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 […]

Read More

PARALLEL PROJECT: PART ONE

INTRODUCTION This project was done alongside the course material and became a journey into the Fungal Kingdom. From the onset of this project, I was guided by my tutor to consider collaborative agency and read Vibrant Matter by Janet Bennet to assist in my contextual thinking and making process. Making was seen as a reflection […]

Read More

Lee Ufan

I want to study gestural drawings/art and ideas around expression. I learned that for Lee Ufan, each gesture is a continuation of a single moment lived through the body, first as the artist’s physical performance by painting and the again when viewer encounter the work and experience how these repetitive marks articulate the experience of […]

Read More

Part One Tutorial reflection

Feedback discussion with tutor, Dr Michelle Whiting on Google Meet: Monday 12 July at 16h00, local time( South Africa) General comments: I will make notes of the discussion and share them with my tutor, who will then share her comments.    I understand this practice will give the tutor a good indication of my understanding […]

Read More

ASSIGNMENT ONE

In preparation for your first assignment, take some time to review the sketchbook and project work that you have completed for Part One. If you haven’t already done so, record your reflections in your learning log/blog. Think about the ideas and approaches explored and what you have thought about and learnt. It may be helpful […]

Read More

RESEARCH POINT 3

Jessica Warboys view her works, listen her describe her process (LINK 12) Sea Paintings (2015-16) was done on sea-soaked canvas – power was given to the sea and wind to move the pigment on the different canvasses which were also placed at different locations and then put together in the studio. I have looked at […]

Read More

Julie Mehretu : Virtual Views with MoMA

Zoom conversation with Moma by Jodi Hauptman, Julie Mehretu, and Samatha Friedman on 24 June 2021. Conversation/discussion on Cezanne and the work of Julie Mehretu. The first discussion was looking at drawings as a particular way of thinking; the artist trying to making sense of the world through looking and trying to deal with a […]

Read More

RESEARCH POINT 2

JACKSON POLLOCK Hans Namuth’s film. link 10 Makes me aware of how the film is a medium by showing the process of Pollock’s making, made the general public aware of how he works and in that way made the work accessible in 1951, as well as presenting an idea that art is a performance, it […]

Read More

PROJECT 5 Considering Painting

Exercise1.4 Contextual Focus Read the text by Lee Ufan, ‘Robots and Painters’ fromed. Myers, Terry (2011) Painting: Documents Of Contemporary Art, London: Whitechapel Gallery and The MIT Press, p. 63-65. The extract is available to read on the OCA student site via the following link, or is listed as a course resource also available on the student […]

Read More

PROJECT 4 Things perform for you

Exercise 1.3 Using one of the tools (pendulum, piping bag, hair, a ball, a bag of paint, a bat and ball etc) explored in exercise 1.2 add/develop another element that removes your gesture from the process of mark-making. For example; you could attach a leaking bag to a mechanical toy, wind it up and let […]

Read More