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Poetic inquiry for the social and human sciences: Voices from the South and North (2024)
Book
van Rooyen, H., & Pithouse-Morgan, K. (2024). Poetic inquiry for the social and human sciences: Voices from the South and North. HSRC Press

Poetic Inquiry for the Human and Social Sciences: Voices from the South and North enriches human and social science research by introducing new voices, insights, and epistemologies. Poetic inquiry, or poetry as research, is a literary and performance... Read More about Poetic inquiry for the social and human sciences: Voices from the South and North.

Surrealist Sorcery: Objects, Theories and Practices of Magic in the Surrealist Movement (2023)
Book
Atkin, W. (2023). Surrealist Sorcery: Objects, Theories and Practices of Magic in the Surrealist Movement. Bloomsbury Publishing

Often regarded as an artistic movement of interwar Paris, Surrealism comprised an international community of artists, writers, and intellectuals who have aspired to change the conditions of life itself over the course of the past century. Consisting... Read More about Surrealist Sorcery: Objects, Theories and Practices of Magic in the Surrealist Movement.

Five Provocations for a More Creative TAS (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Benford, S., Hazzard, A., Vear, C., Webb, H., Chamberlain, A., Greenhalgh, C., …Marshall, J. (2023). Five Provocations for a More Creative TAS. In TAS ‘23: Proceedings of The First International Symposium on Trustworthy Autonomous Systems 11-12 July 2023 Edinburgh, UK. https://doi.org/10.1145/3597512.3599709

Conventional wisdom has it that trustworthy autonomous systems (AS) should be explainable, dependable, controllable and safe tools for humans to use. Reflecting on a portfolio of artistic applications of TAS leads us adopt an alternative stance and t... Read More about Five Provocations for a More Creative TAS.

TAS for Cats: An Artist-led Exploration of Trustworthy Autonomous Systems for Companion Animals (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Schneiders, E., Chamberlain, A., Fischer, J. E., Benford, S., Castle-Green, S., Ngo, V., …Mills, D. (2023). TAS for Cats: An Artist-led Exploration of Trustworthy Autonomous Systems for Companion Animals. In TAS ‘23: Proceedings of The First International Symposium on Trustworthy Autonomous Systems 11-12 July 2023 Edinburgh, UK. https://doi.org/10.1145/3597512.3597517

Cat Royale is an artist-led exploration of trustworthy autonomous systems (TAS) created by the TAS Hub's creative ambassadors Blast Theory. A small community of cats inhabits a purpose built 'cat utopia' at the centre of which a robot arm tries to en... Read More about TAS for Cats: An Artist-led Exploration of Trustworthy Autonomous Systems for Companion Animals.

Explainable AI for the Arts: XAIxArts (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Bryan-Kinns, N., Ford, C., Chamberlain, A., Benford, S. D., Kennedy, H., Li, Z., …Rezwana, J. (2023). Explainable AI for the Arts: XAIxArts. In C&C '23: Proceedings of the 15th Conference on Creativity and Cognition. https://doi.org/10.1145/3591196.3593517

This first workshop on explainable AI for the Arts (XAIxArts) brings together a community of researchers and creative practitioners in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Interaction Design, AI, explainable AI (XAI), and Digital Arts to explore the rol... Read More about Explainable AI for the Arts: XAIxArts.

Demonic Surrealism in Bucharest: Revolutionary Nihilism in the Writings and Objects of Gherasim Luca, 1939-1945 (2023)
Journal Article
Atkin, W. (2023). Demonic Surrealism in Bucharest: Revolutionary Nihilism in the Writings and Objects of Gherasim Luca, 1939-1945. Dada/Surrealism, 24(1), 1-31. https://doi.org/10.17077/0084-9537.31902

This article explores the wartime works of Gherasim Luca and the Romanian surrealists during the 1940s, and considers how surrealist discourse was idiosyncratically reconfigured around the central themes of demons and black magic. Hermetically sealed... Read More about Demonic Surrealism in Bucharest: Revolutionary Nihilism in the Writings and Objects of Gherasim Luca, 1939-1945.

Unbinding architectural imagination: Wang Shu’s textual bricolage in theoretical writing and design (2022)
Journal Article
Jin, X., & Hale, J. (2022). Unbinding architectural imagination: Wang Shu’s textual bricolage in theoretical writing and design. Journal of Architecture, 27(7-8), 1012-1033. https://doi.org/10.1080/13602365.2022.2153377

Architectural writing norms have been a subject of constant debate in recent decades. Architectural poststructuralists have often conceptualised writing as a form of virtual construction in the medium of words. Recent scholarship relating to innovati... Read More about Unbinding architectural imagination: Wang Shu’s textual bricolage in theoretical writing and design.

Sounding out the System: Multidisciplinary Web Science Platforms for Creative Sonification (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Emsley, I., & Chamberlain, A. (2021). Sounding out the System: Multidisciplinary Web Science Platforms for Creative Sonification. In WebSci '21 Companion: Companion Publication of the 13th ACM Web Science Conference 2021 (50-52). https://doi.org/10.1145/3462741.3466667

In this paper, we present our initial findings in using digital methods to consider the way that different devices can connect to the same object. We take a more experimental view of the ways in which network data might be used in compositions to hel... Read More about Sounding out the System: Multidisciplinary Web Science Platforms for Creative Sonification.

