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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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05/12/19

Dwell Time interviewed Doug Dennison and Logan Bonham Smith of Unmasked Mental Health: https://dwelltimepress.wordpress.com/2019/12/29/dwell-time-interview-with-doug-dennison-and-logan-bonham-smith-unmasked-mental-health/ (Content Warning: Discussions about suicide and child death) https://unmaskedmentalhealth.co.uk/ Their app is designed to get people talking, with the option of anonymity, to provide peer support […]

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04/12/19

Yesterday Dwell Time interviewed one of our HOOT workshop participants Mary. We discussed in advance that she would talk to us about her bereavement of her son who “walked in front of a train 16 years ago” in her words. […]

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03/12/19

Art Lab at Dean Clough had our festive party which had a different format to usual. Usually I programme 3-4 speakers/presentators with Q&A each but for the social festive party I invited everyone to bring a bottle/dish and some art […]

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02/12/19

I went to the opening of the WI-FI Road to Recovery exhibition and had a couple of conversations with the artists. I was thinking afterwards about how important layout and seating is conducive or not to dialogue and how some […]

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29/11/19

Sense-Perception: Sculpture, Drawing & the Influence of Classicism Conference 29 November, Henry Moore Institute Leeds   …ontological categories… …thematic classification… …radically non-unified… …heterogeneous elements within the series… …archetypal categorisation… …classical aesthetics as categorisation (Greek)… …gallery as container… …naming as principally […]

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28/11/19

I collected my Cap Stories work from Elland Library today as they are closed for refurbishment and the exhibition came down. The work had stayed pretty intact with only minor deterioration which was impressive. The next Cap Stories project I’ll […]

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27/11/19

Dwell Time delivered a workshop at HOOT today. We had some great conversations which ranged from the weather and what we were having for tea tonight to suicide. Reflecting on how we as a team run workshops and connect with […]

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26/11/19

Conversations for Change, 26/11/19, University of Huddersfield Dwell Time were invited to attend a conference on Creative Minds peer-led evaluation of their Community Reporter programme #softandfluffy There were presentations and workshop elements which encouraged group dialogue and critical feedback. The […]

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20/11/19

Dwell Time ran a workshop at the Take Ten suicide and mental health peer support group in Dewsbury today. We also had the opportunity to interview Sarah Thompson, one of the organisers: https://www.facebook.com/dwelltimepress/videos/2547428445478267/

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15/11/19

Soft launch of Echoes of a Market – lots of interesting conversations about the work and the market. Exhibition is up until 18th December, open Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10am-4pm.

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Open Call: Dwell Time Outloud!

Dwell Time OUTLOUD! Speak your mind, have your voice heard, say it out loud! Dwell Time are calling for tweets and messages (up to 280 characters) reflecting on mental wellbeing to be live and analogue broadcast during their Issue 2 […]

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