School of Art & Design Research Seminar

Exploring the C-word - Cool - Cool Aesthetics: Materials, Surfaces and Sustainability

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As part of the School of Art & Design's Research Seminar Series, Vanessa Brown, Senior Lecturer in Design and Visual Culture, will be leading three seminars on 'Exploring the C-word – Cool'.

Session two: Cool Aesthetics – Materials, Surfaces and Sustainability.

  • From: Wednesday 30 November 2016, 1 pm
  • To: Wednesday 30 November 2016, 2.30 pm
  • Location: 009, Arkwright building, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, NG1 5LT

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Event details

As part of the School of Art & Design’s Research Seminar Series, Vanessa Brown, Senior Lecturer in Design and Visual Culture, will be leading three seminars on 'Exploring the C-word – Cool'.

Session two: Cool Aesthetics – Materials, Surfaces and Sustainability.

(Including a repeat of the introduction to cool at the end if required)

Programme of events:

  • Vanessa will briefly introduce the theme of the session, including her own three pictures and five minutes.
  • Each willing attendee will talk about their perspective and interests for up to five minutes with the help of three full-screen images of their choice.
  • Research context for cool.
  • Discussion.

Please come along to any or all of the remaining sessions, but if possible please come along to the session which best fits your perspective on cool – ideally with your five minutes and three images.

The final seminar will be on Wednesday 7 December, entitled 'Cool Bodies, Performance and Demeanours'. There can be a repeat of the introduction to cool at the end if required.

Location details

Room/Building:

009, Arkwright building

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Shakespeare Street
Nottingham
NG1 5LT

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