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Academic Lead, International
Holmes, P. (2018, September). One and Three Discs (after Kosuth). Presented at Creative Legacies: Collaborative Practices for Digital Cultural Heritage
It is over 50 years since Joseph Kosuth’s conceptual work One and Three Chairs (1965) challenged its viewer to locate the “real” by choosing between an object & its visual or ...
Holmes, P. (2017). Gastric Tones
Audio recording and acrylic speakers.
In his previous sound works, Paul Holmes has captured and transformed recordings of the human voice; this is the first piece that makes ...
Holmes, P. (2017). Storm Piece
20 channel voice recording. Audio speakers.
The huge oceanic swells that hit the western European coast bring visitors from all over the world to experience the surfing. Th...
Scottish Funding Council
We’re looking to develop a pet bedding design from re-used bedding material (Sheets, Duvets, Mattresses & Pillows). The idea is to make a product that is highly functional in nature and also well desi...
The Scottish Institute for Remanufacture
Leather is used in many luxury and utilitarian goods in our daily life. While many leather products, previously thought of as heirlooms, have become more replaceable and throwaway, many still aspire t...
development of innovative projection system to allow responsive and live creation and manipulation of projected scenery for theatrical workshops.
Lecturer in Design, Employability and Commercialisation
Programme Leader BDes(Hons) Product Design
Senior Lecturer in Design & Programme Leader BDes(Hons) Graphic Design
Holmes, P. (2017). Ballygunge Phari
HD Video, black and white, silent.
Named after one of South Kolkata's busiest intersections, this work captures the roaming inhabitants of the city, and its relentless strea...
Holmes, P. (2015). The Persistence of Vision
HD Video projection. Black and White, silent.
"Instruction painting separates painting into two different functions: the instructions and the realization. The work becomes a...
Holmes, P. (2015). These Measures are for your Protection
HD Video. Colour, sound.
The use of stress positions as an interrogation technique bordering on torture can be traced back to the Spanish Inquisition and before. In more rece...
Holmes, P. (2015). Outside the Box
HD Video, Silent, Black and White. Duration: 22 minutes.
To make this video artwork, the faces of jazz guitarist and composer Haftor Medbøe's quartet were filmed in extrem...
Holmes, P. (2014). Memory's Journey
Voice recording, outdoor speakers, wind-up stands.
This sound sculpture responds to resonances between the work of Robert Burns and Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore.
Holmes, P. (2013). Time Machine
HD Video, shelf and polyurethane mesh. Black and white, silent.
In this piece, the artist performs facial work-out exercises in big close-up and extreme slow-motion. The hi...
Lambert, I., MacLeod, M., Firth, R., Winton, E., Dean, M., Innes, M., …Titley, W. (2011). Journal of Design Practice and Research Volume 1. 2011. Journal of Design Practice and Research, 1, (1-40)
What is design and what are designers? Good design can change lives and improve services within the public, private and third sectors. Designers are creative problem solvers w...
Thompson, P. (2011). Born digital-new materialities: a survey mini-print exchange of contemporary digitally mediated printmaking
The ‘Born Digital – New Materialities’ print portfolio is the result of a digitally mediated open call “exchange” survey, examining the notion of “printmaking 2.0”. It is part...
Holmes, P. (2009). The Loop (by Paul Holmes and Wendy McMurdo)
Two channel HD Video. Colour, silent.
In this two-screen collaboration with artist-photographer Wendy McMurdo, a young girl on the right-hand screen appears to control the mo...
Holmes, P. (2018, March). Video Art as a Sculptural Form: An aesthetic investigation through practice. Presented at FICUNAM International Film Festival
The artist examines his practice from the past decade and the discoveries he has made about the sculptural nature of the form through his work.
Lambert, I., & Galama, F. (2017, December). Anthropometries Revisited - A Homage to Yves Klein. Poster presented at Drawing Conversations 2: Body, Space, Object, Coventry University
This project is presented as a homage to Yves Klein’s Anthropometries series (1960), but with reference to Klein’s devotion to judo. Klein was a 4th dan black belt in judo, an...
Holmes, P. (2017, November). Gastric Tones: A Study in Sound. Presented at Cumulus conference Bengaluru 2017 – Letters to the Future
In this sound installation, the artist plays back stomach noises recorded before and after a meal, at 1/100th of their normal speed. Douglas Gordon discovered hidden performa...
In the context of reducing raw material usage and establishing Scotland’s capacity for designing and making furniture for re-use, this study aims to:
● establish key factors in consumer decisions to r...
Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum vzw
Smart Textiles: Lit Lace for performance, is one of twenty four projects funded by the second WEAR (Wearable technologists Engage with Artists for Responsible Innovation) Sustain call.
WEAR is part o...
This project is to develop innovative system of creative lighting and projection to underpin a new tourism initiative at NTS Inverewe Gardens.
The aim of this project is to design and prototype a new, flatpack, low carbon home accessory for the Scottish tourist, domestic and export markets, using an eco-friendly alternative to medium density...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The objective of this research study is to develop a prototype model for gathering and reusing ocean plastic in-situ. The proposal is to visit a number of beachside locations along the Scottish West C...
The project focuses on the creation of responsive, wearable objects that create playful interactions by sensing bodily and environmental stimuli, and expressing these through activating elements that ...
Edinburgh Innovations Ltd
The textile industry is based largely on the use of cotton, leather and oil derived polymers and these industries are resource intensive and not sustainable. For example, cotton production requires va...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
The first BSL National Plan (due 22 October 2017) and its mandate for the inclusion of Deaf Culture in Scottish public life provide the context and rationale for the proposed collaborative networking ...
Development of a working prototype for the "Wee Tie", a new fashion accessory for wearing with open-necked shirts. Our input will be to look at materials and fastening/adjusting mechanisms at the back...
This project takes a new approach to teaching Mindful-breathing techniques to children aged 4-9.
Diagnosis of anxiety, stress, depression and ADHD in children has seen a significant increase over the...
The proposed research project seeks to examine the ways colony-based photographers represented and celebrated the success of the colonial-based enterprises in Southeast Asian at the turn of the 20th c...
Heriot Watt University
The project will develop specialised lighting systems appropriate for lighting woven optical fibre, develop lighting capacity as an integrated component, and advance large scale commercial manufacture...
This thesis is a critical examination of my own creative practice ...
A team from Edinburgh Napier is encouraging members of the public to view brutalist architecture in a different light – through the use of music and design.
6 July 2018
The SituLab Research Group (Dr Katrina Burton, Dr Samantha Vettese, Dr Kathy Vones) and invited musician, Joanna Stark presented their ongoing project into how the public respond to modern architectur...
11 June 2018
With World Heritage Day brings the opportunity to raise awareness of the diversity of cultural heritage.
Dr Kirstie Jamieson and MRes student Marta Discepoli are working with Heriot-Watt...
19 April 2018
St Gabriel's RC Church, Prestonpans.
6 July 2018
Edinburgh Napier University
15 November 2017
Barrio Angel Islington
5 July 2017
Jujus, Old Truman Brewery, London
4 July 2017
22 June 2017
Edinburgh Napier Merchiston Campus
17 May 2017
Stills Gallery, Edinburgh
14 September 2016
18 May 2016