flesh        
 

essays

   
SB in 2016  

"The notion of the essay includes an understanding that what one proposes is contingent upon the circumstances of one's life experience. I was impressed by the way Montaigne, who arguably invented the form, made this so clear. To paraphrase Alfred The Great of England you are limited in what you can achieve but that does not mean that you should not try."

   

 

  BOOK CHAPTER

In "My First Brush with Computer Graphics" Bell wrote about his experience as a student at The Slade for a book on early British computer art. “White Heat Cold Logic: British Computer Art 1960 – 1980” (Brown et al. 2009)

   
  PAPERS List of papers and posters.    
  LECTURES

A selection of notes from lectures and workshops delivered by Bell at the NCCA on topics such as innovation and programming fundamentals.

   
SMALLWORLD DETAIL   KUBE BLOG

In 2009, during a short residency at Kube gallery in Poole, Bell kept a simple log of his ideas, making notes of the kind that he usually reserves for his notebooks available for visitors to read at the exhibition or remotely. Originally published on the mapping behaviour website they are now reproduced here.

   
antarctic sonata   ANTARCTIC SONATA

In 2007 Bell was invited to work on a project concieved by Professor Nick Petford and musician-composer Kevin Jones to celebrate the bicentenary of The Geological Society. He produced animated graphics based on microscopic images of rock samples from Antarctica provided by Petford that Jones then improvised to. Bell kept a record of his progress online that Kevin and Nick had access to so that they could feed back into the graphics.