Student Wall @ Galeri Caernarfon

6th April 2018 I contacted Lisa and asked about removing the work, as today is the final day of the agreed contract period. However due to other circumstances I have been asked to leave the work up for the time being. 20th March 2018 I finished adding images to the wall in preparation for the Easter holidays. There was a small issue that turned out to be a non-issue as far as I was concerned. Someone had complained about the content of one of my images and I was asked to remove it. I was however quite proud of the…

Independant Study 1 – Research

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 their time, curating their digitally mediated life. Although, many archivists are still thinking in terms of digital curation as a simulation of existing systems derived from physical archival practice such as the li fe-cycle of documents, in the digital realm, judging which material is valuable…

Independant Study 1 – Proposal

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 on the Mimosa and there are clear links to this historic event with Caernarfon. In line with the Dissertation Topic Diasporas, Loss and Globalisation, I intend to explore issues that affect Diasporic Communities and show that the issues that affect Diasporic Communities/Trans National Groups are…

Independant Study 1: Studio Work

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 subject of Diaspora. Influenced by the work of Mona Hatoum and Emily Jacir, this considers a life lived away from a homeland. Relevance to migration is apparent, and comparisons can be made to these social-political issues. “Once I made the work I found that it…