Welcome

Dear reader, I have decided to start this journal out of the need to find a space to connect with others, at a time when meeting you in a physical space to share ideas and projects has become a challenge. Additionally, because of my ongoing artistic interests in embodiment, sensory perception and landscape/place, I have…

OPENING SUBMISSIONS for issue n.5

We are open to submissions for the 5th issue of TT journal. The core theme of the issue is focused MOTHER/DAUGHTER relationship. But because all rules are there to be questioned and creatively subverted, we are also open to submissions focused on FATHER/SON relationship or other important family bonds/mirroring. The general TT journal perspective remains: ie. the role…

LANDSCAPE IMAGINARY – DANIEL & CLARA

Throughout the summer of 2022 artist Daniel & Clara will be taking their work on tour across East Anglia, launching on Mersea Island on 21st May with an exhibition of their video installation On The Island. Responding to the psychological impact of the global pandemic and the physical restrictions of lockdown, On The Island is a series of…

Sense, Place & Imagination: online course

DATES: SATURDAY sessions, 30th April 2022 – 21st May, 9.30 am – 11.00 am GMT or SUNDAY sessions, 1st May – 22nd May, 5 pm – 6.30 pm GMT Where: ZOOM This workshop is aimed at artists, researchers, thinkers, makers, people who are curious to find a new way of relating to their everyday environment,…

Ecstatic Truth symposium: programme

DATE: 8th April, 2022 Location: Vysoka Skola Kreativni Komunikace, Prague, Czech Republic (+ online) Ecstatic Truth is an annual symposium that explores issues arising from the interface between animation (in all its expanded forms) and documentary (conceptualised very broadly as non-fiction), with a particular interest in the questions raised by experimental and practitioner perspectives. According…

Ecstatic Truth VI: To Attend

WHERE: Vysoká škola kreativní komunikace (University of Creative Communication) Prague, Czechia WHEN: April 8, 2022 Ecstatic Truth is an annual symposium that explores issues arising from the interface between animation (in all its expanded forms) and documentary (conceptualised very broadly as non-fiction), with a particular interest in the questions raised by experimental and practitioner perspectives. According…

TT journal issue 3: Editorial

 TT JOURNAL, VOL.1, ISSUE 3, 8TH OCTOBER 2021  I am pleased to present you with the 3rd issue of Tangible Territory. It comes out in tandem with my exhibition called Ophelia in Exile, which, unlike TT journal, has a physical manifestation. The joint theme for both is a questioning of the role of…

Ophelia in Exile

A multi-media art installation, exploring the importance of all our senses in giving meaning to our human experience. Its concept is inspired by the current pandemic and its impact on how we engage with others. The exhibition is one of the manifestations of an ongoing collaborative dialogue initiated by the Tangible Territory journal, conceived by…

The Museum Of Pictorial Culture

From Less-Known Russian Avant-garde series Lev Manovich and Julian Sunley, 2021 Although we usually assume think that first museum of modern art was MoMA (New York, 1929), an earlier museum called Museum of Pictorial Culture was established in 1919 and run by most important Russian avant-garde artists until its closing in 1929. Our essays discuss…

Rethinking Congenital Synaesthesia    

TT JOURNAL, VOL.1, ISSUE 3, PREVIEW Rethinking Congenital Synaesthesia                     David Howes, Anton Dorso Thank you, Anton, for your interest in my work, and for providing me with the opportunity to rethink the phenomenon of synaesthesia from an anthropological, or cross-cultural, perspective in response to your highly perspicacious barrage of questions.  1.    …

Film and new food rituals in the time of COVID-19

TT JOURNAL, VOL.1, ISSUE 3 preview As sensory anthropologist David Howes writes in his contribution to the Sensory Orders exhibition catalogue (curated by Chris Salter): “Sensory anthropology fleshes out the concept of the “sensory order” through analyzing how the senses are valued and combined differently in different societies. Some societies value feeling over seeing, or…