Semester 2 : Week 4 ~ External Assessor Interview – Jake & Dinos Chapman, Jonathan Meese, Paul McCarthy, Tal R.

The examiner was wonderful to talk to and was immediately able to recognise multiple strands in my work and gave me a lot of artists to look up and some good feedback. I was quite relieved as I am concerned about the cerebral, serious, minimalist bent of the Irish art scene in general and of …

Week 2 : Research-The Ignorant Schoolmaster

The theory here is that educational systems rest on the notion of inequality. Even reformers depend on it, the gap between teacher and student, the delay between being uneducated and being educated. In this there is a presumption that progress is linear. In this scenario the teacher never catches up. Rancieres Ignorant Schoolmaster claims that …

The White Cube (Space Cadets:An exploration of context and its role in the contemporary artwork): Conclusion & References

As painting shifted from its role as a window of illusion in the late nineteenth century to questioning its own nature, the gilt-edged frame broke down, the sculpture came down from its plinth and the surrounding space was implicated in the work. The walls, acting as an extension of the frame, became the church of …