Monthly Archives: May 2015

The permanency of the physical v digital

Digital has given me a lot: remote access has changed my life for the better; I can see, hear and talk to people from around the world; I can make things and remake things. But there has always been the … Continue reading

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Project 11: another, more subtle, approach

Another diptych. This time I have tried a subtle approach and selected a vista where the signs are prominent but not overly so and just changes the symbols from passive to active. I think this diptych has a very different … Continue reading

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Dad – getting on top of things

As usual I visited dad today and we chewed the cud and put the world to right. He went to the day centre yesterday and moaned about it but plans to go again – so that’s a good sign. He … Continue reading

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Her (I don’t want to lose this)

I watched a great film yesterday entitled Her – see here and want to register my thoughts about it. The film is about a man lonely after his marriage breakup and how – in this future world were computer operating … Continue reading

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Mythologies

When I was interviewed for this MA Mythologies (Barthes, 1957) came up and it was clear that some of my earlier work had triggered an association with it for my tutor. So even though I have had the book for … Continue reading

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Today’s symposium

So what thoughts did I take away from today’s symposium pace, key, transitions, sound, colour, inclusion/exclusion of things that either consolidate a narrative or confound it experimentation by subversion – eg using things in ways they were not designed for … Continue reading

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ecce signum salutis

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Project 11: Signs as diptychs

So now I have an approach to project 11 that works I made a couple of diptychs below where I replaced the passive standard symbol with more active symbols. Here is the original photo. I then worked on a new … Continue reading

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ecce signum salutis

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If only I believed…

I have no faith based source of succour and sometimes wish I believed. And then I distract myself and find relief in other ways….

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