Friday 8th December 2017, 2.30-5pm

Maps and Mapping II – a roundtable

Cultural Significance of Place: An interdisciplinary research group based at Newcastle University (Room 3.39, Armstrong Building)

Featuring presentations from:

Dr Jo Hicks (NUHRI Research Fellow, Newcastle University)

Isabel Williams (Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University)

Karen Rann (artist)

Dr Russell Foster (Dept. European & International Studies, Kings College London)
Chair: Dr Emma Coffield (Media, Culture, Heritage, Newcastle University)

Further details:

Photo taken by N Duggan

British Cartographic Society – Society of Cartographers Conference

Redworth Hall Hotel, County Durham, DL5 6NL

5th to 7th September 2017

To book a place use the link

Karen  will be showing models and related work throughout the Conference and will be giving a talk about the project on the Thursday morning.

Open Studio Event, VARC Visual Arts in Rural Communities

A Sharing Day with the opportunity to meet Artist in Residence Lucy May Schofield. Also on show, models from the Great Lines Project and copies of the publication (2nd Edition)


The Great Lines Exhibition

Open from Thursday 2nd till Friday 24th June 2016

At the Literary and Philosophical Society in Newcastle, NE1 1SE

Alongside artworks will be material held by the Lit & Phil pertaining to Charles Hutton: inventor of contour lines.

Also at the Lit & Phil, Monday 6th June, 6.00pm. ‘Charles Hutton: scientist, mathematician and the density of the Earth’, talk by Prof. Robin Johnson.

And Saturday 11th June, 10am till noon ‘Fantasy Maps’ FREE creative drop-in for families.


Saturday, April 23rd  2016

In View: Five viewpoints on a landscape

I showed ‘works in progress’,  gave a short talk and facilitated a practical walk-based activity. See VARC website for further details.

Highgreen, Tarset, Northumberland, NE48 1RP

sharing day leaflet