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: https://csopnu.wordpress.com/events/
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 http://www.soc-archive.org.uk/mapreality/index.html
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
Highgreen, Tarset, Northumberland, NE48 1RP