I decided to make the most of the opportunity for a visit to London and stay for two days. After researching current exhibitions, I wanted to visit the Space Shifters exhibition at the Hayward Gallery, the Tate Modern and join the group from college at the Victoria Miro to see the Yayoi Kusama exhibition. These […]Read more "London Fine Art Trip"
Reconnecting with the space at Tryweryn was always going to be an interesting time. Although I have visited this location many times already to take site photography, each time has been different and we have found more signs of the history of the location. This time was no exception, the water level being extremely low […]Read more "Site Visits – Tryweryn"
Having considered my intention to reflect further on the communities displaced to make way for a reservoir, I decided to investigate further so that I might expand the scope of the project. There are 570 reservoirs in the UK with the largest being Rutland Water. There were many reservoirs created in the 1800’s and early […]Read more "Site Visits – Haweswater, Thrusscross & Derwent"
An important part of the process I undertake when creating artwork is for me to have an empathic connection to the work that I create. Even when I view artwork, the question that is uppermost in my mind is “How does this make me feel?”. When viewing artwork, I listen to any physical and emotional […]Read more "Experimenting with Binaural Audio"
06/11/2018: A general discussion around Aims and Objectives was had via Skype in preparation for our Project Proposal writing. http://bit.ly/ma-youtube2018-19 What are Aims and Objectives Aims are the general intentions/statements of the research which give an overall impression of the project. What you hope to achieve. Objectives are the steps that will be taken to […]Read more "Aims and Objectives"
In October 2018 I was fortunate to have the opportunity to view an exhibition of Heidi Bucher’s large scale latext skinnings at the Parasol unit in London some 25 years after her passing. Mainly of architectural surfaces these latex skinnings eerily hanging in the space giving the impression of the architecture that the latex had […]Read more "Research – Heidi Bucher"
This post forms part of my initial research for my project proposal. Christian Boltanski’s fascination with collective memory, humanity and the effects of time has become of interest to me, the lives of people we will never know, the anonymity and uniqueness that shows through every story. Ordinary and commonplace, yet having significance – what […]Read more "Research – Christian Boltanski"
Today’s Tutorial with Jonathan has been really useful as to date I have been going through quite a lot of confusion with regards to my way forward and my Project Proposal. I began by explaining to Jonathan the point where I’m at now. Prior to starting the MA I had been intent on my project […]Read more "Tutorial – 02/11/18"
Displacement, Loss, History, Culture, Memory What is the question or issue? Investigate the analogies that can be found in the landscape that can reflect issues of collective and personal memory displacement and loss reflected in the surrounding environment. Can the influence of man in the landscape be portrayed as an analogy for the social issue […]Read more "Unit 1 Project Proposal – Draft 1"
This page documents our visit to the Liverpool Biennal on the 18th and 19th October 2018. Walker Art Gallery http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/johnmoores/jm2018/ Our first stop of the trip was the Walker Art Gallery for the John Moores Painting Prize the UK’s longest running painting competition having started in 1957 and run for 60 years. The winner Jacqui […]Read more "Liverpool Biennale 2018"