This week's guest blog comes from Jennifer Thatcher, a 2nd year, SGSAH-funded PhD candidate at Edinburgh College of Art. She also writes regularly for art magazines, including Art Monthly, ARTNews and ArtReview. You can read more about her work at https://www.sgsah.ac.uk/research/ahrc17-18/headline_563098_en.html and https://www.eca.ed.ac.uk/profile/jennifer-thatcher. ‘Is it normal for the pipes in my room to whine constantly?’ I asked at the reception … Continue reading New York: A Nostalgic Trip through Magazine Archives
Allyson Keehan is a PhD Candidate in Fine Art Painting at Glasgow School of Art. From January to June 2018, she completed a Doctoral Internship supported by SGSAH as a Programme Researcher at Hospitalfield. | w: www.allysonkeehan.com | t: allysonkeehan We are always seeking new guest bloggers! If you have an idea for a blog post or would like to informally discuss writing … Continue reading Photo-journal of a Doctoral Internship
Tessa Buddle is a second-year PhD student in Theatre Studies at the University of Glasgow. Her practice-as-research project is titled ‘Utopia on Tour’ and involves creating a new touring theatre production in collaboration with Tessa’s theatre company, The Suitcase Ensemble. For more information about Tessa’s research project visit: utopiaontour.tumblr.com For more information about Tessa’s practice … Continue reading The many faces of public-facing practice as research
This week's guest blog comes from Mona Bozdog, a second-year ARCS PhD candidate. As part of her PhD, which investigates the connections between video games and live performance, she designed a live performance that took as its starting point a video game, its design heuristics, aesthetics and mechanics. Mona took part in the Inchcolm Project, … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: The Inchcolm Project and Working with Others Pt. 1
Hopefully you've all signed off on work for the festive season now and you're chilling out on the sofa with a Baileys (yes, I know it's only lunchtime, but 'tis the season) and a good movie. I'm currently watching the classic 2006 Christmas romp, Deck the Halls (which has an average rating of 6% on … Continue reading Seasons Greetings from the SGSAH Blog!
Joanna Foster is a practice-led PhD Researcher at DJCAD, University of Dundee. She has kindly shared her experiences of the recent SGSAH Publishing in Research & Practice Workshop, as well as some of her fantastic sketches. In September I took part in the SGSAH-run Publishing in Research & Practice Workshop, hosted by Stirling University. The … Continue reading GUEST POST: Publishing in Research and Practice Workshop: Reflections
Last week we published part 1 of Catherine Weir's experience of applying to an SGSAH artist-in-residence position. This week we're delighted to share part 2, that looks in detail at Catherine's time at RSPB Mersehead, with reflections on the benefits of being an artist in residence during your PhD. Last April, Roseanne Watt (University of Stirling) and … Continue reading Guest Post: On residencies, and why you shouldn’t give into chronophobia, Pt. 2
This week we have part 1 of a fantastic 2-part insight into the process of applying to and undertaking an SGSAH artist-in-residence post during a PhD. A huge thank you to Catherine Weir for sharing her story and photographs with us. Part 2 will be posted next week. Twelve months ago, weighed down by a … Continue reading Guest Post: On residencies, and why you shouldn’t give into chronophobia, Pt. 1