Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)


My interest in Burns is longstanding and the series of multi-referential artworks discussed below are concerned with the very process of looking, perceiving, and interpreting. Utilizing the unique fixed-point perspective of the camera, I record manipulated and constructed images in order to create elaborate narratives which meditate on numerous aspects of Scottish culture, identity and the human condition in the early 21st century. As Burns reflected through his art the world he inhabited, these works and words strive to reflect on a myriad of contemporary concerns.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationArt and Science in Word and Image
Subtitle of host publicationExploration and Discovery
EditorsKeith Williams, Sophie Aymes, Jan Baetens, Chris Murray
Place of PublicationNetherlands
PublisherBrill Academic Publishers
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9789004361119
Publication statusPublished - 27 Mar 2019
Event10th International Word & Image Conference IAWIS/AIERTI - Univeristy of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom
Duration: 11 Aug 201415 Aug 2014

Publication series

NameWord and Image Interactions
ISSN (Electronic)1388-3569


Conference10th International Word & Image Conference IAWIS/AIERTI
CountryUnited Kingdom

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  • Research Output

    Art and Science in Word and Image: Exploration and Discovery

    Williams, K. (ed.), Aymes, S. (ed.), Baetens, J. (ed.) & Murray, C. (ed.), 27 Mar 2019, Brill Academic Publishers. 343 p. (Word and Image Interactions; vol. 9)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook



    Calum Colvin (Keynote speaker)

    14 Aug 2014

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesKeynote


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    Colvin, Calum

    Person: Academic

    Cite this

    Colvin, C. (2019). Burnsiana. In K. Williams, S. Aymes, J. Baetens, & C. Murray (Eds.), Art and Science in Word and Image: Exploration and Discovery (pp. 177-192). (Word and Image Interactions; Vol. 9). Brill Academic Publishers. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004361119_014