memory-in-contemporary-art fantasy-memory-transformation In Search of Lost Time , by the French novelist Marcel Proust in 1909–1922, is one of the most reoccurring of influences on contemporary art. Proust mentions more than one hundred artists—from Bellini to Whistler—in the novel, referencing a great many of their works. From Helen Jones Presentation Autobiography: the externalization of personal […]Read more "Memory and Transformation"
The Turner Prize is awarded annually to an artist under fifty, born, living or working in Britain, for an outstanding exhibition or public presentation of their work anywhere in the world in the previous year. The four shortlisted artists for the Turner Prize 2016 are: Michael Dean Anthea Hamilton Helen Marten – winner Josephine Pryde http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/turner-prize-2016 Helen Marten – Winner […]Read more "Turner Prize"
Inspired by the recent experience in Printmaking that I have gained during my second year at Coleg Menai, I was excited to discover the Printmaking Scholarship at the Regional Print Centre which I have decided to apply for. For the application I require a CV, a completed application form and six images of work. The Images I […]Read more "Application for Printmaking Scholarship"
Tuesday 9th May 2017 I attended an informal chat with Susan Jones and have agreed as a result to work with them as an Artist moving forward, starting after half term. They have two project of specific interest, one which is a recycled project involving bottle tops. This is to be a community project and […]Read more "Welsh Mountain Zoo Volunteer"
Wednesday 3rd May 2017 I also asked Kevin Branchflower and Gwenllian Griffith to nominate me and I prepared my manifesto. Below is my completed nomination form and my manifesto along with the photo I decided to use. Michelle Wright – 12608-Nomination_Form1-CY A mature student studying towards the BA (Hons) Fine Art at Llandrillo Coleg Menai […]Read more "Higher Education (HE) Officer Nominee"
I was nominated as Blog Ambassador by the Tutors at the start of the second year of the BA Fine Art (Hons) at Coleg Menai. During the year I have helped many people, not only with issues they have with their Blog’s but also Photoshop issues and Premiere Pro issues too. Reflecting back on the […]Read more "Blog Ambassador"
This page documents my activities as Student Representative during my second year of the BA Fine Art (Hons) at Coleg Menai. 3rd May 2017 I attended a meeting with Alana, Julie and Billie about the forthcoming change in our affiliation to Bangor University. The outcome of the meeting was that I had to gain a […]Read more "2nd Year Student Rep Activities"
Tuesday 25th April 2017 Today I attended Pontio as an invigilator for the exhibition piece, Light Choreographies. Whist invigilating we were asked to ensure that the public were escorted into the piece and allowed to interact with the space in their own way. Monday 24th April 2017 Today I attended a Focus Group for Angela. […]Read more "Light Choreographies, Pontio 2017"
Tuesday 2nd May 2017 Reflection Overall, I have found the experience at Pontio really inspiring. It has given me a new sense of confidence in my work and my ideas and has helped me to formulate my ideas for the Practice in Context (ARF 502) Sculpture module. I have experimented with 3D Printing and also Machine Embroidery […]Read more "Fab Lab Pontio 2017"
The following links detail my second year Creative Futures Activities to date. Galeri Exhibition 2017 Elfennau Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Elfennau-395966610751434/ Proposal: Proposal Form – Creative Futures 2 Artist Statement: Artist Statement Michelle Wright Costing Sheet: Galeri Costing Sheet Social Media Links Michelle Wright CV: Michelle Wright Artist CV Shes a Fine Artist Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/shesafineartist/ Shes a Fine Artist Website: https://www.shesafineartist.co.uk/ Shes a […]Read more "Creative Futures 2 – Galeri Exhibition"