The Tools of Production, Media Myopia and the Legitimacy of Knowledge

Kristensen, J C. 2014. 'The Tools of Production, Media Myopia and the Legitimacy of Knowledge'. In: Sounds of Design History: Design History Society Teaching and Learning Workshop. Design History Society, United Kingdom 19 September 2014. [Conference or Workshop Item]

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An invited speaker to the Sounds of Design History, a Design History Society Teaching and Learning Workshop, I presented a paper which examined and explored contemporary media landscapes of academic knowledge production through the question of posed by the organiser of 'Was there a moment wherein you found this method of making radio of research practice particularly fruitful?'.

In answering this question, I draw on the experience of interviewing Mike Dibb and Richard Hollis about making the TV programme and book Ways of Seeing with John Berger; of the academic conference circuit; of the declining, ever declining status of the arts; and of the contemporary challenges to the discourses of expertise and expert knowledge.

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Broadcasting, Research, Teaching and Learning, Arts Education, Expertise, Knowledge, Communication

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19 September 2014Completed

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Design History Society, United Kingdom

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19 September 2014

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13 Nov 2019 15:17

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29 Apr 2020 17:21


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