Full day workshop: moving practice into making

Saturday 16 October 2021 I was fortunate to be part of a full day tutor-led workshop, where tutors, Dianna Ali and dr Michelle Whiting took the lead. The invite suggested that the workshop will involve a day of practical making around your practice, considering how you see the visual world around you that you can […]

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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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PART TWO: RESEARCH POINTS

Research point 1Listen to Gabriel Orozco talking about the ‘Working Table’ pieces. In your learning log/blog reflect on his comments in relation to your own work for this project. How do Orozco’s descriptions of his working process resonate with your own methods and approach?Gabriel Orozco Working Tables: LINK 15 Listening to the discussion by the […]

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PART TWO Project 5 Still life and the Combine

Exercise 1.4 Collect, combine, construct I am immediately drawn to the construct of Monogram, 1955-59, the scale, the different parts of this painting with objects, and the time frame in which it developed as a work. I question why he settled on putting the work horizontally on the floor, apparantly in the second stage of […]

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PART TWO Project 4 Reflective exercise

Exercise 1.3. Studio Reflections For this exercise, I need to consider my relationship to my work or studio space. Question: In your learning log/blog reflect upon your own approach to, and feelings about: action/inaction/, focus/distraction, knowing, being productive/unproductive, in the studio. What is your relationship to your workspace? What does your workspace provide you with? […]

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