Research Paper – Final Submission

An Object is just an Object, or is it? MA Fine Art Digital Research Paper – Michelle Wright – 18028931 October 2019 A comparative examination of the selected artworks ‘Present Tense’ (1996) by Mona Hatoum and ‘Personnes’ (2010) by Christian Boltanski; in relation to the philosophical context of Involuntary Memory and Collective Memory theorised by Marcel Proust and Maurice Halbwachs. Keywords | Hatoum | Boltanski | Involuntary Memory | Collective Memory | Objects | Halbwachs | Proust | Abstract Using qualitative research methodologies, a critical examination of the philosophical framework of memory theory defined by Marcel Proust and Maurice Halbwachs…

Tutorial – 18/10/19

At today’s tutorial Jonathan and I had the opportunity to discuss where I am at with everything at the moment and in particular in consideration of the fact that I am in the middle of a house/job move to Scotland and the impact that this has had on my practice. Despite the fact that I have been packing up my house, I was able to reassure Jonathan that I was on track with the research paper and that I intended handing this in on time in the coming week. Jonathan did offer the option of an extension, however I was…

Draft Research Paper – Version 2

With a lifelong curiosity in familiar objects ordinarily overlooked and a prevailing tendency to carefully collect and attentively treasure random objects. This genuine interest has been more considerably developed after being drawn to the published book Evocative Objects by Sherry Turkle. With no outward apparent significance or specific meaning, these random commonplace objects undoubtedly possess a deep connection with our ordinary lives. When we invariably observe our potential associations with those familiar objects or thoughtfully consider what they have merely witnessed throughout the entire span of their material existence. We can subsequently identify these deeper connections we vicariously experience with…

Draft Research Question and Abstract – Version 2

An Object is just an Object, or is it? Research Question A comparative examination of the selected artworks ‘Present Tense’ (1996) by Mona Hatoum and ‘Personnes’ (2010) by Christian Boltanski; in the philosophical context of Marcel Prousts’ Involuntary Memory and Maurice Halbwachs’ Collective Memory. Keywords Boltanski | Hatoum | Involuntary Memory | Collective Memory | Objects | Halbwachs | Proust Abstract A systematic contextualisation of the key artworks; ‘Present Tense’ (1996) by Mona Hatoum and ‘Personnes’ (2010) by Christian Boltanski. Using qualitative research methodologies, a critical examination of the philosophical framework of memory theory defined by Marcel Proust and Maurice…

Research Paper Tutorial 2

The purpose of this tutorial with Gareth Polmeer was to further discuss the first draft of the research paper handed in on the 25th September 2019. I mentioned that the text was not yet complete and that some of the referencing required further attention and we briefly discussed the referencing, particularly what was required where I had paraphrased or discussed a particular text. We also discussed the use of the text Evocative Objects by Sherry Turkle and it’s purpose as a key point of reference for the document. Gareth suggested I emphasise the text as methodological and discuss further how…

Skype Meetings: Year 2, Term 1

1st Oct 2019 General discussion about Unit 1 Assessment. MAVA Fine Art Digital Unit 1 Year 1 2018-19 assessment brief PG Marking Criteria Matrix with Letter Grades PDF FINAL Adrien M and Claire B Holographic bit tower – Wu Juehui Crossing 3 – Acinosi Goto Akinori Goto – 3D Printed Zoetrope Learning to See – Gloomy Sunday Eyes https://www.lucaszanotto.com/portfolio/eyes Human v Robot Dog 8th October 2019 Discussion about the Research Paper Submission and discussion on making sense of the world, we are going to use some short clips of a film about the artist William Kentridge. https://vimeo.com/296984620 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blu_(artist) https://vimeo.com/296987058 https://vimeo.com/296993723 https://vimeo.com/296994298 22nd…

Unit 1 Work Schedule – Final

The following outlines the proposed work schedule for use moving forward. This is a working document and will change as time passes.See Also: Skype Meetings – Year 1, Term 1 Skype Meetings – Year 1, Term 2 Skype Meetings – Year1, Term 3 Date Proposed Work Actual Work 02/10/2018 Presentation Prepared Symposium Presentation 09/10/2018 Presentation Prepared Symposium Presentation 16/10/2018  Liverpool Trip Visited Liverpool Biennale 23/10/2018 Binaural Audio, Tutorial Created Binaural Audio and had Tutorial discussion 30/10/2018 Binaural Audio, Project Proposal Created Binaural Audio and Project Proposal Draft 0. 06/11/2018 Site Visits, Haweswater, Thruscross, Derwent, Project Proposal Site visits to reservoir…