Autobiographical Fantasy and the Feminist Archive (2021)
Journal Article
Bradnock, L. (2021). Autobiographical Fantasy and the Feminist Archive. Archives of American Art Journal, 60(1), 44-61. https://doi.org/10.1086/714301

In the mid-1970s a number of artists in Southern California made works that merged self-portraiture, material documents, life narrative, and fiction or fantasy. The 1976 exhibition Autobiographical Fantasies, Lowell Darling’s This Is Your Life (1973-... Read More about Autobiographical Fantasy and the Feminist Archive.

Accessible paratext: actively engaging (with) D/deaf audiences (2020)
Journal Article
Mével, P. A. (2020). Accessible paratext: actively engaging (with) D/deaf audiences. Punctum: International Journal of Semiotics, 06(01), 203-219. https://doi.org/10.18680/hss.2020.0010

This article examines the importance of paratext – theoretically and practically – in getting D/deaf audiences to engage with theatrical performances. our notion of ‘accessible paratext’ necessarily involves multimodal forms of translation, and inter... Read More about Accessible paratext: actively engaging (with) D/deaf audiences.

Representing Women's Political Identity in the Early Modern World (2020)
Book
Roe, J., & Andrews, J. (Eds.). (2021). Representing Women's Political Identity in the Early Modern World. Abingdon: Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781351010122

This volume presents a range of new research into the experiences, agencies and diverse political identities of Iberian women between the fifteenth and early twentieth centuries. It explores how the political identities of Iberian women were represen... Read More about Representing Women's Political Identity in the Early Modern World.

Josefa de Ayala e Cabreira's St Catherine Altarpiece and Female Empowerment (2020)
Book Chapter
Andrews, J., & Roe, J. (2020). Josefa de Ayala e Cabreira's St Catherine Altarpiece and Female Empowerment. In Representing Women's Political Identity in the Early Modern World (105-124). Abingdon: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

This chapter examines Josefa de Ayala's altarpiece on the life of St Catherine of Alexandria (1661) in the parish church of Óbidos, Portugal and the relationship that may be drawn between it and the impending nuptials of Catarina de Bragança and Char... Read More about Josefa de Ayala e Cabreira's St Catherine Altarpiece and Female Empowerment.

Painting and devotion in Golden Age Iberia: Luis de Morales (2020)
Book
Andrews, J. (2020). Painting and devotion in Golden Age Iberia: Luis de Morales. Cardiff: University of Wales Press

Luis de Morales, known as El Divino because of his intensely religious subject matter, is the most significant and recognisable Spanish painter of the mid-sixteenth century, the high point of the Spanish and Portuguese counter-reformations. He spent... Read More about Painting and devotion in Golden Age Iberia: Luis de Morales.

Whatever Happened to the Frontier? Performing Provincialism in Post-War Los Angeles (2019)
Journal Article
Bradnock, L. (2019). Whatever Happened to the Frontier? Performing Provincialism in Post-War Los Angeles. Tate Papers, 32,

During the 1950s and 1960s, critics writing about art on America’s West Coast often treated it as provincial. At the same time, artists working in Los Angeles engaged in projects of self-fashioning that frequently alluded to frontiersmen and cowboys.... Read More about Whatever Happened to the Frontier? Performing Provincialism in Post-War Los Angeles.

Adaptive Musical Soundtracks: from in-game to on the street (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Hazzard, A., & Greenhalgh, C. (2019). Adaptive Musical Soundtracks: from in-game to on the street. In AM'19: Proceedings of the 14th International Audio Mostly Conference: A Journey in Sound (31-38). https://doi.org/10.1145/3356590.3356597

We describe the challenges of creating location-based adaptive musical soundtracks, which we try to address via the iterative development of daoplayer, a tool to create such media experiences. Daoplayer is broadly modelled on the functionality of com... Read More about Adaptive Musical Soundtracks: from in-game to on the street.

Lousy revolutionaries: fiction, feminism, and failure in Ilene Segalove's The Riot Tapes (1984) (2019)
Journal Article
Bradnock, L. (2019). Lousy revolutionaries: fiction, feminism, and failure in Ilene Segalove's The Riot Tapes (1984). Oxford Art Journal, 42(1), 69-89. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxartj/kcy031

In 1970, Ilene Segalove was a student at the University of California, Santa Barbara, during a period of violent protests against the American Vietnam War. In 1984, as Ronald Reagan was elected to his second term as US President, Segalove made a vide... Read More about Lousy revolutionaries: fiction, feminism, and failure in Ilene Segalove's The Riot Tapes (1984).

Supernatural Beings, Shamans and Dream-places: Jules Monnerot and the Native American Touchstones of Surrealism’s Mythological Realignment, 1939-1945 (2018)
Journal Article
Atkin, W. (2018). Supernatural Beings, Shamans and Dream-places: Jules Monnerot and the Native American Touchstones of Surrealism’s Mythological Realignment, 1939-1945. The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945, 14, Article 3

By 1942, a considerable number of the Parisian surrealist group had resettled in the U. S. after having fled the conflict in Europe. Though sometimes regarded as a hiatus in surrealist activities, or in some accounts even the death-knell of Surrealis... Read More about Supernatural Beings, Shamans and Dream-places: Jules Monnerot and the Native American Touchstones of Surrealism’s Mythological Realignment, 1939-1945.