Research Students2019-06-21T10:16:43+00:00

Research Students


Duty Of Care: Why Support Parent Artists?

“Structural inequalities exert pressure upon individuals.” New writing by Elaine Speight on a necessary and urgent rethink in considering the needs of cultural workers with children… Read the article 'Duty Of Care: Why Support Parent Artists?' at The Double Negative. Image: An edition of 100 gift boxes distributed as part of Walking Together/Walking Apart, Claire [...]


‘West Cumbria and the A66’ by John Scanlan

This element of the project departs from an examination of the cultural landscapes of Cumbria, looking in particular at the way the two Cumbrias (of the Lake District and the coastal west) have been formed as distinctive places through literary, environmental, economic and other influences over the last three hundred years. This work has focused [...]


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 [...]


Imagining wetlands: geography between wet and dry

July 2015 Artist and UCLan Fine Art MA student, Tracy Hill reflects on her experience of the Nordic Geographers Conference in Estonia. Imagining wetlands: geography between wet and dry bought together 11 individuals from 6 countries all presenting personal interpretations of wetland research. The session organiser Franz Krause invited papers discussing how people imagine, represent, use and [...]

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