Leake Street Arches Street art at its best – a continually changing space where street artists present their work. Hayward Gallery Diane Arbus: A comprehensive collection of photographs from the early career of Diane Arbus, fifty of the 100 photographs have never been shown in Europe. Most of her images depict urban life in the 50’s […]
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During the Sound Workshop with Ed Kelly Sharktracks.co.uk we experimented with recording sound using field recorders and then editing sound using Audacity. Ed spoke about the field Recorder the Zoom H1 and the Quadraphonic Field Recorder Zoom H2. He encouraged us to consider sound events when recording sound and we experimented with removing Hiss from […]
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Number 1 Rochester Square A former nursery site abandoned and derelict and then taken over by the current owners who are in the process of developing the space further to improve on the current studio offerings to local cermic artists. Placing importance on clay as the core material we walk upon and eat from every […]
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Camberwell Art Space We first visited an exhibition of paintings and other works by David Troostwyk who had previously taught at College of Camberwell. A paintstakingly catalogued collection of work some of which had not been on display before. I was drawn to the rocks he had collected from Culloden – perhaps this is because […]
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The morning of the second day began with a group tutorial session where we were split into small groups and an invited artist facilitated the group. In our group there were three first year online students, one second year student and a student from the Designer Maker Course. We were facilitated by Maiko Tsutsumi – the […]
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This was the first day of the Low Residency and we were divided into groups for a day of collaborative making using 35mm film. At the start of the session Jonathan gave a short presentation that spoke about ways of seeing using the way that a tree grows as as a metaphor for an ideal […]
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On arrival in London the day before the MA Fine Art Digital Low Residency, I spent some time at the V& A and the Saatchi Gallery before finding my accomodation. V&A: Trajan’s Column As I had some time to kill I decided to visit Trajan’s Column, this is an exhibit that always impresses me by […]
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Taking the gloves made in The Wildling – Part 3 out for some experimentation with video and photography and I wanted to see how they hold up in practicality. I also took the drone out for a spin with my lovely daughter who very kindly offered to be model the gloves for me.
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Wanting to continue on from my previous experimentations in Fragments and Latex – Part 1 – Objects and Fragments and Latex – Part 2 – Prints and Rusting Objects I decided to further this work by using the latex to lift the rust from the objects and produce a more cohesive piece of work. Although this line of enquiry has been […]
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And so the making begins – armed with gaffa tape, Kitchen roll and cotton wool I begin by focussing on the gloves planned in The Wildling – Part 1 Wrapping the cotton wool in Kitchen roll and gaffa tape was a surprisingly quick and relaxing process. Reflection
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