16 episodes

Follow the development of the TORCH-Ashmolean research project Talking Sense in these podcasts, hosted and produced by two participants of the project: Jonathan Lawrence and Christy Callaway-Gale

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Follow the development of the TORCH-Ashmolean research project Talking Sense in these podcasts, hosted and produced by two participants of the project: Jonathan Lawrence and Christy Callaway-Gale

    Episode 16: 'The Rough and the Refined: Sensing the Luxurious and the Everyday' – PART 2

    Episode 16: 'The Rough and the Refined: Sensing the Luxurious and the Everyday' – PART 2

    Dr Juanjo García-Granero (Postdoctoral Researcher, Archaeology) explores the senses in grand and ordinary living, through examining a Minoan cooking vessel. Further reading: https://www.talkingsenseoxford.com/podcast. Originally delivered as the first half of a gallery talk in partnership with Clare Gardom (DPhil Student, Classics). Listen to Episode 15 for the first half of the talk.

    • 10 min
    Episode 15: 'The Rough and the Refined: Sensing the Luxurious and the Everyday' – PART 1

    Episode 15: 'The Rough and the Refined: Sensing the Luxurious and the Everyday' – PART 1

    Clare Gardom (DPhil Student, Classics) explores the senses in grand and ordinary living, through examining textiles from Classical Egypt. Further reading: https://www.talkingsenseoxford.com/podcast. Originally delivered as the first half of a gallery talk in partnership with Dr Juanjo García-Granero (Postdoctoral Researcher, Archaeology). Listen to Episode 16 for the second half of the talk.

    • 13 min
    Episode 14: 'Making Sense of Death' – PART 2

    Episode 14: 'Making Sense of Death' – PART 2

    In this episode, Alexis Gorby (DPhil Student, Archaeology) looks at glass from the Roman catacombs to explore how ancient and contemporary cultures use the senses to make sense of death. Further reading: https://www.talkingsenseoxford.com/podcast. Originally delivered as the first half of a gallery talk in partnership with Dr Carrie Ryan (Postdoctoral Researcher, Anthropology). Listen to Episode 13 for the first half of the talk.

    • 11 min
    Episode 13: 'Making Sense of Death' – PART 1

    Episode 13: 'Making Sense of Death' – PART 1

    Dr Carrie Ryan (Postdoctoral Researcher, Anthropology) uses Angela Palmer’s Ashmolean Mummy Boy 3 to explore how ancient and contemporary cultures use the senses to make sense of death. Further reading: https://www.talkingsenseoxford.com/podcast. For an image of Mummy Boy 3, visit the artist's website: https://www.angelaspalmer.com/eygptology?lightbox=dataItem-iwcbwop81. Originally delivered as the first half of a gallery talk in partnership with Alexis Gorby (DPhil Student, Archaeology). Listen to Episode 14 for the second half of the talk.

    • 18 min
    Episode 12: 'Stripping Back to Sharpen the Senses: A Holy Face and a Waterfall Vase' – PART 2

    Episode 12: 'Stripping Back to Sharpen the Senses: A Holy Face and a Waterfall Vase' – PART 2

    Yayoi Teramoto Kimura (DPhil Student, Computational Neuroscience) focuses on a twentieth-century Japanese vase to demonstrate how artists can engage our senses through a pared down approach. Further reading: https://www.talkingsenseoxford.com/podcast. Originally delivered as the first half of a gallery talk in partnership with Eleanor Townsend (DPhil Student, History of Art). Listen to Episode 11 for the first half of the talk.

    • 8 min
    Episode 11: 'Stripping Back to Sharpen the Senses: A Holy Face and a Waterfall Vase' – PART 1

    Episode 11: 'Stripping Back to Sharpen the Senses: A Holy Face and a Waterfall Vase' – PART 1

    Eleanor Townsend (DPhil Student, History of Art) focuses on a seventeenth-century Spanish painting to demonstrate how artists can engage our senses by focusing on a pared down approach. Further reading: https://www.talkingsenseoxford.com/podcast. Originally delivered as the first half of a gallery talk in partnership with Yayoi Teramoto Kimura (DPhil Student, Computational Neuroscience). Listen to Episode 12 for the second half of the talk.

    • 16 min

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