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A Forest of Signs: Imagining Trees in the Contemporary Urban Environment

Trangmar, Susan (2009) A Forest of Signs: Imagining Trees in the Contemporary Urban Environment. [Art/Design Item]

Type of Research: Art/Design Item
Creators: Trangmar, Susan

'A Forest of Signs' is an ongoing international, interdisciplinary research project.

Additional Information (Publicly available):

Susan Trangmar

Research Interests

Photographic, moving image and sound installations exploring practices of space and temporality in relation to landscape and place.

Current Research

Early training in sculpture and photography has developed into a practice exploring representations of space and temporarility through photography, moving image and sound. Consistent concerns include theories of visuality; duration and spatiality, ontopologies of place and the relationship between the ‘process’ of work and its shaping through social and spatial context. ‘A Play in Time’, a recent double screen film (2008) explores the practices of space and experiences of intimacy within the public space of a park. Current research includes a group research project ‘ A Forest of Signs: Imaging Trees in the Contemporary Urban Environment' and 'Shifting Terrains', an ongoing series of works exploring a maritime coastline through image and sound.

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Your affiliations with UAL: Colleges > Central Saint Martins
Date: 2009
Related Websites: http://www.fotografiafestival.it/accademie
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Related Exhibitions: ‘Declinazioni Della Gioia’, Roma Fotografica Festival, Rome, Italy. Trangmar exhibited ‘Nocturnes’, nocturnal images of urban trees in Athens, Greece.
Locations / Venues:
LocationFrom DateTo Date
Palazzo delle Espozioni, Rome, ItalyMay 2009July 2009
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2010 10:17
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2011 07:44
Item ID: 2392
URI: https://ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk/id/eprint/2392

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