Browsing All posts tagged under »art«

Creative Frontiers

May 29, 2020


Applying Theory to foster discussion beyond research, is to build perceptions in society. (Kavanagh, 2018) Influencing perceptions is a role attributed to public intellectuals, yet archaeologists appear to be absent from inhabiting such a stage (Tarlow and Stutz, 2013). This session seeks to question if this is actually so, when our collective and individual works […]

Sightations Café

May 24, 2017


This is by far one of the most creative sessions we have ever had the opportunity to film: Session Abstract: Sightations is a space of exchange, where different perspectives on archaeological visualisation are displayed side by side. These are materialized in a variety of shapes and forms and in a range of media such as […]

From Amateurs to Auteurs: In Defence of Authorship in Archaeological Visualisations

May 19, 2017


Should archaeology be more visual? An interesting session at TAG that we filmed TAG asked that question: Session Abstract: Archaeology borrows and adapts visualisation mediums and techniques from a range of artistic and creative practices including drawing, photography, film, gaming, digital animation and virtual reality. But do we take these visualisation practices as seriously as […]

Visualising Words: Archaeological Narrative Through Poetry, Image and Performance

April 28, 2017


Need something to do this weekend? How about watching some great presentations from the TAG conference: Session Abstract ‘Narratives do not always have to be presented in a purely linear sequential form’ (Pluciennik 1999) Building on the Tyrannical Tales session at TAG 2015 in Bradford, this session explores nontraditional narrative forms within archaeology; such as […]

Images in the Making: Art-Process-Archaeology

April 21, 2017


Here is a session we filmed at the TAG conference: Session Information Archaeological approaches to visual images have tended to present images as flat, static and lacking in dynamism; as evidence of this, semiotic or symbolic approaches still remain the prevailing approach to imagery in archaeology. This is a shame as research in a host […]


June 15, 2016


Another filmed TAG session: Session Abstract: Building on recent TAG sessions exploring the interplay between art and archaeology [’Between the Arts and Archaeological Interpretation’ (2014) and ‘Archaeology with Art: Space, Context, Fabrication, Gesture (2013)], this session seeks to explore the complexities involved when artists and archaeologists collaborate on a specific project. Artists have long been […]

Advances in Prehistoric Art

May 18, 2016


TAG videos: The overarching aim of the session is to bring together researchers of art in prehistoric archaeology, from any period, or using theories and methods that could be applied to prehistoric art, whether with a technical or theoretical focus, from within the discipline or beyond, to facilitate the sharing of recent research, thoughts, techniques, […]

Artistic Legacies

October 14, 2015


This is another video session from the EAA Glasgow Conference. You can see all the EAA videos I did at the EAA website- . Or if you are interested in a specific topic I have over 400 videos up at . This was a very interesting sessions to film and watch. It was a […]