Lindsay Blair

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  • Academic Lead Developer: Creative Practice (0.4) Cultural and Creative Industries, Moray College UHI
  • United Kingdom

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20162020

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Research expertise

  • Visual culture of Scotland/ Highlands in a post-colonial situation and the potential of a transnational identity. Reinvigorating the language of the discourse - locating Scottish/ Highland art within its evolving futures in order to re-articulate how new technologies, new radical political geographies, new aesthetic forms can re-charge existing narratives.
  • American Surrealism, especially the work of Joseph Cornell.
  • American Abstract Expressionism with particular emphasis on the work of Jon Schueler in relation to the semiotic analysis of Roland Barthes and the radical theory of Gilles Deleuze.
  • Cross-disciplinary Representations: Place as Text in Visual Culture and Literature. Dialogical readings, Codes and Constructed Realities.
  • Contemporary Art in Public Places – Art and Health, the therapeutic environment; contemporary collections; socially engaged practice; curating exhibitions in the gallery space. Codes of conduct and approaches that will promote the ideals of sustainable development.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy

6 Sep 198227 Jun 1990

Award Date: 27 Jun 1990

Master of Arts

8 Sep 198023 Jun 1982

Award Date: 23 Jun 1982

Bachelor of Arts, University of Stirling

8 Sep 197527 Jun 1979

Award Date: 27 Jun 1979

External positions

Reviewer for Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen

9 Nov 2016 → …

Academic adviser for documentary film on Joseph Cornell

26 Sep 2014 → …

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