PhD Studio Intensive

PhD Studio Intensive

The PhD Studio Intensive ran for a whole week, between 14-18 November 2016. Situated in a large shared space (just off of the main sculpture studio), participants were encouraged…

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Minimalism: Location Aspect Moment

Minimalism: Location Aspect Moment

Cheng-Chu Weng, currently pursing a practice-based PhD at Winchester School of Art, recently curated an exhibition that accompanied the conference ‘Minimalism: Location Aspect Moment‘, which was…

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#gamesUR: London

#gamesUR: London

15/10/2016 by Chris Buckingham This was an event focused, as the name suggests on the digital games user research community. A community made of international…

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More and Less than Conversation: Research Lab

More and Less than Conversation: Research Lab

More and less than conversation: 3 day research-lab, 1-3 Sept 2016 Noriko Suzuki-Bosco The Phenomenology and Imagination Research Group (PIRG) meets once a month in the…

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Collaboration, Conversation and the Intertwining of Material and Immaterial Worlds: a reflection on the Mothership residency

Collaboration, Conversation and the Intertwining of Material and Immaterial Worlds: a reflection on the Mothership residency

Bevis Fenner 14 June 2016 The June session of the Phenomenology and Imagination Research Group took our previously explored idea of conversation as methodology on…

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Cultural Diversity & Creativity in Lebanese Family Design Businesses

Cultural Diversity & Creativity in Lebanese Family Design Businesses

Roula Al Kadamani is currently undertaking her PhD research at Winchester School of Art, examining how cultural diversity impacts on creativity and profitability in the context of…

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Material and Non-Material Imagination

Material and Non-Material Imagination

Yvonne Jones 09 May 2016 Having considered Material Imagination within the group, I wanted to consider Non-Material Imagination (my words). Is there a connecting line…

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Post-Global Luxury – Handicraft in Sri Lanka

Post-Global Luxury – Handicraft in Sri Lanka

Lucy Hitchcock’s PhD research examines the concept of ‘post-global luxury’ in the context of Sri Lanka. Luxury studies is a growing field. In the following account Hitchcock outlines the…

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Gaston Bachelard’s ‘material imagination’ + Karen Barad’s new materialism

Gaston Bachelard’s ‘material imagination’ + Karen Barad’s new materialism

Yonat Nitzan-Green 04 April 2016 Text for group’s discussion: ‘”Matter feels, converses, suffers, desires, yearns and remembers” Interview with Karen Barad’, (from “Meeting Utrecht Halfway”…

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Art, Matter and Making

Art, Matter and Making

Noriko Suzuki-Bosco 07 March 2016 The reading material selected for this PIRG session, ‘New Bachelards?: Reveries, Elements and Twenty-First Century Materialism’ by James L. Smith,…

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