Monday 22nd May 2017 – Reflective Statement The focus of the Specialist Study module was an attempt to look at the refugee crisis through the eyes of those experiencing these circumstances first hand, the refugees themselves, their experience, their treatment, the barriers and the stereotyping that they face on a daily basis. A long held belief […]Read more "Specialist Study"
Monday 22nd May 2017 – Reflection I feel that I have progressed immensely with the Sculpture Module this year. At first to be honest I wasn’t to happy to be creating work with no context but soon got into the playfulness of doing just for the sake of doing. I had quite a few fails along […]Read more "Practice in Context – Sculpture"
Monday 22nd May 2017 – Reflection During this second year of study my confidence with video has increased a lot and I have found that video has become an integral part of my artwork (in all areas). So far, I have uploaded 50 videos to my Vimeo Account, and this is only a small portion […]Read more "Practice in Context – Video"
Monday 22nd May 2017 – Final Reflection I think the experience I have gained in Printmaking during my second year at Coleg Menai has been invaluable and has helped me become more confident and assured as an artist. In my Specialist Study (ARF 505) module I used the prints that I created in this module as as […]Read more "Practice in Context – Printmaking"
After feedback from Emrys and Helen about the Contextual Studies 2 (ARF 501) Presentation I have spent some time thinking about Richard Long. Richard Long also has an affinity with nature and his work, which is often a documentation of his walks in the landscape, is about his interaction with the environment. While some of Richard Long’s […]Read more "Richard Long"
After feedback from Emrys and Helen about the Contextual Studies 2 (ARF 501) Presentation I have spent some time thinking about Joseph Beuys and how he might influence my artwork. While Holzer is known for inserting her political statements into the public sphere, the German artist Joseph Beuys is lauded for his role using art for social transformation. […]Read more "Joseph Beuys"
After feedback from Emrys and Helen about the Contextual Studies 2 (ARF 501) Presentation I have spent some time thinking about Text in Art. The terms ‘visual language’ or ‘vocabulary’ are typically used to describe the distinct characteristics of an artisthttp://www.tate.org.uk/artist-rooms/collection/themes/artist-rooms-theme-language’s practice. This employment of words is apt within the context of modern and contemporary art, since […]Read more "Text in Art"
After feedback from Emrys and Helen about the Contextual Studies 2 (ARF 501) Presentation I have spent some time thinking about Pain and Anger in Art. Pain doesn’t show up on a body scan and can’t be measured in a test. As a result, many chronic pain sufferers turn to art, opting to paint, draw or sculpt […]Read more "Pain and Anger in Art"
Narrative Art put simply tells a story, where the artist tells a story in the piece of artwork. Traditionally the Narrative Artist would make the assumption that the audience is familiar with the story he is telling, either from religion, myths or legends. In modern times, narrative art will tell a story or depict a […]Read more "Narrative Art"
Definition of feminism 1: the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes 2: organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests feminist: play \ˈfe-mə-nist\noun or adjective feministic: play \ˌfe-mə-ˈni-stik\adjective https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feminism What the Tate Says In 1971 the art historian Linda Nochlin published a groundbreaking essay Why Have There Been No […]Read more "Feminism"