ASSIGNMENT FOUR

RESPONDING TO A SITE For Assignment four you will be asked to create a site-specific studio work in response to the topics covered in this part. Create a site-specific work in the medium of your choice. It can be phenomenological, social or discursive in nature. Decide how the work will be disseminated, recorded and documented […]

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Daily drawings during December 2020

1 December 2020 6 December 2020 I think it is important to reflect for a moment – I do think material work and learning in my practice is developing. By working on the Momentum Workshop ( Sat 28 Nov, Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights) I have been looking more closely into the things I see. […]

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PARALLEL PROJECT Part 4

16 November 2020 By now I started to read of the books my tutor recommended. I stood still at the paragraph where (p11) Monet’s waterlilies in the Orangerie is discussed. On page 10 with a conclusive remark that “extreme forms of realism in narrative began to set streams of consciousness free from people who were […]

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Glossary

From the study material: You will be introduced to a variety of short texts, some that you will be guided through in depth, others that will be offered more like a taster for ideas that whet your appetite. It is possible that an essay from a particular author or anthology resonates with your work and […]

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Daily drawings during November 2020

11 November 2020 I will start a daily drawing practice as of today. Early morning I made a quick drawing whilst looking at the glowing morning sun. I want to make daily drawings. I can explore vulnerable and fragmented ideas. Words and reading excite me, it also put me in a place where I need […]

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PART FOUR SITE (TOPIC 3)

TOPIC 3 : SITE SPECIFICITY EXERCISE 4.5 PHENOMENOLOGY AND MINIMALISM Look up the writings of Edmund Husserl and Maurice Merleau-Ponty and summarise three of their main points in relation to Minimalism in your learning log. I first educated myself with regards to how phenomenology and minimalism is defined. According to the Standford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: […]

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PART FOUR SITE (TOPIC 2)

TOPIC 2: INSTITUTIONAL CRITIQUE EXERCISE 4.2 TRANSPARENCY Research the types of galleries and cultural institutions where you live. What are you able to find out about them? Record your findings in your sketchbook in a form you find appropriate. Are they privately or publicly funded; who runs them; who sits on the board; who works […]

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PART FOUR RESEARCH POINTS

RESEARCH POINT 1 Research some of the artists that subsequently emerge as a result of these shifts. Look up: Kurt Schwitters, Merzbau, 1937; Marcel Duchamp, 1200 Bags of Coal, 1938; Roy Lichtenstein, Stretcher Frame, 1968. Look at installation images of exhibitions by Frank Stella, Kenneth Noland and Helen Frankenthaler. Kurt Schwitters Below is a picture […]

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PART FOUR: SITE (TOPIC 1)

TOPIC ONE THE WHITE CUBE Exercise 4 Display To the contemporary artist, this is quite an unfamiliar approach. Look at your work in the studio, choose a work – it could be finished or in progress, if it is on a table, place it on the floor, or if on a wall, or in a […]

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Extra Research

Modern art by 1960 saw rising ideas by artists that form could be expressive even if it became divorced from appearances, example would be abstract art. Sontag writes when art was dominated by Formalism, but moving towards Postmodernism. I want to consider her discourse as a reaction to American art critic, Clement Greenberg, the Freudian […]

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