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Progression? Exploration?

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Dulwich Picture Gallery and my exhibition

For no particular reason other than it was a wet grey day, K and I decided to visit the Dulwich Picture Gallery. We’d seen that they were running an exhibition on  Van Dyck (The Guardian states that he was the … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Processing

So last night I bled. I bled and bled and bled. When this happens there is a process: first I hear a tinkle of what sounds like water dropping into the toilet pan. I can’t feel anything as I’m paralysed … Continue reading

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Project 7: Further experimentation and resolution

Yesterday’s work really helped me push along my work on this project and I can see that while both renderings of the last image – see here – offer view of blood they are both too transformative on their own. … Continue reading

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Project 7: Pausing, reflecting and concluding

Last Friday’s little exercise on scale and the weekend have given me space to reflect and so I decided to look at the images so far created around the subject of blood, remind myself of my aims and decide where … Continue reading

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Project 7: Articulation and evocation through colour values

Yesterdays sojourn back into the world of Serrano and Piss Christ reminded me of the role of colour in evoking different emotions. The golden hues of the image made me wonder about the colour rendering of blood on my project. … Continue reading

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Project 7: A little more thought on the Grotesque

This project is proving harder than I originally thought it would be. Coming back and looking at the grid rendering of blood in my last post deflated me a bit. I don’t think it offers the evocation of intensity I … Continue reading

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Project 7: Articulation and evocation through multiplication

Reflecting on the work in the project carried out so far I wondered whether offering viewers both a artistic and documentary sense of my situation would be better carried out by multiple rendering of the image in different renderings rather … Continue reading

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Project 7: more thoughts on representation of blood

The issue of creating an artistic representation of my experience of bleeding as opposed to a scientific or documentary one has stayed with me. Fry talks about art reflecting the imagined life and describes how because it’s our imagined life … Continue reading

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Project 7: Articulation and evocation through rendering

I explained in my previous post what I wanted to achieve with this project – that is to provide a sense of what it’s like to live with constant physiological failure and fear of its implications along with a reflection … Continue reading

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