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This richly illustrated volume explores critical and visual practices through the lens of intersections between pattern and chaos. It challenges disciplinary boundaries, perception and communication, often referencing the in-between territory of art and science through experimentation and visual scrutiny. 179 colour illus.
The edited collection Drawing Processes of Life is the product of artists, biologists and philosophers working together to formulate new ways of representing a new approach to life. It shows how better to represent biological process through drawing and to demonstrate the scientific value of drawing as a method. 78 b/w and 36 colour illustrations. A PDF version of this book is available for free in Open Access. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License.
Explores the tradition of critique in art and design education. It contextualizes current practices and suggests ways to have more open, inclusive and dynamic classroom conversations about art and design. The centerpiece is a collection of alternative critique approaches developed by experienced arts educators. 5 b&w diagrams.
A critical survey of art practices by 25 artists, whose work involves the use of 3-D from 1900 to present. Addresses themes such as networked VR, the stereoscope as a spectacle in art practices ranging from painting to installation art, film, video, virtual reality art and the metaverse. 3-D glasses included with print editions. 89 colour illus.
Edited collection examining the position of women in context of the political economy of the media. Discusses historically rooted masculinity, sexism, violence, inequality, underrepresentation, dual expectations, and lack of recognition faced by women in the media, looking particularly at gendered newsrooms and who creates the news. 9 b&w illus.
A substantial contribution to current discourses in dance, choreography and performance, especially in the area of Practice-as-Research. Reflects the perspective of the author as scholar, choreographer, performer, and arts practitioner, with an extensive background in both the professional world of dance and the intellectual academy. 49 b&w illlus. Click here to view the free chapter: 'An Epilogue: Fitting [Out-fitting] In'
How might a rural agricultural town rethink its relationship to food and to food growing in an era of increasing awareness of climate and ecological emergency? These beautifully produced books capture the diverse approaches to this question by the Town is the Garden project in the northeast of Scotland. Set of seven chapbooks, col. illus. throughout.
Leading historians, anthropologists, educators and designers explore the role of materiality in medical education. With a broad focus, international scope and experimental format, this is the first book to seriously reflect on the material relationship between the medical school and reproduction of medical knowledge. 81 col. and 34 b&w illus.
Explores nature, cognition and society as an interwoven tapestry across disciplinary boundaries, examining how information and communication are instrumental in and for living systems. Integrates a fuller and richer account through the physical, life, cognitive, social sciences and the arts. Second in the MEDIA-LIFE-UNIVERSE trilogy. 51 b&w illus.This is the second volume in the MEDIA • LIFE • UNIVERSE Trilogy.
This book explores a selection of artistic representations of animals. Positioned within contemporary debates around the animal question, it challenges anthropocentric beliefs about the all-knowing, rational and speaking human subject and argues that the irrationality of animal worlds marks the very limits of human thinking. 42 b&w photographs.
The Journal of Gulf Studies is a peer-reviewed academic publication and a unique platform that presents the reader with cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research on topics related to the Gulf region (Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Oman) and its neighbouring countries. This journal, one of the strongest research platforms for Gulf studies, provides exclusive entry into the field, and brings together experts and scholars from the Gulf, the Middle East and the international academic community. For more information visit the Discover platform here.
Portuguese Journal of Social Science opens a gateway for the international community to engage with a high calibre of academic work in social sciences produced by Portuguese scholarship. Previous to the publication of this peer-reviewed journal, this work remained largely inaccessible to an international readership due to issues with language and translation. This title is indexed with Scopus and the Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
The Journal of Environmental Media offers a scholarly platform to bridge work in environmental studies, identity and social justice, and science communication through the prism of screen media, focusing on the role of new and emerging digital media in our understanding and perception of the environment and related social issues. The Journal of Environmental Media is published with the support of the Abess Center, University of Miami. This title is indexed with Scopus. For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
Technoetic Arts focuses upon the juncture between art, technology and the mind, drawing from academic research and often unorthodox approaches. Technoetic Arts is a peer-reviewed journal that explores the juncture of art practice, technology and the human mind, opening up a forum for trans-disciplinary speculative research. This title is indexed with Scopus and the Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
Virtual Creativity (VCR) is an academic peer-reviewed journal focusing on creativity in online virtual worlds and platforms, as well as in contemporary media art practices and applied contexts. Pieces exploring digital creativity are sought from the perspective of Art, Science and Technology. Examining a widespread field of discourse, VCR seeks to engage with ways in which the virtual reflects on the implications of the physical. Formerly published as Metaverse Creativity, 2010–2016 (ISSN: 20403550, Online ISSN: 20403569). This title is indexed with Scopus. For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
The Journal of Class and Culture is a provocative theoretical and empirical intervention into debates concerning class and culture. We reject and challenge the rendering of class as an archaic concept and engage with class as a dynamic category actively shaped by the changing demands of capitalism. For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
International Journal of Sustainable Fashion & Textiles is a peer-reviewed academic publication and the world’s first ongoing subscription journal dedicated to the area of sustainability and ethics in the fashion and textiles industry. Its principal objectives are to provide a platform for the advancement of sustainable fashion and textiles innovation, raise awareness of the environmental and social issues and disseminate how sustainable solutions can be implemented. For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
Journal of Pervasive Media is the new title for Ubiquity. The Journal of Pervasive Media is an international peer-reviewed journal for transdisciplinary researchers and practitioners engaging with devices and systems that alter users’ behaviours, interactions and relationships with the world around them. For instance, artists, designers, creative technologists, theorists and scientists, exploring technologies such as locative media, augmented or mixed reality, mobile or wearable computing, through which places and times can be layered, performance enhanced, subjectivity multiplied, and data critically and creatively explored. For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here. This journal is no longer accepting submissions.
Design Ecologies describes a burgeoning field that promotes ecological transitions within local and global contexts. This peer-reviewed journal builds communities and discusses themes that cross over, into and out of architecture, environment, interaction, urbanism, performing arts and communication. For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
The Journal of Illustration provides an international forum for scholarly research and investigation of a range of cultural, political, philosophical, historical, and contemporary issues, in relation to illustration. This peer-reviewed journal encourages new critical writing on illustration, associated visual communication, and the role of the illustrator as maker, visualizer, thinker, and facilitator, within a wide variety of disciplines and professional contexts. This title is indexed with the Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.