Practising place : creative and critical reflections on place / edited by Elaine Speight ; foreword by Lubaina Himid.

This book is the latest project within the wider 'Practising Place' programme, which explores our relationship with place through a collection of co-authored texts, visual essays, creative projects and conversations between artists and academics. Featuring new and existing artworks and covering a range of themes, including rural mythologies, urban noise, boundaries and seaside nostalgia, this highly visual book demonstrates the value of interdisciplinary discourse and presents an approach to the study of place as a creative and critical practice. Since 2013, the programme has developed relationships between artists and academics fro...

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Other authors: Speight, Elaine., Himid, Lubaina, 1954-
ISBN: 978-1-906832-35-3
Language: English
Published: Sunderland : Art Editions North, 2019.
CN: 173942
Format: Book
Physical description: 169 p., alg. pleg. : fot. ; 26 cm
Contents: A conversation about forms of inscription / Joanne Lee, Paul Wilson -- Oil is the devil's excrement : Hellmouth on the Mersey / David Jacques, Les Roberts -- Dry as a badger and other rural mythologies / Rebecca Chesney, Rosemary Shirley -- The cul-de-sac in the forest : the supermodernity of Center Parcs / Amelia Crouch, David Cooper -- The boundary / Ruth Levine, Ian Nesbitt, Bob Johnston -- Between noise and silence : listening to the modern city / Magda Stawarska-Beavan, James G. Mansell -- (Dis)ordering the city : buildings, bodies and urban space / Emily Speed, Duncan Light -- The seaside resort : nostalgia and restoration / Jenny Steele, David Jarratt -- Place pixelation : interactions with the fleshy phantasmic / Victoria Lucas, Emma Fraser

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