Forms of Inscription : surfaces, patterns and the typography of place

LEE, Joanne and WILSON, Paul (2016). Forms of Inscription : surfaces, patterns and the typography of place. In: Forms of Inscription: surfaces, patterns and the typography of place, Cantor Lecture Theatre, Sheffield Hallam University, 17 February 2016. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This event formed part of In Certain Places' Practising Place programme. It brought my research into conversation with that of typographer and researcher Dr. Paul Wilson, and examined the relationship between communication, meaning and landscape. Foregrounding the often overlooked, ephemera of everyday places such as chewing gum constellations, fly tipping sites, and the typography of working men’s clubs, the researchers presented their own methods of 'close looking', and discussed the value of interdisciplinary approaches to engaging with a place. The discussion coincided with In Return - a group exhibition at Sheffield Institute of Arts Gallery, which explored the legacy of post-industrial landscapes and production. Keywords: place; artistic research; typography; photography; local; the north

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Art and Design Research Centre
Depositing User: Joanne Lee
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2016 10:44
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2016 10:44
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/12617

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