The ‘taxonomy’ of nature cinema and popularising science

This is a diagram I came across a few months ago in a book called Watching Wildlife by Cynthia Chris.  I know the work of one of the artists who created the diagram - Mark Dion. I looked at Dion's work closely for my undergraduate thesis and later article on Science and the Eclipse of the…Read more The ‘taxonomy’ of nature cinema and popularising science

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The Shivering Sands – notes on defining an artistic practice PhD

"It looks as if it had hundreds of suffocating people under it—all struggling to get to the surface, and all sinking lower and lower in the dreadful deeps!"  The Moonstone, Wilkie Collins, 1868, (1.1.4.39) In September 2011, I was asked to more clearly define my artistic practice and the methodologies I intended to employ to…Read more The Shivering Sands – notes on defining an artistic practice PhD