Thursday 28th and Friday 29th November 2013
PhD-staff masterclass / symposium: Considering place in practice-based research
An interdisciplinary event focused on place orientated practice-based research in visual arts and creative writing convened by Dr Judith Tucker, School of Design, University of Leeds.
- Mary Modeen, University of Dundee
- Dr Iain Biggs, UWE
- Dr Harriet Tarlo, Sheffield Hallam
This event includes presentations from post-graduate students from Leeds, Dundee, UWE and Sheffield Hallam universities and a round table event, chaired by Professor Ken Hay, on collaborative place-based work with contributions from: Dr Iain Biggs, Dr Paul Wilson, Mary Modeen, Dr Harriet Tarlo, Andrea Thoma, Deborah Gardner, Dr Louise K Wilson and Dr Judith Tucker. At that event there will also be an opportunity to view publications, artists’ books and catalogues from speakers and delegates.
There will be a fieldtrip on the afternoon of Friday 29th, leaving Leeds at 1.00pm, in which Filippa Dobson PhD student in the School of Design, University of Leeds will conduct a walk/performance/presentation on Ilkley Moor. This walk will be on public footpaths over rough terrain – please wear suitable footwear and waterproof clothing.
Thursday 28th November
Baines Wing Miall LT (2.34) http://www.teachingspace.leeds.ac.uk/room_details.asp?ID=1-01-086-2423-02-234
9.30 -10.00 Coffee
10.00 -10.50 Welcome: Judith Tucker, University of Leeds
Keynote: Iain Biggs (UWE): “Un- & Re- Mapping (our) Place(s)”.
11.00 – 12.00 Session 1 Chair: Judith Tucker
Suzannah Evans (Sheffield Hallam): “Locating Yourself: Maps, Poetry and Identity”
Trevor Borg (University of Leeds): “A Matter of Land, Practice and… (De-)Reterritorialisation”
MA Room G.32b Clothworkers’ Building Central
12.10-1.00 Discussion, coffee and light lunch
1.00 -2.20 Session 2 Chair Mary Modeen
Chris Harris (University of Leeds): “Hiraeth: Designing a Welsh Identity”
Margaret Lewis (Sheffield Hallam): “The Grain of the Land”
Veronica Vickery (UWE and University of Exeter): “Compressions, foldings and ruptures: working with drawing and painting to unsettle representations of landscape”
2.00 – 3.30 session 3: Chair Harriet Tarlo
Kiera Shackleton (University of Dundee) “Creative Representations of Conflict and Trauma in Land-Based Resistance Movements”
Shelley Roche-Jacques (Sheffield Hallam) “Here’s the Platform, here’s the proper place’. Setting and place deixis in the dramatic monologue”.
Ciara Healy (UWE) “Forever Beginning: An introduction to the concept of Thinness and its potential significance to curatorial practice”.
Kevin Smith (University of Dundee)’Objects of Possibility’
3.30 -3.50 – tea and coffee
4.00-4.50 Keynote Clothworkers’ South LT 3 (3.12) Mary Modeen, (University of Dundee): “Seeing the Unseen, Hearing Between the Sounds” (chair Judith Tucker)
5.00-6.00 Round table event on collaborative place-based work (chair Ken Hay) At this event there will also be an opportunity to view publications, artists’ books and catalogues from speakers and delegates.
Friday 28th November
10.00 -10.50 Keynote: Harriet Tarlo (Sheffield Hallam): “Open Field: Reading field as place and poetics” (chair Judith Tucker)
11.00 Coffee, tea and biscuits available MA Rooms G.32 and G.32b
11.10 – 12 45. session 4: Chair Judith Tucker
Andrew Jackson (Sheffield Hallam): “Mind the gap: crossing the abyss in contemporary poetry of polar exploration”
Stephen Felmingham (University of Leeds): “Peripheral artefacts: drawing and the uncanny in the bunkers of the Cold War”
Lynn Imprematura (UWE) “Out of the Corner of the Eye (“I”): Drawing as Disposition of Perception”
Steve Hollingsworth (University of Dundee and RSAMD)
1.00 -4.00 depart from Parkinson steps by coach for the fieldtrip to Ilkley Moor with a performance by Filippa Dobson (University of Leeds) “Ad/dressing the Stone” finishing at 4.00 Ilkley at sunset! A snack will be provided but please bring a lunch and wear waterproof clothing.
Dr Judith Tucker Senior Lecturer, Programme Manager BA Art and Design School of Design, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT