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Improvisation: Autonomy, Heteronomy and Wilful Naïveté

Conference Proceeding
Lambert, I. (2019)
Improvisation: Autonomy, Heteronomy and Wilful Naïveté. In EKSIG 2019 Knowing Together — experiential knowledge and collaboration Conference Proceedings of International Conference 2019 of the DRS Special Interest Group on Experiential Knowledge
This paper discusses theoretical perspectives on improvisation as a powerful generator of new knowledge in practice-based research and its enhancement through wilful naïveté. ...

Making as Growth: Narratives in Materials and Process

Journal Article
Lambert, I., & Speed, C. (2017)
Making as Growth: Narratives in Materials and Process. Design Issues, 33(3), 104-109. https://doi.org/10.1162/desi_a_00455
As an activity, research through design gives rise to new knowledge from both creative processes and, if there are any, resultant artifacts. Arguably, all creative practitione...

3D-printing ‘Ocean plastic’–Fostering childrens’ engagement with sustainability

Journal Article
Vones, K., Allan, D., Lambert, I., & Vettese, S. (2018)
3D-printing ‘Ocean plastic’–Fostering childrens’ engagement with sustainability. Materials Today Communications, 16, 56-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2018.04.001
Ocean plastic pollution has been identified as one of the biggest environmental threats of our time. As large islands of plastic waste such as the Pacific Gyre amass through t...

Anthropometries Revisited - A Homage to Yves Klein

Presentation / Conference
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...

The Isle of Harris Fish Slice: Industrial Crafting with Ocean Plastic

Presentation / Conference
Lambert, I. (2017, September)
The Isle of Harris Fish Slice: Industrial Crafting with Ocean Plastic. Paper presented at Making Futures 2017: Crafting a sustainable Modernity - towards a maker aesthetics of production and consumption, Plymouth College of Art
This paper appraises the adaptation of injection moulding, a process quintessentially associated with mass production, as a craft process, with ocean plastic as the raw materi...

Designing new ways to make use of ocean plastic

Other
Lambert, I. (2019)
Designing new ways to make use of ocean plastic
Beachcombing has long been a part of life for island communities. On the southwestern edge of Scarp, a small, treeless island off the coast of Harris in Scotland’s Outer Hebri...

Material Reality to Materiality: Ocean Plastic and Design Research

Presentation / Conference
Lambert, I., & Vones, K. (2019, December)
Material Reality to Materiality: Ocean Plastic and Design Research. Paper presented at Design Research for Change (DR4C) Symposium, Design Museum, London

Narratives of Waste: an Exploration of material transformation through 3D printing

Presentation / Conference
Lambert, I. (2019, March)
Narratives of Waste: an Exploration of material transformation through 3D printing. Presented at RTD2019 Method & Critique
This practice-led workshop was aimed at exploring how Ocean Plastic 3D printing filament can be used to devise objects to make use of its particular material qualities and com...