Fieldnotes and sketchbooks : challenging the boundaries between descriptions and processes of describing

Hugonin, James, Gunn, Wendy and Ingold, Tim (2005) Fieldnotes and sketchbooks : challenging the boundaries between descriptions and processes of describing. [Show/Exhibition]

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This exhibition was curated by the anthropologists Tim Ingold (Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Aberdeen) and Wendy Gunn (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Creativity and Practice Group, University of Dundee and University of Aberdeen 2002-2005). The curators invited Hugonin to participate in an AHRC funded project that explored the diverse relations of notebooks and preparatory work to finished artworks. It was the researcher’s use of invented rule systems that interested the two anthropologists. Hugonin was selected as the exhibition’s leading representative of painting processes, David Nash represented the working procedures of sculptors. For more information on ‘Fieldnotes and sketchbooks’ see: The curators are working on a book (2008) based on the exhibition with the international academic publishers Peter Lang Publishers (Bern and New York), which will feature Hugonin’s contribution to Fieldnotes and sketchbooks.’ When participating in this project, Hugonin became particularly interested in the project’s treatment of fine art practice as a form of research. This was the first time he had collected together his own ‘fieldnotes and sketchbooks’ and related their contents to his own development as an artist. As a result, Hugonin used the ideas developed in this output to provide research-route seminars in the MA Art Practice studio practice module. He has also provided supervisory advice for Bosch’s AHRC doctoral project: ‘The Artist and Corporate Identity: exploring strategic identity awareness in fine art practice’ (see Dorsett’s output 3 above). This doctoral study makes a phenomenology study of studio environments in order to identify the strategic processes at work amongst practitioners.

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Additional Information: Number of pieces: 1 painting, 1 notebook.Media of output: Printed copy of conference address, images.
Subjects: W100 Fine Art
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Arts
Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2008 11:22
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2017 08:11

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