Professional Development Leader
O 'Dowd, A. (2017). SKiN Designing pseudo-physiology into personal technology devices to create enhanced interactions through visceral signifiers and behaviours
The majority of technology is now personal. Humans, in turn, are expected to and have personal relationships with their devices. The issue is that humans are biological beings...
Buwert, P. (2017). Shepard Fairey’s inauguration posters may define political art in Trump era
The American street artist Shepard Fairey created a poster for Barack Obama’s presidential election campaign. It was 2008 and the simple red, beige and blue stencilled image o...
Buwert, P. (2016). Designers are seizing Wall Street – but can they improve your life?
Designers are seizing Wall Street – but can they improve your life?
Scottish Funding Council
The Royal Zoological Society would like to work with academics and students at Napier University to scope a new and innovative event that attracts a new audience to Edinburgh Zoo. The aim of the event...
The project will require the customisation of a mobile vehicle to fulfil the physical and social requirements of data collection from the public, considering the practical, emotional and aesthetic req...
Kirkwall is the capital town of the Orkney Islands. It has a population of around 8,500 people, but Orkney has over 140,000 visitors every year. The majority of visitors are in the summer months and J...
15 September 2016
15 September 2016
Public Talk at Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, about the Franki Raffles Archive Research project www.frankirafflesarchive.org
19 October 2016
19 October 2016
Paper presented to a postgraduate research seminar at the Centre for Media and Culture, University of Stirling
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Learning Materials Developer & Interactive Lecturer
Vones, K. (2013). Towards the Posthuman: Materiality and process in the creation of stimulus-responsive jewellery objects. In All Makers Now?. ISBN 978-0-9544187-9-3
The idea of creating a jewellery organism that comes alive on the
body has fascinated and inspired my research ever since learning
about the potential inherent in smart materi...
Scott, A. (2017). Re-examining the aims and context of Raffles' photographic practice. In Franki Raffles: Observing Women at Work, 15-23. ISBN 978-0-9567646-6-9
No abstract available.
Kerlaff, P. (2016). Now I Sit Me Down by Witold Rybczynski, Review Paul Kerlaff. Interiors.. doi:10.1080/20419112.2016.1242267. ISSN 2041-9112
A simple but profound point opens Now I Sit Me Down: that chairs illustrate a kind of democratic manifestation of our relationship to things. Unlike architecture, and to a les...
Vettese Forster, S., Anastasiadou, C. & Calder, L. (2016). Making Tourist Experiences Through Personalisable 3D Printed Souvenirs. 3D-Printed Materials and Systems. IV
Gift shops are common in most museums and galleries that provide visitors with shopping experiences as well as the opportunity to transform their intangible experience of the ...
Buwert, P. (2016). Defamiliarisation, Brecht and Criticality in Graphic Design. In Modes of Criticism 2: Critique of Method, 25-38. ISBN 9789279734762
Our lives are habitual. We habitualise what is familiar in order to be able to function day to day, and through this a vast chunk of our living becomes automatic. The process ...
Cavers, C. & Supartono, A. (2015). Lost in Translation. Ojodepez. 43, 52-57
Macdonald, I. (2015). Hybrid Practices in Moving Image Design. (1). Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-41375-4. ISBN 978-3-319-41374-7; 978-3-319-41375-4
This book, written from the perspective of a designer and educator, brings to the attention of media historians, fellow practitioners and students the innovative practices of ...
Supartono, A. (2014). After Image: Is there such a thing as Southeast Asian photography. In Afterimage: Contemporary Photography in Southeast Asia, 14-19. ISBN 9789810922177
After Image: is there such a thing as Southeast Asian photography?
(2014). Colonial Machine: the Image of the Industry. ISBN 9780642334459
Colonial machine: the image of the industry.
(2013). Other Pictures: Vernacular (Hi)stories from the Photo Albums of Dutch Industrialists in Colonial Java. ISBN 9789076703503
Other pictures: vernacular (Hi)stories from the photo albums of Dutch industrialists in Colonial Java.
Vones, K. (2012). Foreign Bodies – The Creation of Symbiotic Jewellery through the Development and Application of Stimulus-Responsive Smart Materials and Microelectromechanical Systems. Advances in science and technology. 81, 49-54. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/ast.81.49. ISSN 1662-0356
With the increased prevalence of digital technologies in our everyday lives, the questions posed to the contemporary craft practitioner regarding creation of an emotionally re...
Cavers, C. Chobi Mela IX. Exhibited at Dhaka, Bangladesh. 3 February 2017 - 16 February 2017. (Unpublished)
The Postcolonial Photo Studio exhibition, explores the interface of photography and colonial history by examining how photo studio concept and technique in the colonial era in...
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) would like to create a light show at its Edinburgh Garden during the dark winter months of November and December 2014 that will bring the gardens alive in the...
The proposed project is to develop a prototype publication with the working title ‘High Ground – a place of wonder, light & the lost’, a study of the Necropolis in Glasgow. The book will be a graphic ...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Higher Education Academy
The scheme provides the opportunity to experience Scotland’s new education system Curriculum for Excellence (CfE), first hand. Secondary school visits will engage with teachers and pupils and consider...
The Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh would like to explore an opportunity to try to attract more visitors to the gardens during the dark winter months. They came up with an idea of setting up possible ...
This follow-on project will continue the relationship between the company and the academic who worked on the original innovation voucher project. New concepts will be created for all the visual elemen...
Method Furniture craft their quality bespoke furniture that is shipped to customers all over the world. To protect the product they hand make basic wooden transportation boxes to keep the products saf...
In the gaming world, the traditional model of developing and releasing games is that a company creates a game, it is released, their customers buy the game, play it and wait for the next version or ne...
The Grid Iron Theatre Company is developing an innovative new work to be staged a the Edinburgh International Arena (EICA). The company would like assistance with the development of an initial script...
The project will focus on the development of innovative production/fabrication methods using exhausted whisky barrel staves ( a significant industrial waste stream) in building prototypes for promotio...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
This investigation examines various methods for evaluating interactivity and engagement with technology. By using a static model, namely the interactive gallery at The Public...
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...