Birgitta Hosea


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publications: books

2019 Co-author, Foá, Maryclare; Grisewood, Jane; Hosea, Birgitta and McCall, Carali, Performance Drawing: New Practices since the 1960s, I B Tauris/Bloomsbury (first draft of manuscript currently under peer review)
  Co-author, Barton, Graham; Hosea, Birgitta, “Mindful Animation for Learning Awareness” in Animating the Spirited: Journeys and Transformations, ed. Tze-yue Gigi Hu, University Press of Mississippi (In Press)
  Chapter, “Beyond the Digital Écriture Féminine: Cyberfeminism and Experimental Computer Animation” for Experimental Animation: From Analogue to Digital, eds. Lilly Husbands, Miriam Harris, Paul Taberham, Routledge (In Press)
  Chapter, “Made by Hand” in The Crafty Animator, ed. Caroline Ruddell and Paul Ward, Palgrave MacMillan (In Press)
2018 Chapter, “Siting Animation: the Affect of Place” in Experimental and Expanded Animation: Current Perspectives and Practices, eds. Vicky Smith, Nicky Hamlyn, Palgrave Macmillan (British Film Institute), Basingstoke. ISBN 9783319738727
2016 Paper, 'Expanding Animation', Beyond Noumenon Forum Proceedings, Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, China
  Paper, 'Creative Actuality: Modes of Animated Documentary', Animation in the Age of Crossover: the First China Animation Studies Conference Proceedings. Sichuan Press, Chengdu University, China
2015 Chapter, "Off the Rails: Animating Train Journeys" in Animated Landscapes: History, Form and Function, Bloomsbury, ed. Chris Pallant
  Paper, 'Animation Installation: The Affect of Place’, The Boundless Space: Transcending the Threshold Conference Proceedings, Asia Animation Forum, Bucheon International Animation Festival, Korea
  Paper, 'Animation Installation: The Affect of Place’, CONFIA 2015: 3rd International Conference on Illustration and Animation Conference Proceedings, Braga, Portugal
2012 PhD Thesis, “Substitutive bodies and constructed actors: a practice-based investigation of animation as performance”. Download from UAL Research Repository.
2006 Author, The Focal Easy Guide to Flash 8 (Focal Press) ISBN: 0-240-51998-1
2004 Author, The Focal Easy Guide to Flash MX 2004(Focal Press) ISBN: 0-240-51959-0

publications: academic journals

2018 Animation as Mindful Practice” joint paper by Barton, Graham; Hosea, Birgitta, Animation Practice, Process and Production
2016 "Review of Ralph Bakshe’s Wizards”, Viewfinder, Learning on Screen - The British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council, Dec
2014 Channelling Time for Over Time”, Animation Studies 2.0
2013 "Animating the Future Seamless Public Transport Journey", joint paper by Hickman, Robin; Hamiduddin, Iqbal; Hosea, Birgitta; Roberts, Steve; Hall, Peter; Jones, Peter; Osborne, Colin, Built Environment, Volume 39, Number 3, October 2013 , pp. 369-384(16)
2010 “Drawing Animation”, Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Online ISSN: 1746-8485   Print ISSN: 1746-8477 (Nov 2010 issue)
2010 "ARC: I draw for you", joint paper by Maryclare Foá, Jane Grisewood, Birgitta Hosea and Carali McCall, published in Studio International.
2009 "Performativity, Post-animation and How I Became a cartoon Character". Paper published in Illuminace, vol. 21 no. 4 ISSN 0862-397X.
2009 "Drawn Together: Collaborative Performance", joint paper by Maryclare Foá, Jane Grisewood, Birgitta Hosea and Carali McCall, published in Tracey: Contemporary Drawing Research ISSN 1742-3570
2008 “TV 2.0: animation readership / authorship on the internet”, Paper published in Animation Studies: Peer-reviewed Online Journal for Animation History and Theory ISBN 1930-1928      

publications: conference papers (peer-reviewed)

