PARALLEL PROJECT PART THREE ARTIST RESEARCH

ARTISTS WHOM I CONSIDER AND RESEARCH Artists I researched and were inspired by are Cy Twombly, John Ruskin, William Kentridge, Eva Hesse, Xiaojing Yan, Ian Kiaer, John Cage, Rodney Graham, Lynda Benglis, OCA-EU collaborating student group working as WWW, in particular Annette Holtkamp. This list will grow or change as I work on my project, […]

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PARALLEL PROJECT PART FOUR

PART 4 CONSIDERING NEW MATERIALISM and DEVELOPING the BODY of WORK Exploring Mushroom and Lichen as material It became important to consider mushrooms and lichen as a subject matter, and look at their potential as a medium. From Tsing, I learned that collaboration could be ‘multi-sited‘ and that opportunities to forage opened up in the […]

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PARALLEL PROJECT Part Two

PART TWO MATERIAL THINKING AND MAKING I have a little cabinet, I call my wunder-cabinet, in my studio. I like to fill it with found objects, it changes over time and is always a place of inspiration for my making and ideas, see photographic images below which was taken at different times over this project. […]

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PARALLEL PROJECT Part 1 and 2

INTRODUCTION In the study guide: The Parallel Project is a self-directed, extended project. The focus of this project is entirely up to you, although you are advised to use the ideas and approaches explored within the course exercises as a springboard to inspire your thinking and making process. You may work in the studio as […]

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Research Points for Part Two

Research point 1: Sue Tompkins How do ‘form’ and ‘content’ in Tompkin’s work affect each other? For example, if the way the artist uses nervous energy, rhythm, repetition and movement to deliver her words were changed, would it have the same meaning? Do you think the attempt to separate the two is helpful in understanding […]

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Harvard referencing system

learn.oca.ac.uk/pluginfile.php/1124/mod_resource/content/1/part 1.pdf I feel frustrated that it took me so long to spend some time with this very valuable and useful document. I need to thank my tutor and OCA for this document. Finally I got the message and I am awoken to its meaning and content! Wow it took time to get into this. […]

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Assignment 2: Understanding

But what of understanding, of being understood? Understanding what? Does it matter? Why should art be “understood” (and what does “understanding” mean in this context)?’ The quote in our study material is part of  a fax conversation which took place during 22.08.98 – 02.09.98 and was taken from Barlow’s Book, Objects For…and Other Things, (2008, […]

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Extra Research

Modern art by 1960 saw rising ideas by artists that form could be expressive even if it became divorced from appearances, example would be abstract art. Sontag writes when art was dominated by Formalism, but moving towards Postmodernism. I want to consider her discourse as a reaction to American art critic, Clement Greenberg, the Freudian […]

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Part Two: Meaning

TOPIC ONE The artwork and the audience Reading point 1 Sontag, S. (1994) ‘Against Interpretation’ I added my research and reading notes for this exercise in my blog, Reading List , under Part Two. I would however like to put forward the following opinion which I read: “ …..Sontag proposed the transcendental power of art […]

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