This page describes the process of creating a model of the Turner Contemporary Gallery with the selected artworks displayed. Sunday 18th February 2018 Today I dressed the model with the artwork that I have selected to be included in the Diaspora, Decoupling and Representation exhibition. S Saturday 17th February 2018 Having put this task off […]Read more "Theoretical Exhibition – Model"
This page contains information that relates to the setup of the theoretical Gallery website. The website address that I have chosen is shown below. https://turnerdiaspora.wordpress.com The main graphic that I have used throughout the website is below: Prior to setting up the theoretical gallery, I contacted the Turner Contemporary who very Kindly sent me some […]Read more "Theoretical Exhibition Website"
This page contains the content of the catalogue being provided with the Imaginary Museum. I decided to create an exhibition pack of a Presentation Folder and Leaflets to be available in the gallery space and a catalogue to be sold in the shop at the Imaginary Museum. All the artwork was created in Adobe Illustrator […]Read more "Theoretical Exhibition Catalogue"
Diaspora Decoupling and Representation Introduction The Diaspora Decoupling and Representation exhibition is hosted by The Turner Contemporary in Margate. This exhibition aims to bring together a collection of works from John Akomfrah, Mona Hatoum, Emily Jacir and El Anatsui. Being Decoupled from and representing their Homeland through their artwork provides the common thread of this […]Read more "Dissertation Essay"
Diaspora, Decoupling and Globalization Excerpt from Dissertation by Michelle Wright that discusses artists who live away from but continue to create art about their homeland. Diasporas, migrant communities of people who have left their home land either by force, as a result of war, through natural disasters such as famine and through a desire to […]Read more "Dissertation Excerpt"
Reflecting on the amount of research I completed in the second year, I have decided to continue with the theme I have started and prepare my Research Project on the theme of Global Diasporas. My Research Project Proposal is outlined on this page. Using this form produce an account of your intended area of research. […]Read more "Dissertation Synopsis"
Friday 2nd February 2018 Proud Moment – I attended the opening of Aperture at Balaclava in Caernarfon. While talking to the organisers it came into conversation that the chair and suitcase used in the photographs were in my car, so they asked me to bring them in and display them with the rest of the […]Read more "Aperture"
Tuesday 9th January 2018 Curating the Digital Increasingly, we use our smart phones and other digital devices to capture and curate day to day life experiences. As a cacophony of digital activity moves to the centre of human life overwhelmed by digital interactions, digital space is the place where people spend the lion’s share of […]Read more "Independant Study 1 – Research"
Module: Independent Study 1 Research and Make ( 40 credit) level 6 Name: Michelle Wright Proposal & Context (what is the intended context of the proposal and what is the background thinking informing your decisions?): In North Wales there is a very clear link to the subject of Diaspora with the historical emigration to Patagonia […]Read more "Independant Study 1 – Proposal"
Tuesday 23rd January 2018 Summative Assessment Day. Reflective Statement This collection of work considers being decoupled from a homeland and the experience of dispersal that a subsequent journey of migration can bring. A reflection of an individual state of being and a sense of rootlessness and longing, indicates a sub-conscious social-political element relating to the […]Read more "Independant Study 1: Studio Work"