Thinking about the basic stuff of knowledge, teaching and learning has led me to develop an idea based around ‘knowledge as an art object’. This formulates a theoretical framework drawing together the being, doing and shared encounter which is found in diverse forms of education. Read more
This is a collection of photos showing the work which was brought together that made the Mad World Exhibition in 2017. You can read about the ideas by following THIS LINK. The exhibition held at its heart a space where questioning of attitudes to mental health, mental illness, madness and identity was encouraged particularly in light of the Psychiatric Survivors Movement which legitimately challenges and drives forward understandings today.
Juan Suárez Cobo (1914-2001) was born in La Calle del Agua (translated, The Street of Water) of the Andalusian barrio of the Albayzín, in Granada, Spain. He had two sisters and one brother, and being only 6 years old, he started working as a painters’ helper to contribute to his family’s low income. Read more
Tight Budget ? No worries, we can make presents for any occasion out of recycled materials by Amelia Modrak
Did you have a nice Christmas? I really wish you did. And did Santa bring you lots of presents, or is he facing a little financial crisis just now? If your Santa could not bring you all the things that you wanted, I have great news for you: No problem! Because we can retire Santa and make our own presents. Read more
3D Printing is an incredible enabling technology that has expanded from industrial uses as a means to prototype to uses that already stretch the imagination. The new generation of personal 3D printers that have been adopted by techies have evolved into easy to use printers and have spread to new venues including schools and homes. Read more
Information design is the practice of preparing information so people can use it with efficiency and effectiveness. Information design is a part of graphic design. The term has come to be used specifically for the graphic design of displaying information effectively, rather than just aesthetically. The term ‘information design’ emerged as a multidisciplinary area of study in the 1970s. Document design is another summative description of the field. Information design involving creating structure for sets of information in specialized fields. Read more