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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Joanna Wittle an artist case-study on Practice, Collaboration and Curation with tutor Cheryl Huntbach

Zoom workshop on Between Islands, a current exhibition at the Harley Gallery Research and preparation for the planned Zoom workshop on Wednesday 30 Sept 2020 The artist has collaborated with artist, David Orme in this exhibition which consists of paintings, drawings and ceramics. The artists intention as on her website: “I will be working with […]

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REFLECTING ON TUTOR FEEDBACK FOR PART TWO

19 September 2020 I received a formal feedback today and think it is important to comment and reflect on this as soon as possible. Having started on Part Three and listening/watching a video by Bloomberg, ( How Richard Mosse documents life in photography/Brilliant Ideas Ep. 75) my tutors’ feedback suddenly made more sense. I was […]

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Parallel Project

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 well […]

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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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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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