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Geography and art: encountering place across disciplines

Schaaf, R, Worrall-Hood, J and Jones, O (2016) 'Geography and art: encountering place across disciplines.' Cultural Geographies. ISSN 1474-4740

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Abstract

This article summarises a project undertaken at the Newton Park campus of Bath Spa University over 1 week in October 2015. The project provided a space for interdisciplinary collaborations between geography and art students to explore the commonalities and differences in how they saw, interpreted and creatively re-presented the campus, using a variety of methods. This article outlines the project and reflects on the processes, outcomes, and challenges of collaboration. It highlights how this approach can enhance student learning experiences, by facilitating more interdisciplinary collaboration across the sciences, arts and humanities, and social sciences. In doing so, it explores the potential and pitfalls of collaborative cultural geography in practice across disciplines.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: art, collaboration, creativity, mapping, place, social media, walking
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2016 15:17
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2016 16:05
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/8413
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