• Design Dissertation Preparation 2011

    This course will prepare you for the design dissertation programme that will start at the beginning of the autumn term 2011. This course aims to give you the opportunity to make a detailed personal investigation and evaluation based on comprehensive research and systematic methodologies. This involves collecting evidence, creating arguments, critical analysis and forming judgments in a manner which communicates your ideas creatively and effectively.

LCC Photography Research Show

LCC Photography Research Show This research hub based at London College of Communication (LCC) brings together practitioners and theorists to explore and promote photography as a mode of imaginary thought and its relation to a collective imaginary. Specifically, we are interested in the increasingly complex research methodologies that underpin fine art photography as a form … Continue reading

Graphic Design as Political Practice: A Conversation With Metahaven [Part 1]

Graphic Design as Political Practice: A Conversation With Metahaven [Part 1] Published on February 14th, 2013 From: http://hyperallergic.com/ Written by: Kyle Chayka Installation view of “Metahaven: Islands in the Cloud” at MoMA PS1 (Photo: Matthew Septimus) Metahaven is an Amsterdam-based design studio made up of its two members and founders, Vinca Kruk and Daniel van … Continue reading

David Hammons performing ‘Bliz-aard Ball Sale’

David Hammons performing ‘Bliz-aard Ball Sale’ (1983), Cooper Square, New York City Courtesy Migros Museum, Zurich © David Hammons. Photo: Dawood Bey From An Interview with David Hammons: 1. I CAN’T STAND ART ACTUALLY. I’VE NEVER, EVER LIKED ART, EVER. I NEVER TOOK IT IN SCHOOL. 2. WHEN I WAS IN CALIFORNIA, ARTISTS WOULD WORK … Continue reading

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,400 times in 2012. If it were a Dreamliner, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see … Continue reading

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,400 times in 2012. If it were a Dreamliner, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see … Continue reading

From Wish You Where Here? to GAMSWEN and onto Designed Dissertations: Connecting the design studio with writing in design.

Ingham-JWCP (1) PDF of Article /// From Wish You Where Here? to GAMSWEN and onto Designed  Dissertations: Connecting the design studio with writing in design. (Unpublished version) Keywords: Design, Dissertation, Writing, Studio, Lectures, Practice, Connectivism Author’s bio: Dr Mark Ingham. I am an installation artist primarily working with projected photographic images using homemade slide projectors constructed … Continue reading

From Wish You Were Here? to GAMSWEN…Mark Ingham

Journal of Writing in Creative Practice From Wish You Were Here? to GAMSWEN and onto Designed Dissertations: Connecting the design studio with writing in design Author:  Mark Ingham /// /// This review describes the evolution of three art and design ‘writing’ projects delivered during the contextual studies courses of the undergraduate Graphic and Digital Design and … Continue reading

Design Dissertation – Presentation – Friday 28 September 2012

Design Dissertation – Presentation – Friday 28 September 2012 On the first of your Design Dissertation course in September you will have to give a  Pecha Kucha* style presentation of the research you have completed over the summer. In this presentation you will tell us: 1. The title of your dissertation and the lead question, … Continue reading

Design Dissertation Preparation 2012

Design Dissertation Preparation 2012 This course will prepare you for the Design Dissertation course that will start at the beginning of the autumn term 2012. This course aims to give you the opportunity to make a detailed personal investigation and evaluation based on comprehensive research and systematic methodologies. This involves collecting evidence, creating arguments, critical … Continue reading

What Is a Book?

What Is a Book? by STEVEN HELLER · 3 COMMENTS Sometimes I am very slow to understand. Such is the case with Visual Editions (U.K.) Composition No.1 by Marc Saporta. It is a box with loose pages. It is a book that can be read in any order. It is an enigma. It is a game. Yet it went … Continue reading