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Practising Place: Creative and Critical Reflections on Place

The Practising Place book explores our relationship with place through a collection of co-authored texts, visual essays, creative projects and conversations between the artists and academics involved in the initial conversations programme. Featuring new [...]


“Fragile Possibilities”: The Role of the Artist’s Book in Public Art

“Fragile Possibilities”: The Role of the Artist’s Book in Public Art  Elaine Speight and Charles Quick for Special Issue "Artists’ Books: Concept, Place, and a Quiet Revolution"  edited by Dr Chris Taylor


The Expanded City 2017-18 map

Created by Claire Tindale, The Expanded City map was designed to accompany the 'Lie of the Land' symposium in 2018, as part of the second stage of The Expanded City project. It geographically locates and gives details of the main insights generated through research projects by artists Gavin Renshaw, Ian Nesbitt & Ruth Levene, Olivia Keith, [...]


Treading Lightly

Steph Shipley, a second year MA Fine Art student at UCLan discusses her current project. Steph is studying on the Projects for Places pathway, which is taught by In Certain Places curators Prof. Charles Quick and Elaine Speight. Ruhwinton of the Middle Ages, now Rivington and its Terraced Gardens just below Rivington Pike on the outskirts of [...]

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