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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ASSIGNMENT 5

Reflective account My ideas to develop the work were around hiding and concealing words. This idea was inspired by a work of a local artist that I saw recently and I wanted my work to consider using erasure and layers in a personal way. I decided to write about things that concern me and sometimes […]

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PART FIVE PROJECT 4

WRITING OUT OF THE PARALLEL PROJECT Exercise 4 Writing an artist’s statement Method used Looking at the guidelines on how to write an artists statement as shown on the Artquest website and provided as LINK 43 Read the advice and guidance: How to write about contemporary Art Artist’s statement (pdf provided) The following notes are […]

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PART FIVE PROJECT 3

EXPLORE THE ROLE OF THE TITLE – LOCATING TITLES From a contextual point, I am asked to focus on the conceptual work, An Oak Tree, by the artist, Michael Craig Martin. I have to consider the relationship between the objects, the title, and the text. Notes will be made below in which I discuss my […]

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