2018 'On Paracinema and the Dematerialisation of Animation', Expanded Animation: Interfaces in Motion, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
  'Made by Hand', Seoul International Imagination Industries Forum, Korea
  'Made by Hand', Between the Frames, BFI
2017 'Keynote', The Crafty Animator, Rich Mix, London
  'Beyond the Digital Écriture Féminine: Cyberfeminism and Experimental Computer Animation', Society for Animation Studies 29th Annual Conference, University of Padova, Italy
2016 'Beyond Noumenon', Edges: an Animation Seminar, Whitechapel Gallery, organised by Edge of Frame for the London Inernational Animation Festival
  'Animation as Mindful Practice', (with Graham Barton), The Cosmos of Animation: Society for Animation Studies 28th Annual Conference, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
2015 Mindfulness and Animation’ (with Graham Barton), APES15: Animation and Public Engagement Symposium, Newcastle
  Re-animating the Archive’ (with Alison Green), Discovering Communities, Discovering Collections: National Archives / Research Libraries UK Conference, Manchester
  Imagined Landscapes: Animating Train Journeys’, Fantasy/Animation: A Conference on Media, Medium and Genre, Kings College, London
  Involuntary Animation’, Beyond the Frame: Society for Animation Studies 27th Annual Conference, Canterbury University
  Mindfulness and Animation for Developing Sustainability Literacy’ (with Graham Barton), Pedagogic Research Institute and Observatory (PedRIO) Annual Conference, Plymouth University
2014 ‘Live Animation: Animating in the Moment’, Sino-UK Creative Animation Knowledge Exchange Conference, Edgehill University;
  Exploring the Performance of Drawing’ (with M Foá), Draw to Perform Symposium, Central Saint Martins, London;
  'Conversing with Cartoon Characters', Open Story Symposium, University of Brighton
  Visitation: an encounter with the unrepresentable’, Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment Symposium, University of Falmouth;
2013 'The Medium is the Messenger', Mediamorphosis: Documenting, Publishing and Disseminating Objects and Experiences, University of Sussex, Brighton;
  Exploring the Performance of Drawing’ (with M Foá), Draw to Perform Symposium, ]Performance Space[, London;
  'Conversing with Cartoon Characters', Animated Body - Animation, Embodiment and the Senses: 5th Animation Postgraduate Research Group Symposium, Royal College of Art, London;
  'Animation Innovation: Doctoral Research and New Knowledge', Sino-UK Education Forum, China Academy of the Arts, Hangzhou, China;
  'The Medium is the Messenger', Colloquium of Performance Research Conference, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London;
  'The Medium is the Messenger', Hostings 9, University of London;
2012 "Conversing with Cartoon Characters", The Animation Machine: Society for Animation Studies 24th annual conference, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia
  "From Shadows to Shakespeare: teaching computer animation", presentation at China International Cartoon and Animation Festival(CICAF), Hangzhou
  "Sleight of the Hand Made", Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia
  "Sleight of the Hand Made", peer reviewed paper presented at Magic and Matter Symposium at the University of Utrecht, part of HAFF
2011 "Sleight of the Hand Made", peer reviewed paper presented at Staging Illusion: Digital and Cultural Fantasy Conference 2011, University of Sussex
2010 "Drawing Animation", peer reviewed paper presented at Animation Evolution: Society of Animation Studies 22nd annual conference, Edinburgh
2010 "Drawn Together", peer reviewed poster presentation at the Drawing Research Network Annual Conference, University of Brighton
2010 “Out There in the Dark”, peer reviewed performative presentation at Animation Deviation Conference, University of the West of England
2009 "Digital Drawing", peer reviewed paper presented at Computer Space 2009, Sofia, Bulgaria.
2009 “Character animation, performance and performativity”, peer reviewed paper presented at University of the Arts London Interdisciplinary Performance Conference, Siobhan Davies Dance Studio, London
2008 “Photosonic synthesis: hearing colour, seeing sound, visualising gesture”, peer reviewed paper presented at Seeing…Vision and Perception in a Digital Culture, Computers and the History of Art (CHArt) 24th Annual Conference, University of London. Another version of this paper was also given at Moves08: Movement on Screen in Manchester.
2008 “TV 2.0: animation readership / authorship on the internet”, peer reviewed paper presented at Popular Culture Society Conference, San Francisco, USA
2007 “Performativity and Animation, or How I Became a Cartoon Character”, peer reviewed paper presented at Here Tomorrow Conference, Central Saint Martins, London
2006 “Photosonic synthesis: hearing colour / seeing sound”, peer reviewed paper presented at Technarte 2006 Conference, Bilbao, Spain. Another version of this paper was also given at Mindplay, London Metropolitan University.

editorial boards, book and peer reviews

2016 + Co-organiser, Ecstatic Truth symposium on animated documentary at RCA (2016 & 17), Universidade Lusofona, Lisbon (2018), University of Westminster (2019), University for the Creative Arts (2020)
2014 + Scientific Committee Member, CONFIA 2015, 3rd International Conference on Illustration and Animation, Braga, Portugal
2014 + Editorial board member, Animation Journal
2014 + Peer reviewer, Animation: Interdisciplinary Journal
2013 + Peer reviewer, Animation Journal
2012 + Peer Reviewer, Co-Design journal
03+ Reviewer of book proposals and technical checker: animation, motion graphics and digital video titles, Focal Press / Elseveir
2004 Review, Stop Motion by Susannah Shaw for the Times Higher Education Supplement
2003 Review, The Complete Animation Course by Chris Patmore for the Times Higher Education Supplement
2002 Review, The Animator's Survival Kit by Richard Williams for the Times Higher Education Supplement