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The Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) in conjunction with the Digital Curation Centre (DCC), through the JISC-funded KAPTUR project presents:

Managing the Material: Tackling Visual Arts as Research Data

Visual Arts Data Service (VADS)

Friday, 14 September 2012 from 09:45 to 16:00 (BST)

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This event is aimed at Information Managers, Research Data Managers, Librarians, and other UK higher education staff or researchers with an interest in managing visual arts research data. The event has been inspired by a DCC and ANDS 'how-to-guide': How to Appraise & Select Research Data for Curation Angus Whyte (DCC) and Andrew Wilson (ANDS)


9:45     Tea/Coffee and Registration


10:15   Welcome - Leigh Garrett, KAPTUR Project Director

 [Presentation available from: http://www.slideshare.net/kaptur_mrd/20120914-kaptur-lgarrett]

Theme One: Where's the data? What's the use?


10:30   Where's the data? What's the use? - Angus Whyte, Senior Institutional Support Officer, Digital Curation Centre; Laura Molloy, Researcher, Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII), University of Glasgow; and Marieke Guy, Institutional Support Officer, Digital Curation Centre

 [Presentations available from: http://www.slideshare.net/angusawhyte/kaptur-24-sept12aw and http://www.slideshare.net/kaptur_mrd/l-molloy-kaptur20120914 and http://www.slideshare.net/MariekeGuy/kaptur-def2]

11:30   Break


Theme Two: Collecting and interpreting Visual Arts Materials


11:50   Peirce's Semeiotic and the Implications for Aesthetics in the Visual Arts: a study of the sketchbook and its positions in the hierarchies of making, collecting and exhibiting - Paul Ryan, University of the Arts London

 [Paul Ryan's PhD thesis is available via UAL Research Online: http://ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk/5252/ and his website is here: http://www.paulryan.dircon.co.uk/]

12:30   Artistic identity: framing research within practice - Amanda Couch, Lecturer in Fine Art, University for the Creative Arts

 [Amanda Couch's website: http://www.amandacouch.co.uk/]

13:10   Lunch


Theme Three: Visual Arts Materials in Practice


14:00   Workshop: managing research data at the UK Data Archive - facilitated by Louise Corti, Associate Director, UK Data Archive

 [A page containing all the materials for this workshop is available here: http://www.data-archive.ac.uk/news-events/events.aspx?id=3305]

14:45   Workshop: applying the DCC and ANDS guide to visual arts research data - facilitated by Marie-Therese Gramstadt, KAPTUR Project Manager

 [Prezi available here: http://prezi.com/aitprjdioxj7/kaptur-workshop-version-1-0/]

15:30   Plenary panel - facilitated by Leigh Garrett, Director of the Visual Arts Data Service

  [Presentation available from: http://www.slideshare.net/kaptur_mrd/20120914-kaptur-lgarrett]

16:00   Close

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12th Floor, Centre Point
103 New Oxford Street
WC1A 1DD London
United Kingdom

Friday, 14 September 2012 from 09:45 to 16:00 (BST)

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