Category Archives: General Research

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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Inspiration

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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To be or not to be

To be, or not to be: that is the question:Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to sufferThe slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,And by opposing end them? To die: to sleep;No more; … Continue reading

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Blue

Sitting in my inbox was a e-newsletter from my new friend: The Royal Photographic Society. The correspondence was timely as there is less to do now for the MA: the book is printed most the items I want to present … Continue reading

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Online: second best?

I read this article with interest today: A new teaching model for art schools? Distance learning master’s courses announced by Falmouth pose the question of whether creative skills can be taught online [See it here] The article raises a series … Continue reading

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Prejudice and opportunities

My mind has been turning to questions of sustaining my practice post this MA. One standard approach would be to go on to read for a Phd, but I don’t want to jump straight into that, although I might pursue … Continue reading

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Suicide

Now Pete likes his baths. Every third evening he gets into (difficult as he was paralysed) his big white bath, fills it to his chin and pickles. During this time there is no before or after, yesterday or tomorrow; just … Continue reading

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