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16/01/20

New literature: An Introduction to Language and Linguistics, eds. Ralph W. Fasold & Jeff Connor-Linton, Cambridge University Press, 2014   In Chapter 7: Language and The Brain, psycholinguistics, biocognitive and neurocognitive bases of language are outlined. The biocognition of mental […]

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14/01/20

“There is no true word that is not the same time a praxis. Thus to speak is to transform the world.” “Dialogue is the encounter between men, mediate by the world, in order to name the world. Hence dialogue cannot […]

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13/01/20

New charity shop find: An Introduction to Language and Society, Martin Montgomery, Routledge 1986/1995 Transcriptions and Conventions. Pauses: The length of pause is inserted within parentheses to the nearest half second. erm (1.0) Unintelligible speech: Where an interpretation is in […]

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10/01/20

I conducted two Flask Conversations today with Mark Longbottom and Andrew Wilson. These were conversations about ‘flasks, art and life’ unstructured and open ended platforms to think and talk with flasks as the central focus and catalyst for conversations. I […]

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07/01/20

“Diagramming sentences … teaches nothing beyond the ability to diagram.” Source: https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2014/08/22/341898975/a-picture-of-language-the-fading-art-of-diagramming-sentences

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06/01/20

Today was the first Art Lab of 2020! We had 3 presentations already booked otherwise we would’ve moved to the new format which is 2 presentations and then a kind of ‘marketplace’ informal/unstructured show and tell where anyone can bring […]

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01/01/20

10 years ago. Still on with Blah Blah Blah. Installation at South Square Centre, Thornton, January 2010.

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19/12/19

I making a contribution to FLASK publication inviting people for conversations with their flask of favourite beverage. Conversations about flasks, art, life, etc. If you’re up for a chat (Huddersfield/surrounding areas) get in touch!

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17/12/19

Dwell Time picked up the keys to 9 Market Avenue in Huddersfield today. This will be Dwell Time Central and a base for us to run the project from. Plans are still in progress but dialogue will feature large…

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16/12/19

Talking rubbish… I borrowed The Literature of Waste: Material Ecopoetics and Ethical Matter by Susan Signe from the library and a previous reader had pencilled in a kind of index or glossary of terms into the back pages.

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13/12/19

I met with a friend for a coffee and in the aftermath of the elections and doom and gloom of more austerity, he showed me this book he’s reading. Published in 1941, Orwellian dystopia is now.  

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06/12/19

I was at a lecture in Leeds today about older people’s mental health and alcohol misuse (NHS Leeds & York Partnership / Forward Leeds). One of the main risk factors to alcohol misuse is social isolation: Lack of human contact […]

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