PROJECT 1 Gesture

PART ONE: PAINTING AND/AS PERFORMANCE Exercise 1 Smallest to largest reach This is a drawing exercise with repeated activities which focus on, breathing, sound, rhythm, and the relationship of the whole body to the surface of the drawing, as well as the nature of the experience if you draw with both hands. It also suggests […]

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Exercise 2.5. Sontag/Barthes

I copied this exercise from my learning blog, which I since changed to a WordPress Website. The exercise is part of Part Two, Meaning. QUESTION:Compare the two essays by Sontag and Barthes. This is an opportunity to clarify your thoughts on both these essays and make links and comparisons between them. What do you think […]

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REFLECTIVE PRESENTATION

In the approach the course took to have a discourse on perspectives and topics around Visual Culture, my thinking and material work developed questions around the interconnectedness of fragments as visual memories of place. Making workaround fragments comes naturally in my thinking and I could also see it as part of my daily walking practice. […]

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PART SIX: CRITICAL REVIEW

The first draft for my tutor was shared on 23 and 26 April, after which changes to the writing style as well a discussion around key thinkers/theories I considered as well as how to introduce my question, was suggested. Final document was presented on 28 April 2021 and contains 2552 words, which exclude the references […]

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REFLECTING ON PART 5

I received a written formal feedback from my tutor. During this part of the course I feel reflective practice was a big part of my work process, as I had to ask myself questions about transformative actions about things I care or should concern myself with. I think it is important to look into the […]

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PARALLEL PROJECT SUMMARY

My walking is about the exploration of place. Walking is an active process that can become a mind walk – I started considering landscape as that which can be created in the mind. The act of walking has to lead to repeated work in the studio – it started with looking into my collecting of […]

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Process, Practice, and Environmental Crisis

Diversity, Listening and Understanding session on Friday 19 February 2021 I had some issues to log onto the symposium and eventually listened to 3 artists talking about Human and More-than-human Relationships Francesca Curtis – Cetaceans on Camera: Towards Ecological Speculation in Ant Farm’s Dolphin Embassy Lydia Halcrow – Tread Lightly on the Earth Beneath Marina […]

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Un/Common Things

an OCA workshop with artist Martyn Hill (2h) on 17 February 2021 The following is an insert of what to expect for this workshop – I appreciated the information. Fine Art is launching the first, of a new series of Group Workshops-Wednesday 17th Feb., 2021, 18.00 – 20.00 GMT, UK hours.‘Un/Common Things’ is a Group […]

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Planning the Critical Review

Look at what in the course I found particularly engaging and relevant to my work Look at what I would like to pursue in a more rigorous way About what am I curious? About what do I feel excited to explore it critically? What did I find problematic, would I like to unravel? PLAN: Have […]

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