REFLECTING ON TUTOR FEEDBACK FOR PART 3

11 November 2020 My tutor shares concerns that she found too a big seperation between making and theory. (I am at a point where it seems my material making is not enough to make it through the course). I urgently need to find the balance between praxis and theoria. I will comment on the assignment […]

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PART FOUR: SITE (TOPIC 1)

TOPIC ONE THE WHITE CUBE Exercise 4 Display To the contemporary artist, this is quite an unfamiliar approach. Look at your work in the studio, choose a work – it could be finished or in progress, if it is on a table, place it on the floor, or if on a wall, or in a […]

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ASSIGNMENT THREE

From the study material: “Look back over your sketchbook and learning log so far and reflect on what has shifted in your thinking. For this assignment, you will create a studio work in the media of your choice that draws from what is located outside of your direct experience. So, like Derrida, you could try […]

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PART THREE: RESEARCH POINTS

General comments on the work below. In this part of my studies, when I started the reading for Research Point 2, I decided to first continue with the exercises of the Topic Experience and Authenticity and then come back and fill in the details and start writing them. I did the same with Research Point […]

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PART THREE: VOICE

Topic 1: Experience and authenticity Identity In the study material on Identity I read the following: “The debates at the time around authenticity, appropriation and authority that Love raises in her essay ‘The Experience of Art as a Living through of language’ are equally relevant today.” I looked at the artwork shown in the study […]

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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 One

DAILY PRACTICE During my reading and research for this first part of UVC 2, I became very aware of ideas around a practice of doing things repetitively, whether it is a deliberate or unintended action that flows from it. I love walking in nature……where I collect ‘physical objects’. Do I do it out of habit, […]

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Reading list during the course

Researching texts required to read as well as extra reading during this course will be journaled here. I will also use my sketchpad for notes…hope the thinking will become more integrated into my work PART ONE Lisa le Feuvre Failure Whitechapel Documents of Contemporary Art 1. I downloaded this on SCRIBD on June 29, 2020. […]

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PARALLEL PROJECT PART 5

11 JANUARY 2020 A local newspaper in South Africa wrote the following of above work in 1990: The artist stands outside society and scrutinises the historical and bourgeois norms, taboos and ideas of what art en-tails and disconcerts with its honesty. (https://repository.up.ac.za/bitstream/handle/2263/15043/Oppermann_Contrasting%282003%29.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y) William Kentridge managed to stay away from politics, capturing a moral message or […]

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ASSIGNMENT FOUR

RESPONDING TO A SITE For Assignment four you will be asked to create a site-specific studio work in response to the topics covered in this part. Create a site-specific work in the medium of your choice. It can be phenomenological, social or discursive in nature. Decide how the work will be disseminated, recorded and documented […]

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Daily drawings during December 2020

1 December 2020 6 December 2020 I think it is important to reflect for a moment – I do think material work and learning in my practice is developing. By working on the Momentum Workshop ( Sat 28 Nov, Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights) I have been looking more closely into the things I see. […]

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PARALLEL PROJECT Part 3

Exercise 3.4: Thinking through the structure for the Parallel Project In Part Two you began to think about the Parallel Project and areas of your practice that you would like to develop further. Take a similar approach to that in Part One: Visual Mapping and spend some time mapping out initial ideas using your experience […]

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PARALLEL PROJECT Part 4

16 November 2020 By now I started to read of the books my tutor recommended. I stood still at the paragraph where (p11) Monet’s waterlilies in the Orangerie is discussed. On page 10 with a conclusive remark that “extreme forms of realism in narrative began to set streams of consciousness free from people who were […]

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Glossary

From the study material: You will be introduced to a variety of short texts, some that you will be guided through in depth, others that will be offered more like a taster for ideas that whet your appetite. It is possible that an essay from a particular author or anthology resonates with your work and […]

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practice lead research and my parallel project

I want to use the method to ensure I have a balanced viewpoint of theory and making. I am considering this as part of my Parallel project. This blog will act as my Research workbook. It will become a combination of a sketchbook, notebook, laboratory and repository of all my research findings which will be […]

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Daily drawings during November 2020

11 November 2020 I will start a daily drawing practice as of today. Early morning I made a quick drawing whilst looking at the glowing morning sun. I want to make daily drawings. I can explore vulnerable and fragmented ideas. Words and reading excite me, it also put me in a place where I need […]

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