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Foreign Bodies – The Creation of Symbiotic Jewellery through the Development and Application of Stimulus-Responsive Smart Materials and Microelectromechanical Systems

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/ast.81.49
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...

SKiN: Designing pseudo-physiology into personal technology devices to create enhanced interactions through visceral signifiers and behaviours

Conference Proceeding
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...

Crysalis: The Revival of Textiles Exhibition, TIO3 Ronse

Exhibition / Performance
Taylor, S., & Robertson, S. Crysalis: The Revival of Textiles Exhibition, TIO3 Ronse. 27 September 2014 - 27 September 2014. (Unpublished)

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Taylor, S., & Robertson, S. Crysalis: The Revival of Textiles Exhibition, TIO3 Ronse. 27 September 2014 - 27 September 2014. (Unpublished
Award winning light and colour-changing textile, Digital Lace (ISWC 2014) was part of the showcase of textiles selected for the European funded Crysalis: The Revival of Textil...

Re-examining the aims and context of Raffles' photographic practice

Book Chapter
Scott, A. (2017)
Re-examining the aims and context of Raffles' photographic practice. In Franki Raffles: Observing Women at Work, 15-23
No abstract available.

Social Networking and Affinity Spaces – The Virtual Atelier

Conference Proceeding
Pengelly, J., & Thompson, P. (2012)
Social Networking and Affinity Spaces – The Virtual Atelier. In ATINER's Conference Paper Series ART2012-0076, (ART2012-0076
This paper examines the impact digital culture, Web 2.0 and Online Networking, an area we might collectively define as e-culture, is having on the practice, modes of collabora...

The Digital Matrix and the Paperless Print

Conference Proceeding
Thompson, P. (2011)
The Digital Matrix and the Paperless Print. In S. Hoskins (Ed.), IMPACT 6: multi-disciplinary printmaking conference proceedings, (44
This paper examines, from the perspective of a critically engaged practioner within the context of contemporary fine art printmaking practice, the concept of a " digital matri...

Towards the Posthuman: Materiality and process in the creation of stimulus-responsive jewellery objects

Conference Proceeding
Vones, K. (2014)
Towards the Posthuman: Materiality and process in the creation of stimulus-responsive jewellery objects. In All Makers Now?
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...

3D printable recycled textiles : material innovation and a resurrection of the forgotten ‘shoddy’ industry

Conference Proceeding
Vettese, S. (2017)
3D printable recycled textiles : material innovation and a resurrection of the forgotten ‘shoddy’ industry. In Loughborough University Textile Design Research Group INTERSECTIONS Conference 2017
This paper will disseminate an interdisciplinary project, undertaken at Edinburgh Napier University between the Design and Advanced Materials. Several 3D printable materials a...

Lighting for Cities Inhabited by People, Not Cars: Community Co-Design and Creative Lighting

Conference Proceeding
Innes, M., & Winton, E. (2017)
Lighting for Cities Inhabited by People, Not Cars: Community Co-Design and Creative Lighting. In PLDC 6th Global Lighting Design Conference
Electric street lighting has developed wholly in the age of the motor car. Therefore, normal models of urban lighting are based firmly on designing for vehicle traffic. Standa...

True Colours: explorations in art, design and research

Conference Proceeding
Innes, M. (2017)
True Colours: explorations in art, design and research. In Color and Imaging Conference, (309-312
Do you see colour the same way that I see colour? As my initial training was as an artist, it is possible that I look at colour very differently from someone with a scientific...
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Edinburgh Zoo night trail innovation voucher

2014 - 2015
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...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Development of Innovative using whisky barrel staves

2011 - 2011
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...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £2,000

Dunbar SciFest Projection Event

2015 - 2015
Dunbar Arts Trust is working with the Dunbar SciFest (with 8,500 visitors in 2014, it is possibly the largest primary school science festival in Europe) to develop an annual visual and performance art...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Campervan Project_Jump Research

2014 - 2014
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...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Benzies Foundation

2016 - 2016
The company is looking for an innovative means of creating a permanently installed communication system that visually enhances the building, can adaptively communicate and that is sensitive to the sit...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Botanic Gardens Follow-on Innovation Voucher

2014 - 2015
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...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £20,000

Enhancing the authenticity and sustainability of the visitor heritage experiences through 3D printing technology

2014 - 2015
This project proposes to offer an alternative approach to the contemporary heritage souvenir experience through the utilization of 3D scanning and printing and online, remote interfaces between the mu...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £33,250

Kirkwall Festival of Light

2014 - 2015
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...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,964

Royal Botanic Gardens, Visitor Experience

2012 - 2014
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 ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Script Development with Gridiron 'Leaving Planet Earth' Production

2012 - 2013
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...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000