Elkins, J. (2002) Stories of art. New York: Routledge.

Chapter ‘Intuitive Stories’

Elkins, J. (2001) Why art cannot be taught: A handbook for art students. United States: University of Illinois Press. Extracts from Chapter 4 Critiques Pp 111-119#

Fleming, J. (2016) The Trouble with Women. London: Square Peg

Feminist cartoons, focusing on Victorian women, perceptions about women and social/ political commentary on the female sphere. Exclusion from professions and The Royal Society etc.

Gallagher, E. (2007) Coral Cities. London: Tate Publishing


Graziose, L. (1997) Mark Dion. London. Phaidon

Detailed examination of Dion’s methodologies, in particular interviews with the artist.

Heartney, E. (2008) Art and Today, London. Phaidon Press.                                                          Chapter ‘Art & Nature and Technology’ particularly interesting/ relevant to me.p.169 quote ‘artiss today sound warnings about the arrogant privileging of human deserves over the wellbeing of the natural world.’ Defines Land Art, Eco Art, Bio Art.

Hibberd, J.S (1872) The Seaweed Collector: A Handy Guide to the Marine Botanist. London. Groombridge & Son. (1950)

Milner, M (1971) On not being able to paint. London. Heinemann Educational

Chapters 1-2. Eminent psychoanalyst, using tools from psychoanalysis – diary writing, automatic writing and drawing as a new approach to image making. Offers insights into her process and reflections on her work, both immediate and with hindsight.

James, N. (2010) Interviews – Artists: Recordings 2010. London. Cv/VAR Archive and Editions. Interviews with James Aldridge, Christiane Baumgartner and Langlands and Bell.

Rose, G. (2007) Visual Methodologies. London. SAGE

Introduction to discourse analysis, Foucault.

Ward, O. (2014) Ways of Looking: How to Experience Contemporary Art. London. Laurence King.                                                                                                                                     Tabula rasa – method to approach contemporary art.

Weintraub, L. (2012) To life!: Eco art in pursuit of a sustainable planet. Berkeley, CA, United States: University of California Press.                                                                                   Introduction. Glossary of key terms relating to Eco art. Diagrams showing connections between artists who connect to Eco Art. Useful for researching artists and methodologies relating to Eco Art, very diverse range of practices and issues. Connection between artists, new technologies and socially engaged/ sustainable practice.


Bodies of water (2016) Available at: (Accessed: 1 November 2016).                                                                                       Kayla Parker, artist involved with Force 8

Council, B. (2008) MAP OF NOWHERE, Grayson Perry. Available at: (Accessed: 16 January 2017).

Land/water and the visual arts. Available at: (Accessed: 9 November 2016).

Dion, Mark (accessed 9 March 2017) (accessed 9 March 2017)

Malani, N. (no date) Paintings. Available at: (Accessed: 17 October 2016).

Odehnal, M. (2011) Lia Perjovschi. Available at: (Accessed: 30 January 2017).
Lia Perjovschi – mind maps and diagrams, installations. Interested in ways histories are constructed and in archives.

Rona Lee: Deep Sea Available at: (Accessed: 9 November 2016).                                                                                                                                      Artist involved with Force 8

Rural artist residency – cape farewell – the cultural response to climate change (2014) Available at: (Accessed: 20 September 2016). (accessed on 20.3.2017)

Blog with information on the life and impact of seaweed collector Amelia Griffiths


BBC (2016) 15/09/2016, the waterside ape – BBC radio 4. Available at: (Accessed: 15 September 2016).                     Re-examination of evolutionary theories based on idea of early man being marine based.

BBC Radio 4 The Life Scientific: Alison Smith on Algae. Available at: (Accessed: 31 January 2017)

Potential of algae, especially micro algae as fuel, food, connection with technology and sustainability.


BBC 4 (2017) John Berger: The Art of Looking


Cape Farewell: Bridport Arts Centre. 22 April 2017 – 3 June 2017

Hauser & Wirth, Somerset: Elizabeth Frink, Transformation. 19 Jan – 7 May 2017

Hestercombe Gallery: Shifting Ground by Stephen Smith. 12.11.16 – 26.02.17

RAM Exeter: Kurt Jackson: Revisiting Turner’s Tourism. 10 September to 4 December 2016

Tate Modern Artist Rooms: Louise Bourgeois. October 2016.                                                 Particularly interested in ‘L’Infini drawings’.


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