Category Archives: Research

I use this category for general reflective posts that don’t fit into any other categories. For example, I use this category for any non-structured exploration into things of interest to me and the course. So for example, all my general research (ie research not aimed at one particular project) is placed here.

Tidying up loose ends…

My certificate arrived today. But in the spirit of transformation I played with it a little. (It was interesting to note the paper was embossed and encoded so duplication would be very difficult. Such are the issues we face in … Continue reading

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Shooting Day final Piece (Day5)

The range of work being prepared for the final exhibition is very wide, For example, here Anthi is working on a performance piece.

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Jacquetta Clark

A photographer Facebook friend of mine sent me this link to an artist’s work because she thought it might interest me. She wasn’t wrong. This still image is taken from an article written here and positions the art in relation … Continue reading

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A focus for the final term

So the new, final, terms begins today. This might be a good time to take stock of where I am and consider the pressing next steps to resolve this work. Looking back I can see a sort of shape to … Continue reading

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Thinking about the symposium presentation on June 2nd

Symposium One of the things I am required to do as part of this MA is create and give a formal 5 minute video presentation on my work that will then be followed by group discussion. I have only ever … Continue reading

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Digital footprints and literacy

I read a great article yesterday – see here – about a daughter who found a new perspective on her late mum when she began using her computer. “Her computer activity was like a breadcrumb trail through her inner life: … Continue reading

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I get inspired by lots of things and want to mention four here. The first is The Drawer Project which is a simple typological collaboration  instigated by Blas González, and Open College of Arts Student. Blas attributes part of the … Continue reading

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The promise of VR

If Frank Rose’s The Art of Immersion was all about showing how storytelling is both a natural human function and changing because of the nature of technology then Virtual Reality (VR) must be one of the leading strands of change. … Continue reading

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The road to victory

I’ve been reading a little more of Mauro’s Photo Show: Landmark Exhibitions that Defined the History of Photography and specifically the chapter on MOMA and its four landmark exhibitions.   I new about the stance MOMA took but had not … Continue reading

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Magali Reus

The British Art show – see here has some interesting work. Today my eye caught Magali Reus. I was particularly engaged by her abstract sculptures like this: Leaves (Flint Levels, April) (2015) The shapes are meaningless in one sense. The … Continue reading

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