Semester 2 : Week 6 ~ Studio Update : Trust & Let Go – Andrea Fraser, Thomas Hirschhorn, Martin Kippenberger

While everyone has been baking in the heatwave outside I have been baking the studio for the last two days. It was meant to be for four full days but the college had to close today so I am catching up on my blogging and notebooks. Much of the studio work for the semester so …

Semester 2 : Week 5 ~ Thoughts on art and writing.

 'Later as Clete lay in the dark....' p.371 I am reading the katest book by one of my favourite crime novelists, James Lee Burke. I love his purple, apocalyptic language, it is so visceral and visual and so is inspiring some thoughts that connect with my current studio work. At one point Clete is dreaming, …

Semester 1 : Artist Research ~ Simon Starling (again), Fergus Fehily, Eva Rothschild.

The tutor mentioned this week Simon Starling's Pleçnik, Union – the rebuilding of a glass lamp and the beer bottle used to smash it-but I could not find an image for it. Nice idea though. Here's that image from the Tabernas Desert Run (2004) again. Also mentioned was Fergus Feehily whose work seems similar to …

Semester 1 : Week 12 ~ Studio Crit

My Notes for the Crit How to explain my work?The disconnection from linear relationships, the weird perspective of relationships in space not time, the absence of a binding glue?gel?idea?love?The absence of a relationship against the impossibility of self containment. Attempting to put things together in the absence of a binding sense. Building relationships between anything, …