Visual images of work to be shared for Assessment

My body of work communicates explorations of gesture and form, and together with the Parallel project, developed as a collaboration with nature and investigating new materialism (Fungal Kingdom) as a subject for and about making. My work is predominantly 2D, clay and other material 3d forms became part of explorations in developing works. I am […]

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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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Venice Bienalle 2022

Works I have been looking at that influence my practice Omani Pavillion: Radhika Khimji I was made aware of this work by a fellow student who visited the Bienalle and shared images. T The Omani exhibition, titled ‘Destined Imaginaries’, brings together five Omani artists across three generations: Anwar Sonya, Hassan Meer, Budoor Al Riyami, Radhika […]

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Notes on tutorial for Part Five

Zoom session: 28 April 2022 Format of this blog: I suggest that ai will change the current format, as it is one long ongoing piece of writing and work. I should consider how the assessors will find links on specific topics. It is important that my own discernment is also noticed and marked. I have […]

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Part six

THE CRITICAL REVIEW Introduction This review looks at materiality and suggests it is a willful agent within my making process. Setting out to use a practice-led research approach during this course by considering not only paint as a material, led to the exploration of charcoal, ink, and sculpture with clay, foam, wire, paper, cement and […]

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Notes on tutorial for Part Four

Zoom session with tutor dr Michele Whiting on Thursday 03/03/2022 The session will first focus on my Parallel Project, as well as ideas around the Critical Review. Parallel Project Sharing the screen my tutor asked me to talk about making of Fig 1 – Mycelium painting and then moved to Fig. 8. She wants to […]

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