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Cloth Clothing and Culture, 19 August 2016, by Susan Stockwell & Christine Checinska

Publisher: Iniva, © Susan Stockwell & Christine Checinska 2016

In this 'Clothes, Clothes and Culture' Group series of talks at Iniva, Dr Christine Shaw-Checinska hosts an in-conversation with artist Susan Stockwell. Framed against Lewis Hyde's linking of creativity to ‘gift', and questioning the place of creativity in contemporary culture and today's economic market, Christine and Susan will explore the materiality and haptic quality present in Susan's use of every-day ‘stuff' - cloth, bank notes, coffee, maps - to make work. Is creative practice as much about selflessness as self-expression? What do we mean by the ‘creative spirit'? To what extent does the work make itself? And, as the process of making evolves, does the work make us as much as we make it? The essence of Susan's work lies in transformation of materials and perceptions. Familiar objects take on a new life as deeper meanings emerge. Operating within the ‘in-between space' at the border of craft and visual art, Susan elegantly challenges us to face the lingering aftermath of colonization, global consumption and waste, the inequalities and injustices founded on negative readings of difference and our collective consciousness or indeed lack of consciousness.

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In this 'Clothes, Clothes and Culture' Group series of talks at Iniva, Dr Christine Shaw-Checinska hosts an in-conversation with artist Susan Stockwell. Listen to the talk at the bottom of the page link.

Cultural Mapping Story, 18 August 2016, by Ravit Harari

Publisher: Nisha Magazine, Israel, © Nisha Magazine & Ravit Harari 2016

This month, in honour of the season this article contains a selection of artists works addressing Topographic maps as a tools for representing geographic territories and discussions on a range of political implications inherent in them.

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Creative Compass, August 2016, by Harriet Hawkins, Paul Goodwin, Susan Stockwell, Agnes Poitevin-Navarre

Publisher: Royal Geographic Society with IBG. Supported by Arts Council England & Iniva, © RSG-IBG 2010 2016

A companion publication for the exhibition The Creative Compass: New commissions by Agnès Poitevin Navarre and Susan Stockwell held at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) from 6 May to 2 July 2010. The exhibition was curated by Vandana Patel, RGS-IBG and Teresa Cisneros, Iniva, with support from Steve Brace, RGS-IBG

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Sea-Markings, 14 November 2015, by Susan Stockwell

© The University of East London 2015

A short film about 'SEA-MARKINGS' exhibition and residency at the Royal Shakespeare Company 1st April -6th September 2015

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Cultural Threads: Transnational Textiles Today. See chapter 3 'An Imagined Africa' , 11 November 2015, by Jessica Hemmings

Publisher: Bloomsbury, © Bloomsbury 2015

Cultural Threads examines work by artists who use textiles to explore transnational politics and colonial history. Edited by Jessica Hemmings.

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Susan's work is explored in this chapter of the book, with particular reference to 'Pattern of the World' (2000). See page 94-95

Sweet Currents, 11 November 2015, by Alicia Foster

Publisher: Arts Blog, © Alicia Foster 2015

About Susan Stockwell's recent work particularly the exhibitions SEA-MARKINGS at the Royal Shakespeare Company and Sweet Plums at Patrick Heide Contemporary Art 2015.

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Sweet Plums, 1 October 2015, by Verena Platzgummer

Publisher: Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, © Patrick Heide Contemporary Art & Susan Stockwell 2015

Catalogue essay and images for the exhibition Sweet Plums

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'If You Lived Here' invitation, 29 September 2015, by CMA

Publisher: Children's Museum of the Arts, © CMA 2015

Invitation to 'If You Lived Here'- an exhibition of contemporary artists who use maps and mapping in their practice in order to communicate political and cultural critique in inventive ways.

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Children's Museum of the Arts, New York City, 14th September - 17th January 2016.

Susan Stockwell Creates a Recycled Masterpiece from E-Waste , 16 March 2015,

Publisher: Recycle Nation, © Beth Buczynski 2015

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'Mind the Map' Catalogue Essay, 21 June 2014, by Selena Wendt

Publisher: Punkt Ø, © Punkt Ø 2014

Catalogue Essay for 'Mind the Map' exhibition at Punkt Ø in Moss, Norway June 21st- Sept 21st 2014.

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See page 9 of the essay for the section on my work.

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