ISEA2011 WORKSHOP: Doris and Barry Meets The GUT Force

Doris and Barry Meets the GUT Force

Workshop Leaders: Sarah Dryden and Philip Long
Crimson flames tied through my ears
Rollin’ high and mighty traps
Pounced with fire on flaming roads
Using ideas as my maps

-Bob Dylan

This exploratory practical workshop aims to explore the local environment using a series of ideas or directions to begin to visually record and map the social, cultural and political ‘touch points’ that exist in every urban environments.

The workshop encourages participants from any discipline who are interested in the visual conversations that are happening around us.
Bios of the Presenters
Sarah Dryden is a freelance photographer, specialising in performance/dance and fine art based imaging.
Her work has been exhibited and published within the UK, Europe, Canada, and USA.  She currently holds the post of Senior Lecturer in Interior Design overseeing the history/theory and photographic practice and programme leader in 3D Design at Southampton Solent University. Research interests include representation of interior spaces, second home ownership in rural England, colonial interiors and interior/exterior signage and visual communications.

Philip Long worked as graphic designer in a variety of design positions, including in-house art departments, design studios and advertising agencies. He has had a long career in design education, currently holding the position of Senior Lecturer at Southampton Solent University where he specialises in teaching graphics, typography and motion graphics. Research interests are broad and practical based within the field of communication design, with a focus upon photographic and drawing practice.

Sarah and Philip have worked closely together on many projects and are currently in the process of launching, which is a commercial and educational collaborative and creative partnership based in art and design.

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