Week 12 : Situations Final Presentation

We had our final presentation for the Situations module this week. The presentation was for a project that was not going to necessarily be realised. There were no budget limitations. This module was primarily about the creativity. Here is a brief description from the prospectus. Situations provide students with an opportunity to explore a particular …

Week 10 : Placing Practice Class Notes & Reading Notes ~ Jean Luc Nancy

For Placing Practice this week we were 'clustered' in research groups that had similar interests, with the idea that a research group might inspire connections and I suppose also to get us used to finding points of interest with collaborators that will aid us as we went out into the expanded field. After we clustered …

Art Term~Socially Engaged Practice (via The Tate).

Socially engaged practice describes art that is collaborative, often participatory and involves people as the medium or material of the work Assemble, Assemble Group Photo 2014, © Assemble INTRODUCTION Socially engaged practice, also referred to as social practice or socially engaged art, can include any artform which involves people and communities in debate, collaboration or social interaction. …

Week 8 ~ Helen Cixous & Luce Irigay ~ Down the Rabid Hole

The last texts we received before the Easter break-not counting Brian O'Doherty's Gallery as Gesture essay with which I am already familiar-were two pieces of feminist writing. Luce Irigay's When Our Lips Speak Together and Helen Cixous' The Laugh of the Medusa which I read in that order. Unfortunately. To explain I will say that …

Week 7 : Death of the Author-chaos, non-linearity of time and the subjectiveness of the creator/story-teller in the Hayden White Obituary in the New York Times.

I am preparing for a presentation of my work tomorrow, a presentaion I am struggling with as it is meant to chart the deconstruction of my practice to date. In the space of five minutes. Its not the five minutes so much as how difficult I hae found it to seperate processes from themes, materials …