Images by Vancouver-based artist Kathy Slade.
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Maria Fusco’s innovative publication explores, through action and exchange amongst the writers, the notions and tensions within transdisciplinary practice. With contributions from Clare Cumberlidge, Craig Martin, Jane Rendell, Kathy Slade and Andrew Dodds. From the a-n Collections series. pdf [size: […]
As you will have by now no doubt ascertained, The dream that kicks: Transdisciplinary practice in action is a curious collection of works, which at once demonstrates and queries its subject.
Andrew Dodds contribution to The dream that kicks, a-n Collections.
“Life flows forth out of the door from the limitation of isolated separate existence into the limitlessness of all possible directions”. Georg Simmel, ‘Bridge and Door’
With a background in architectural design, followed by research in architectural history, and then a period teaching public art and writing art criticism, my research has tended to focus on transdisciplinary meeting points – between feminist theory and architectural history, conceptual art practice and architectural design, art criticism and autobiographical writing – through individual and collaborative research projects.1
I’ve been working in and around transdisciplinary practice for the last twenty years now, and have found it to be a fertile and stimulating ground both for those working consistently within it or just passing through, I’ve just noticed that only recently has it started to become fashionable.