Category Archives: Conferences

The Sensorium Art Show – Affect and Social Media #3

These posters were my contribution to the Sensorium Art Show, curated by Mikey Georgeson and Dean Todd as part of the Affect and Social Media #3 conference at UEL. They were posted around the campus and perhaps one or two … Continue reading

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Vernacular Aesthetics continued…

It’s been an interesting few months for opening up the discourse around the Vernacular Aesthetics of the Global City and indeed my registration document for my Doctorate is now due, and most likely called ‘Global Vernacular Aesthetics’. A nice contradictory … Continue reading

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The Brand Nobody Knows: London’s fashion ‘other’ and the vernacular aesthetic of the Anthropocene

On a recent visit to Covent Garden I noted a new proliferation of luxury brands trading from the Piazza. On approaching the Piazza from James Street one is confronted with stores by historic luxury brands Chanel, Dior and Burberry. These … Continue reading

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Contemporary Vernacular Photographies Symposium – Saturday 3rd September

This image taken from Photographer’s Gallery website and shows a family made ‘anonymous’ in the newspaper. Part of Sophie Beard’s paper. I attended the Contemporary Vernacular Photographies symposium on Saturday which was organised by the Photographer’s Gallery and the Institute … Continue reading

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Images from Gwennap and beyond

Kennal Vale – 200 years ago there would have been little or no beech forest here, the area was the site of gunpowder works. Difficult to imagine now. Check out previous blog post for more info on this field trip. … Continue reading

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The Falmouth Convention

The weekend of 20th to 23rd May the Falmouth Convention was held in various sites around Cornwall. It referred to itself as a “three-day conference in an unconventional form, with an emphasis on artists as participants and on exchange of … Continue reading

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