Research Explorations in the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site PhD Reflections on 'The Practices of Carnival: Community Culture and Place' (Jon Croose) and 'Stone Exposures: photography, landscape change and anticipatory adaptation in the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site' (Rose Ferraby)

Archive for the ‘Art Projects’ Category

Mat Chivers Exhibition

05.19.2012 · Posted in Art Projects, Stone Exposures

Last night I popped over to the opening of Mat Chivers new exhibition at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery in Honiton. I’d never been to this gallery before, but it’s a real gem. Located in the old house and studio of Thelma Hulbert, it now has visiting exhibitions, cafe and a wonderful space for children’s art. ...

Finding stories, making work

04.25.2012 · Posted in Art Projects, Stone Exposures

Last week, I headed down the coast once again. This time to Bridport, and with Nicola Thomas, John Wylie and Ian Cook from the Geography department here in Exeter. We were meeting up to continue our collaboration with Proboscis. We’d been told to bring photos, music and a camera … Arriving at PVA Media Labs ...

ExLab meeting, Durlston

01.30.2012 · Posted in Art Projects, Stone Exposures

A foggy day in Swanage. The cliffs, sea, castle, everything had disappeared, the sounds of birds muffled. But inside the education centre at Durlston Country Park, things were buzzing. Those involved with ExLab ( had come together to discuss progress. All 5 artists presented their work, based in different landscapes along the Dorset stretch of ...

Purbeck and Durston Country Park

01.30.2012 · Posted in Art Projects, Stone Exposures

I was lucky enough last week to have the opportunity to spend time with two of the artists involved in ExLab, down in the Purbeck area of Dorset. I spent a day with Zachary Eastwood-Bloom ( at Durlston Country Park, where he has been commissioned by ExLab to produce work that responds to the landscape ...

Meeting Proboscis at Burton Bradstock

01.13.2012 · Posted in Art Projects, Stone Exposures

On the beach at Burton Bradstock, a group of lecturers in Human Geography from here in Exeter, met a group of artists from Proboscis; an artists collective from London ( They have been commissioned by Exlab ( to create a piece of work based on the Jurassic Coast here. A chill wind met us, but ...

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