Lines of Beauty:  Propaganda, the Poster, and the Pictorial Trope

Lines of Beauty: Propaganda, the Poster, and the Pictorial Trope

Georgina Williams recently completed her PhD at Winchester School of Art. Here she offers an account of the main research themes and issues. Propaganda conceived for distribution via…

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Comics Unmasked

Comics Unmasked

Elham Soleimani’s PhD research is concerned with questions of the veil and the use of female figures in Persian illustrations. Her work centres upon her…

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Soft Power: A Sense of India

Soft Power: A Sense of India

Soumik Parida is currently studying ‘soft power’ in the context of India for his PhD research. To date there there is little significant research in…

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Research Methods Festival

Research Methods Festival

Vanissa Wanick’s doctoral research investigates the design of advergames that could influence and embed cross-cultural consumer behaviour, analysing aspects of pervasive games, HCI and advertising,…

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Visual In-Sights

Visual In-Sights

Jason Kass’ doctoral research is jointly supervised in the schools of art and psychology at the University of Southampton. His research concerns an exploration of…

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Dissection Drawing

Dissection Drawing

Lisa Temple-Cox’s doctoral research centres around a practice of drawing,  focused upon issues of the body after death. In this post she reports upon a ‘dissection…

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Sleeping Bride

Sleeping Bride

Najla Binhalail reflects on her work, Sleeping Bride, which was shown as part of the Practices of Research exhibition. Most research workers engaged in the…

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The Grey Institute

The Grey Institute

This is the most dangerous place in the place … Paul Grey The Grey Institute is a practice-based research centre founded by Jane Birkin and Rima…

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Between Propaganda and Cultural Diplomacy

Between Propaganda and Cultural Diplomacy

 Nina Pancheva-Kirkova’s doctoral research centres around a practice in painting,  focused upon issues of nostalgia towards Socialist Realism. In this post she reports upon a paper…

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Practices of Research

Practices of Research

Image-Text-Object: Practices of Research 10 February – 16 March 2014 L4 Gallery, Southampton Download Artists’ Statements [PDF] The exhibition, Image-Text-Object: Practices of Research, was held…

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