future of Jobs’ report from the World Economic Forum (2016) highlights that the three most important skills needed by the workforce from 2020 onwards are complex problem solving skills, critical thinking and creativity. ...
  • ‘I’ve drawn, like, someone who was the world’: drawings as embodied gestures of lived yoga experience 

    Stewart, Carly; Woodward, Martyn; Gough, Rochelle (Taylor & Francis, 2019-03-25)
    There have been strong calls to develop the study of sensory embodied scholarship in sport and physical culture that is open for all academic fields to consider. Work so far relies largely upon the sensory intelligence of ...
  • Nowhere man: John Lennon and spectral liminality 

    Davies, Cath (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013)
    Cath Davies examines the posthumous representation of John Lennon. Where the majority of deceased celebrities are embalmed within comforting discourses that sustain their alive-ness, Lennon, Davies suggests, is different. ...
  • Smells like teen spirit: Channelling subcultural traditions in contemporary Dr Martens branding 

    Davies, Cath (Sage, 2014-02-03)
    In 2012, the Dr Martens footwear company announced profits of £22 million with a 230% rise in sales from 2011–2012. In the light of this achievement, this paper will investigate the ideologies behind recent marketing ...
  • What lies beneath: Fabric and embodiment in Almodovar’s The Skin I Live In 

    Davies, Cath (Ingenta, 2017-06-01)
    This article investigates discourses about fabric and embodiment in Pedro Almodovar’s The Skin I Live In (2011). The aim of the study is to consider how the film’s narrative and mise-en-scène positions fabric as an expression ...
  • The poetics of the fragment 

    Cazeaux, Clive (Wales in Venice, 2019-05-24)
    Installation art has two defining features. The first is that it requires the experience of the viewer or visitor for its completion. This is on the understanding that what is offered in an installation is distributed in ...
  • From insignificance to significance 

    Cazeaux, Clive (Bloomsbury, 2020-02-01)
    Through a series of artworks, the name ‘Martin Creed’ leads us to a position where the concept of what counts as an object of attention cannot be taken for granted. We find ourselves in a context where any minute, ordinarily ...
  • Art, philosophy and the connectivity of concepts 

    Cazeaux, Clive (Taylor and Francis, 2019-05-01)
    In the history of philosophy, concepts are traditionally pictured as discrete containers that bring together objects or qualities based on the possession of shared, uniform properties. This paper focuses on a contrasting ...
  • Mechanical Entanglement: A Collaborative Haptic-Music Performance 

    Kontogeorgakopoulos, Alexandros; Siorros, George; Klissouras, Odysseas (2019-03)
    Mechanical Entanglement is a musical composition for three performers. Three force feedback devices each containing two haptic faders are mutually coupled using virtual linear springs and dampers. During the composition, ...
  • Game|lan:Co-Designing and Co-Creating an Orchestra of Digital Musical Instruments within the Fab Lab Network 

    Kontogeorgakopoulos, Alexandros; Kotsifa, Olivia (CCRMA, Stanford University, 2019-03-23)
    This paper presents an ongoing project focused on the co-design and co-creation of a small orchestra of digitally fabricated digital musical instruments (DMIs) based on the Bela board, an open-source embedded computing ...
  • The Role of Education in the Sustainable Regeneration of Built Heritage: A Case Study of Malta 

    Wismayer, Amber; Hayles, Carolyn; McCullen, Nick (MDPI, 2019-05-03)
    Vernacular architecture has great historical, cultural and architectonic value, but also much potential for reducing energy demand. However, the eco-refurbishment of heritage buildings within Mediterranean countries poses ...
  • Industrialised: Art in Manufacturing in the Gallery 

    Stitt, Andre; Konstantakou, Chrisoula (2019)
    International artists uncover the humanity, brutality and ingenuity of factory production in a rare gathering of work exploring mankind and manu-facturing in INDUSTRIALISED. Featuring work unexhibited in the UK to date and ...
  • Energy and economic analysis of Vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs) used in non-domestic buildings 

    Alam, Mahmood; Singh, Harjit; Suresh, S.; Redpath, D.A.G. (Elsevier, 2016-12-08)
    The potential savings in space heating energy from the installation of Fumed Silica (FS) and Glass Fibre (GF) Vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs) were compared to conventional expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation for three ...
  • User-centred design and experience prototyping: Design and implementation of pre-handwriting intervention to children with coordination difficulties/dyspraxia 

    Othman, Muhammad Fakri; Senan, Norhalina; Suparjoh, Suriawati; Keay-Bright, Wendy (AIP Publishing, 2017-10-03)
    We have proposed a method to assist children with coordination difficulties or dyspraxia to improve their pre-handwriting skills. We have chosen an animation technique called ‘Rotoscopy’, a method that normally been used ...
  • A comparison between preference judgments of curvature and sharpness in architectural façades 

    Ruta, Nicole; Mastandrea, Stefano; Penacchio, Olivier; Lamaddalena, Stefania; Bove, Giuseppe (Taylor and Francis, 2018-12-28)
    Can curvature drive preference, perceived familiarity, complexity, stability and approachability for architectural façades? In this study, we generated four versions of the same reference building, varying only the amount ...

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