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Emerging Views On Making: Fibre Graduates Reflect On Their Practice, Kathleen Morris Nov 2013

Emerging Views On Making: Fibre Graduates Reflect On Their Practice, Kathleen Morris

Kathleen Morris

This narrative research examines the ways in which craft is conceptualized from the perspective of five recent graduates from the Material Art and Design Fibre Program at a prominent Canadian art and design university. Recognizing the cultural currents that have excised acts of making, including Western de-industrialization and abundant access to offshore labour markets, this research looks at the role of maker within a new societal context. A nascent theoretical platform for craft, shaped by artists and academics, counters a dearth of voices that has characterized the field’s history. Here, craft is posited as a methodology, characterized by embodiment ...


Ibn Khaldun, Syed Farid Alatas Jan 2013

Ibn Khaldun, Syed Farid Alatas

farid alatas

Ibn Khaldun was one of the most remarkable Muslim scholars of the pre-modern period. He founded an entirely new science that he called the science of human society (ciim ai-ijtimac ai-insan~ or human social organization (ciim al- cumran ai-bashan). It had little impact on the development of Muslim thought for several centuries but greatly impressed European thinkers from the nineteenth century on, some of whom regarded Ibn I


Spatial Symbolism, Ceremonial Dance And Masonic Ritual, Kelly X. Ranasinghe Jan 2012

Spatial Symbolism, Ceremonial Dance And Masonic Ritual, Kelly X. Ranasinghe

Kelly X Ranasinghe

Masonic ritual involves the movement and creation of expressive and symbolic space during ritualistic practice.


Art As "Night": An Art-Theological Treatise, Gavin W. Keeney Oct 2010

Art As "Night": An Art-Theological Treatise, Gavin W. Keeney

Gavin W Keeney

Art as “Night” proposes a type of a-historical dark knowledge (a-theology and theology, at once) crossing painting since Velázquez, but reaching back to the Renaissance, especially Titian and Caravaggio. As a form of formalism, this “night” is also closely allied with forms of intellection that come to reside in art as pure visual agency or material knowledge while invoking moral agency, a function of art more or less bracketed in modern art for ethical and/or political agency.

Not a theory of meta-painting, Art as “Night” restores coordinates arguably lost in painting since the separation of natural and moral philosophy ...


What Ever Happened To Ernst Barlach? East German Political Monuments And The Art Of Resistance, Kristine Nielsen Jan 2010

What Ever Happened To Ernst Barlach? East German Political Monuments And The Art Of Resistance, Kristine Nielsen

Kristine Nielsen

No abstract provided.


Ten Reasons Why E. H. Gombrich Is Not Connected To Art History, James Elkins Jan 2009

Ten Reasons Why E. H. Gombrich Is Not Connected To Art History, James Elkins

James Elkins

This is one version (of several) of an essay originally commissioned by the CAA for inclusion on their online site, shortly after Gombrich's death. Since then it has been revised several times (see www.jameselkins.com for more).


Digital Heritage As A Dynamic Source In The School Of Information And Knowledge: Teaching Scenarios And Applications Using Infromation And Communication Technologies, Kosmas Touloumis Jan 2008

Digital Heritage As A Dynamic Source In The School Of Information And Knowledge: Teaching Scenarios And Applications Using Infromation And Communication Technologies, Kosmas Touloumis

Kosmas Touloumis

Teaching with Information and Communications Technologies provides a significant opportunity for the study of cultural heritage and its management by the students. Τhe present paper discusses the need to develop a digital cultural heritage didactic and analogous learning scenarios, following the modern pedagogic principles and methods, based on: - The use of the official digitized cultural data and archives as multimodal semiotic resources in the ICT teaching context - The exploitation of digital nodes and digitized heritage archives, on the elaboration of interdisciplinary and collaborative projects by the students themselves - The social networking and the use of Web 2.0. technologies in ...


Οικοδομώντας Πολιτισμικές Συμπεριφορές Στο Σχολείο: «Παιχνίδια Ρόλων» Με Την Αρχαιολογία, Kosmas Touloumis Dec 2005

Οικοδομώντας Πολιτισμικές Συμπεριφορές Στο Σχολείο: «Παιχνίδια Ρόλων» Με Την Αρχαιολογία, Kosmas Touloumis

Kosmas Touloumis

Teaching with archaeology in Greek secondary education is the topic of this presentation.


Συνοπτικό Διάγραμμα Προϊστορικής Αρχαιολογίας, Kosmas Touloumis Jan 2004

Συνοπτικό Διάγραμμα Προϊστορικής Αρχαιολογίας, Kosmas Touloumis

Kosmas Touloumis

A diagrammatic survey of the theory, the methods, the archeologists, the sites and the data of prehistoric archaeology in Greece.


Νεολιθική Μακεδονία, Kosmas Touloumis May 2001

Νεολιθική Μακεδονία, Kosmas Touloumis

Kosmas Touloumis

No abstract provided.