PART THREE PROJECT 3

CONSTRUCTING NARRATIVE Exercise 1.2. Before and after Reading point Link 31 refers to the last part of the text where James Elkins discusses ‘The place of Narrative in Contemporary Art. The essay is in two parts: the first is a survey of representations of time in art; it is similar to the first part of […]

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PART THREE PROJECT 2

BECOMING AN IMAGE Exercise 1.1. Body as canvas I am uncomfortable when it comes to performance and immediately think of the female artist Marina Abramovic and how she explores bodily experiences/boundaries, there is also a form of learning/discovering through her doing or making. She never knows what will transpire out of a performance. I contemplate […]

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PART THREE RESEARCH POINTS

RESEARCH POINT 1 Paula Rego I was struck by her connection between, real, pretended (imagined), and how storytelling forms a big part of this process. She views it as the same thing. I believe this is the reason she has always used props in a mostly domesticated setting in her work. I feel I always […]

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PART THREE PROJECT 1

PROP, PERFORMANCE, STAGE EXERCISE 1. Object as a stand-in for the body Method: . Select one or more items of clothing Using the clothing as a reference point, remake it either in a different material or enlarge it Look at work of artist Yinka Shonibare MBE – histories and issues addresses through his choice of […]

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REVIEW AGAINST ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

PART TWO prepared for my tutor to view as part of the submission of work done for Part Two of Painting 2 Studio Practice Demonstration of technical and visual skills The exercises challenged me to use different materials to use to build 3d objects as well as painting or drawing on any choice of support. […]

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PARALLEL PROJECT

CONSIDERATIONS AND PRELIMINARY IDEAS TO DISCUSS WITH TUTOR My relationship with objects in art-making Consumption of objects when they become works of art – considering my personal expression. How I bring ‘contradicting’ things together. How I bring ‘contradicting’ things together – combine, collect Projecting personal experience onto objects/art as a signifier of my experience Creativity […]

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PART TWO Project 6

Exercise 1.5 Painting in the round The method for the exercise is to dispense with the canvas and allow the object that I am interested in to become the ‘canvas’ I work on. To prepare for the work I have to make at least 3 large objects. The exercise suggests that before I begin to […]

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ASSIGNMENT TWO

STUDIO PRACTICE By now I made contact with a sculptor whom I follow on Instagram; she introduced me to a sculpting clay that does not dry. I sourced the material from a local foundry, who did not want to disclose more about the composition of this clay, which I could buy in two different colors […]

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PART TWO Project 1

CONTEMPORARY APPROACHES TO STILL LIFE: OBJECT TABLE DEVELOPMENT The following was taken from the study material: In Part Two you will explore intersections between painting and sculpture. Through practical, written and reflective exercises you will consider: The shift from depiction of pictorial space to the experience and articulation of physical space. The agency of the […]

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