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Derek Horton, born 24 June 1956, is an artist, writer, publisher and teacher. He worked in the jewelry trade, then as a wood machinist, and as a lorry driver, before becoming involved in community arts and urban adventure playgrounds in the 1970s. This world of inflatables and telegraph poles resulted in an interest in sculpture that saw him making and exhibiting work in the 1980s before beginning a long period in university art education in the 1990s. With Chris Bloor he set up a ground-breaking new undergraduate programme in 1997 at Leeds Metropolitan University that encouraged students from diverse backgrounds and often with few formal academic qualifications to make art in ways that were not dependent on conventional studio practices nor on the critical theory that weighed down so many art degree courses at that time. This course reflected his interests in the relationship of art and popular culture, the inter-relationship of digital technologies and manual production methods in contemporary art, and in ephemeral, nomadic and improvisatory approaches to creative action. He was subsequently a Principal Lecturer and the head of Research in Contemporary Art at Leeds Metropolitan University until December 2007. He co-founded the online journal ‘/seconds’ with Peter Lewis in 2005 and with him was its editor for its first seven editions, remaining still on its editorial board.) In 2009 he began publishing the online magazine ‘Soanyway’ which he co-edits with Lisa Stansbie. Soanyway is a site bringing together words, pictures and sound that tell stories in the broadest possible sense of the term.
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Total Books: 5
Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry
2004 - Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry [Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780120072590
ISBN-10: 0120072599
Genres: Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation
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Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry Volume 53
1998 - Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry Volume 53 [Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780120072538
ISBN-10: 012007253X
Genres: Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation, Substores
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Trends in Synthetic Carbohydrate Chemistry
Trends in Synthetic Carbohydrate Chemistry [Acs Symposium Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780841215634
ISBN-10: 0841215634
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Richard Caldicott
Richard Caldicott (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780954725709
ISBN-10: 0954725700
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