PARALLEL PROJECT PART FOUR

PART 4 NEW MATERIALISM IDEAS and DEVELOPING WORK MUSHROOMS AS A MEDIUM TO COLLABORATE WITH It became important for me to consider the mushroom as a subject matter, and look at its potential as a medium. From Tsing, I learned that collaboration could be ‘multi-sited’ and when opportunities to forage opened up in the winter […]

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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 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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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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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 […]

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