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Blood in the shower : a visual history of menstruation and clean bodies
(2018-09) - Journal article,
In 2017, pad brand Bodyform® launched the ‘Blood Normal’ campaign. By depicting realistic-looking blood, the campaign marked a first for a disposable menstrual product. In the advertising video, blood was shown trickling ...
Exploring the past with Google Cardboard
(IEEE, 2015-09-28) - Conference item,
Combining digital reconstruction with mobile technologies has the potential of enriching visitors experience to historic sites. Through designing a mobile App with Google Cardboard it is possible to use technology already ...
Echoes of Aldrovandi : notes on an illustrated album from the Natural History Museum in London
(Bononia University Press, 2018-02-06) - Conference item,
This work focuses on an early modern album of bird illustrations currently held at the Natural History Museum in London: Raccolta di Uccelli fatta da Giovanni da Udine Scolare di Raffaelle Sanzio da Urbino (88 f B). ...
"Royalty is no longer quite royal" : word and image in the children's tales of Queen Marie of Romania
(2018-03-20) - Journal article,
This paper explores the role played by the children’s tales of Queen Marie of Romania in the construction of a distinctive vision of royalty between 1913-29. Straddling the First World War, from which Romania emerged ...
Community crafts and culture : empowering indigenous communities
(Green Lines Institute, 2018-06) - Book item,
Community Crafts and Culture (CCC) is a collaborative research project working in Costa Rica that, recognising the essential nature of intergenerational transmission of collective knowledge, sets out to create an online ...
The fear of aesthetics in art and literary theory
(2017) - Journal article,
Is aesthetics, as has recently been claimed, now able to meet the accusations often levelled against it? This essay examines counters to three of the most common: that aesthetics is based around overly narrow conceptions ...
Close looking and conviction
(2017-02) - Journal article,
This article offers theoretical and practical reflections on the operations involved in description and interpretation based on ‘close looking’. Explanations are given of the necessary appeal to contexts of origin or ...
Visual narratives : a history of art at CERN
(2018-11-09) - Journal article,
This article examines the history of art inspired by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in the twentieth and 21st centuries. The article argues that artists can show us radically different narratives ...
‘Five hundred and forty-two copperplates’ : Andrew Bell’s illustrations for the Encyclopaedia Britannica 1771-1797
(Scottish Society for Art History, 2017-09-09) - Conference item,
Andrew Bell (1725/6–1809) is best known as co-founder and co-publisher with Colin Macfarquhar of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, but he was also the sole provider of images for the earliest editions. These illustrations are ...
‘The fire of faction’ : sources for Paul Sandby’s satires of 1762-63
(2017-12-01) - Journal article,