Publications

Some of Mark Robinson's publications



Research:
 Two key papers by Mark Robinson on adaptive resilience can be downloaded from Arts Council England's website:
  The Role of Diversity in Building Adaptive Resilience - co-written with Tony Nwachukwu, published in 2011
  Making Adaptive Resilience Real - published in 2010.
The Art of Living Dangerously (co-written with Shelegah Wright, Natalie Querol and Sarah Colston, for MMM/Exchange/nef)

  Evaluations Creative Case North 2012-2015 A Review: Executive Summary

  Commissioned writing: Case Studies for AMA/CultureHive exploring Business Models: Introductory page with all 22 resources Business Model Canvas: Six questions Introduction to the Business Model Canvas 
 Individual Studies: Allenheads Contemporary Arts a-n Arts at the Old Fire Station, Oxford Beamish Museum Black Country Living Museum Bloodaxe Books Castlefield Gallery Derby Museums Hackney Empire Ironbridge Gorge Museum Live Theatre MAC Birmingham Ministry of Stories Red Earth Theatre Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History South Bank Centre Watershed Western Australia Museum 
Six Degrees of Connection: Towards the Absolute Alrightness of the Kids a publication arising from Tyneside Cinema's The Kids Are Alright conference on young people and specialised cinema. It includes a poem written and performed at the conference and recommendations based on the Young Tyneside programme.
  21 Ways of Looking At The Sponsors Club, a booklet combining data, stories and poetry to mark the 21st birthday of The Sponsors Club, published in 2012 
  'Carefully encouraged accidents' an interview/essay for red nile projects' Factory Nights 2009/2010
  Where Do I Go From Here: essay on Geoff Broadway installation, 2001 A
rticles and commissioned blogs
  Five things people forget about resilience: in Engage 36, International Journal of Visual Art and Gallery Education
The F Word: essay on failure Commissioned by Native, the magazine from the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts, a NESTA/ACE partnership.
Rollercoasters, cycles and other models of adaptive resilience - for Arts Queensland, Australia
  The business case for diversity, Arts Professional, December 2011
  Angels on a pinhead Arts Professional, May 2010

  Much of Mark's writing over the last few years has been on the Thinking Practice and Arts Counselling blogs. 

  Selected academic articles
  The value of theatre and dance for Tyneside’s audiences: joint authored by Joshua Edelman, Maja Šorli and Mark Robinson (Supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council Cultural Value Project, delivered by The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London Thinking Practice and The Empty Space)
‘True North’: reinvention of the provinces in the poems of Simon Armitage and the Northern School’ inA World of Local Voices (Universitat des Saarlandes, 2003)
  ‘Writing Well: health and the power to make images’ – Journal of Medical Ethics: Medical Humanities (2000)
More than Literacy, More than Reading: Arts Education Agencies, Writers and the National Year of Reading, Education 3-13, (2000)
  ‘Building a Democratic Literary Culture on Teesside’ in Poetry Now: Contemporary British & Irish Poetry in the Making (Studies in English Vol 13) ed. Holger Klein (Stauffenburg-Verlag, 1999)
Abandoning purity: British Alternative Poetry, Bad Subjects, #45, Carnegie Mellon University, USA. 1999

  Books
  How I Learned to Sing (Smokestack Books, 2013) New & Selected Poems A
 Balkan Exchange: 8 British and Bulgarian Poets, (co-translator of Kristin Dimitrova, Georgi Gospodinov, Nadya Radulova and VBV, with Andy Croft, W.N. Herbert and Linda France)  (Arc 2006) - new work and translation of leading Bulgarian poets
Running Good Writing Groups (with Rebecca ORourke) (National Association of Writers Groups, 2003) - a handbook originally published by University of Leeds in 1996 and then updated in 2003. Words out Loud: 10 essays on the poetry reading (Editor, Stride 2002) - one of the first studies of its types of the social and cultural practice of poetry readings
  Half A Mind (Flambard, 1998) - poems
  Twelfth Song, Hulke Aktunc (co-translator, Poetry Ireland, 1998)
  Water Music Lale Muldur (co-translator, Poetry Ireland, 1998)
  Gaps Between Hills (with Dermot Blackburn & Andy Croft, poems and photographs) (Scratch, 1996) - shortlisted for a Northern Electric Arts Award
  The Horse Burning Park (Stride, 1994) - poems
  A Hole Like That: 13 Cleveland Poets (editor) (Scratch, 1994)
  Magazine & Literary Journals: A Guide (Cleveland Arts, 1994).