This section of VORTEX 5 deals with links to
sites of interest in terms of subject matter and/or research projects,
as well as those that feature the work of Paul Gough. Links will
be added as and when required or appropriate.
Further information relating to Paul Gough's academic work and activities.
Militart Sketching Blog is a comprehensive educational resource
that gives regular insights into all aspects of military sketching,
panorama drawings and technical drawing manuals in 18th, 19th and
20th century British art. Contains essays by Paul Gough.
PLaCE is a grouping of creative, practice led, academic research
centers that address issues of site, location, context and environment
at the intersection of a multiplicity of disciplines and practices.
Originally located in the Department of Art and Design at UWE, Bristol,
PLaCE is Co-Directed by Mary Modeen and Iain Biggs with PLaCE (UK)
now located at University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College
of Art and Design) and is joined by PLaCE, Minnesota (University
of Minnesota Departments of Art and Landscape Architecture; College
of Design), PLaCE, Australia (University of Melbourne) and PLaCE
France (Université de Nantes).
Reportager exists in order to support, initiate, and showcase projects
involving drawing as reportage, visual journalism, documentary drawing
and illustration as visual essay. We are interested in projects,
which use the made image to interrogate a diverse range of themes.
The website works as an editorial space for the dissemination of
good practice in this area.
LAND2 is a discussion group / network concerned to support innovative
art practice engaged with 'landscape', in its broadest contemporary
sense, and which draws on a range of disciplines and concerns so
as to go beyond traditional landscape aesthetics. Contains images
and statement by Paul Gough.
One of only five royal academies in the UK, the Royal West of England
has the finest galleries west of London. Elected as a member in
1998, Paul Gough serves on the RWA Council and its Finance Committee.
The site contains images of his work and an artist's statement.
The Imperial War Museum website. The museum houses work by Paul
Gough and has an extensive collections index online.
The Council for Higher education in Art and Design is the lead body
for the art and deign sector. Paul Gough was elected on to the executive
in 2000. He also serves on the Visual Art and Media panel of the
Arts and Humanities Research Board, and was a member of the 2001
Research Assessment Exercise panel for Art and Design.
The Public Monuments and Sculpture Association A national inventory
of UK public sculpture Paul Gough was the Chair of the South-west
UK regional archive centre, run by Professor Doug Merritt.
The Canadian War Museum's collection of war art is available to
browse on-line. An exhibition of Paul Gough's work was shown in
Ottawa in 1999.
Intute is a free online service providing you with access to the
very best Web resources for education and research, selected and
evaluated by a network of subject specialists. The service is brought
to you by a consortium of UK universities and partners. Subject
specialists select and evaluate the websites in our database and
write high quality descriptions of the resources. Although additions
and funding were latled to Intute in 2011, the site remains and
is fully operational.
Nicholas Hedges recently completed an MA in Contemporary Arts at
Brookes University for which he created a body of work culminating
in an exhibition called Mine the Mountain
Much of this work stems from a visit he made to Auschwitz in 2006
and has developed in tandem with research into his own family tree.
Through this research he has discovered a great-great-uncle killed
in World War One subsequent to which he developed a number of works
based on a collection of WW1 postcards given to him by Tom Phillips.
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