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Reflections on tutor report for Major Project assignment 5

A relief to have got to this point and pleased that M. senses that through the course I have managed to define my practice, which is something I feel. Through my practical work, alongside my contextual studies, I do feel … Continue reading

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How to present making a Trace drawing as a performance piece.

The idea that the making of a trace drawing could be part of the exhibiting, came about because the nature of the surface of the final works have been so fragile that transporting and even storing could, potentially, jeopardise their … Continue reading

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Revisiting Sequel II

Making this piece was a way of testing out that a work of this scale could be completed with a similar result. I had hoped to make more spheres, but felt the charcoal sticks and larger sphere would make a … Continue reading

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Exhibition, Event, Happening?

In many ways ironic that I should find out about Doug Aitkens project ‘Station to station- a 30 day happening’ that was to take over the Barbican , London from the 27th June through to the 26th July, shortly after … Continue reading

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Being in Madrid.

I have just spent 5 days in Madrid. It was the first time I have visited and was an opportunity to visit some of the big galleries and see some very famous works in the flesh. We visited the Museum … Continue reading

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Exhibition- Soil Culture.

My visit to this exhibition – Soil Culture at the Peninsula Art Gallery on the Plymouth University Campus, was an opportunist visit when I took my son back to University after the Easter break. Earth – mud – dirt – … Continue reading

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Looking at Michelle Brody

Michele Brodys work includes installation, sculpture/mixed media, works on paper, photography and public art. The reason for looking at her work is for her use of living plants within her work, which relates very strongly to what I have been … Continue reading

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Further reflections on documentation.

This in some ways follows on from my ‘holding back on assignment 3’ discussion with Michele. She felt I was successfully collating and editing my way through the production of work, but need to pin down a methodology to work … Continue reading

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Seminar- Second Site- the Context of Art.

Hestercombe Gallery, nr Taunton, Seminar, 12th February 2014, 1pm – 4.30pm This was the 3rd of a series of seminars at this new Contemporary Art space in Somerset. It is complementary to the exhibition, ‘Second Site’, currently at the gallery … Continue reading

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Exhibition that features Installation- John Newling’s ‘Ecologies of Value’ at Nottingham Contemporary 2013.

The artist I have chosen to talk about is John Newling, who I have come across recently. His work resonates for me in particular for his use of plant material in his work. The exhibition I’m going to talk about … Continue reading

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