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Links of interest

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 www.minethemountain.org/mm1/. 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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