As part of my practice-led research, I am currently investigating the ideas of Ellen Dissanayake (associate professor in the school of Music at the University of Washington) from her text Homo Aestheticus: Where Art Comes From and Why. Dissanayake approaches the origin and purpose of “art” from an anthropological perspective. In this book she asks, […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Breaking news out of Canada. January 26, 2015 Researcher/Maker Danielle Hogan has discovered fossils* believed to further validate the longevity, prevalence and historical value of women’s handcrafts. See photos below. *Disclaimer, all “fossils” discovered in Hogan’s oven January 2015.
I was excited and inspired recently to not only discover the work (art/academic) of Australian visual artist Kate Just but to reach out and connect with her. Her work is thoughtful, smart and sensitive and I encourage you to check it out. Knit on my friend! Kate Just is currently a lecturer in the School […]
As I near the time when my literature review will need to be distributed to my committee members I am faced with the challenge that there though an infinite number of copies may easily be made of the written response to the exam, there exists only one quilt (to be distributed amongst three adjudicators). Even […]
Please note that when the audio concludes at 6 min:39 sec it is from that point on that, in person, I delivered the written portion of my paper while the silent images changed on the screen. It is not a technical error 🙂
I feel really good about how my presentation, Maternal Craft Practices as the Foundation for Bachelor of Fine Arts Pedagogy, went this afternoon at the InSEA World Congress Conference.