Studio : Semester 3, Week 11 ~ Building 1

This was a difficult week. Eventually things would come together but not without 12 to 14 hour days interspersed with a drive back to Waterford for a 3 minute meeting with a government bureaucrat and re-negotiating my current accommodation. My classmates also were preparing the spaces for hanging and getting wound up by things that …

Semester 2 : Week 6 ~ Thoughts from the Studio Part Two-More Mess.

Continuing the thoughts about 'sloppy' from yesterday's post, while I was experimenting in the studio this week I made a huge,painty mess. Now this is what I am supposed to like but as I tracked paint everywhere, knocking over more paint as I struggled to find increasingly rare dry areas of floor to stand on …

Semester 2 : Placing Practice-Hearing Impairment and Cetacean Culture

'For a biologist, culture is primarily a flow of information-both ideas and behaviours-between members of a population, which happens because they learn from each other.' (Whitehead, 2011)   'Without information getting from one animal or plant to another there would be no life.' (Whitehead, 2011) In a 2011 interview with writer Philip Hoare, biologist Hal …