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I.T. as part of the artist’s toolkit

A few weeks ago I began to have problems with my computer. It began with a large update from Windows 10 that wouldn’t completely install and partially corrupted the boot drive. The problem then got worse as when booting up … Continue reading

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“There are three types of lies — lies, damn lies, and statistics.”

Benjamin Disraeli’s quote came to mind for this little experiment. I had employed the  sue of some statistics in preparing my paper for Assessment of Unit 1 – see here – and made a point about the average view looked … Continue reading

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Symposium review: Copyright, digitisation and Turner Nominees

Jonathan emailed us just prior to the week’s symposium and suggested we view a few things beforehand. These were:  Greg McMullen’s talk at the Luman prize seminar; Creative Commons; This years Turner Prize nominees. McMullen’s talk was focussed on how … Continue reading

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Symposium: Unit 1 Assessment, the pop up show and the Lumen Prize

We had a chat session that mainly focussed on the Unit 1 Assessment timetable and criteria. One of the takeaway messages from this was the fact that we will receive formal feedback in mid to late November grading our work … Continue reading

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Iconology

I read a short essay entitled Studies in Iconology: Humanistic Themes in the Art of the Renaissance by Panofsky today. I was drawn to the article by the title and my current project. Moreover the essay was first written in … Continue reading

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My adopted slide

Is here.  

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Adopt a slide

I wrote about the potential demise of Manchester School of Art’s slide archive the other day here and how they we asking people to adopt a slide as a way of highlighting the issue. Well a researcher from the School … Continue reading

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Six minutes 23 seconds well spent

I viewed a couple of videos in response to this week’s symposium and wanted to share them as they seems to me to be good examples of why both digital and the moving image offer so much. In the first … Continue reading

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What is “digital”

Todays tutorial began with some MA housekeeping stuff but the meat of the session was about the nature of digital. The discussion began by exploring the question of whether the medium was so fast that any attempts at classification were … Continue reading

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Project 10: Review and conclusions

ThoughtsI thought I had come to the end of the road with these symbols but I wanted to try one or two more things and so placed my personal symbol taken and adapted from a photographic index of me into … Continue reading

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