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Project 12: New project and one last diptych?

In one of my earlier posts (here) I pondered how I could evoke in viewers a sense of what I see when looking at vistas like this photo of my home. I discussed this with Jonathan in my last tutorial … Continue reading

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New project ideas

I recently visited Penshurst Place in Kent. The historical site includes a Great Hall first built in the 1350s as well as a range of gardens and a mostly inaccessible larger grand building. My assumption when visiting such places is … Continue reading

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Project 11: building on earlier work

The work I carried out here on Tuesday and Wednesday fired me up to create another image in the same vein – that is by juxtaposing symbolism against a similar image without any symbolism (rather than alternative symbols such as … Continue reading

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Project 11: breakthrough

Even though we had an important symposium yesterday I’ve been concentrating on completing this and so will focus on the issues raised at the symposium regarding our research paper over the weekend. I’ve had a bit of a breakthrough with … Continue reading

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Project 11: words or not

I have continued to experiment with the approach of offering viewers images of existing signs next to ones imagined by me. In this first diptych below I have continued to play with existing and imaged signs but have included a … 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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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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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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