Emplacing local invention

Vaughan, L 2008, 'Emplacing local invention', Studies in Material Thinking Journal, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 1-9.


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Collection: Journal Articles

Title Emplacing local invention
Author(s) Vaughan, L
Year 2008
Journal name Studies in Material Thinking Journal
Volume number 1
Issue number 2
Start page 1
End page 9
Total pages 9
Publisher AUT University
Abstract In response to Carter's discussion of Vico's writing on the relationship between memory, imagination and invention, my proposition is that the localised acts of making and creating are the realising acts of invention, the materialising of thought, which may or may not result in the creation of a thing. In particular, I am interested in how this act or series of acts of materialising towards the made, is an act of habitation and place making. Informed by the fields of phenomenology, fashion, human geography and landscape theory, I propose that the practice of material thinking is an experience of the local and the articulation of place.
Subject Design Management and Studio and Professional Practice
Keyword(s) Space
place
practice
embodiement
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