Semester 3 : Artist Research ~ Rachel Harrison, Ursula Von Rydingsvard, Alejandro Almanza Pereda, Yoan Capote, Huma Bhaba, Zhang Huan, Kathleen Ryan.

My research into artists over the previous two semesters was deemed extensive but not deep. I took this to mean it was too extensive so this semester I picked a couple of old favourites to refer too : Phyllida Barlow and Jessica Stockholder. However (there's always a however) in trying to resolve my 'blobs' I …

Semester 2 : Week 5 ~ Studio/Reading notes~Materiality

In order to understand my studio practice more I am examining a couple of aspects of my work:Materials, Energy and The Art Object. Artists I will be exploring in-depth are Phyllida Barlow (The object) and Thomas Hirschorn (Energy) reflect these concerns. Other reading has to do with theory and context. The MIT/Whitechapel Documents of Contemporary …

Semester 2 : Artist Research ~ Niamh McCann, Trisha Brown, John Bock, Neil Carroll

Some artists that were recommended or who caught my eye this month. I saw the Niamh McCann show at the Hugh Lane advertised...I think I have missed it but love the look of this work. http://www.niamhmccann.com/ Trisha Brown I think was recommended by one of my tutors after I had expressed an interest in the …

Placing Practice : On Hearing Impairment~Thoughts from CJ Hyslop RHAD

Thought No1. For quite a lot of my hard of hearing (HOH) people, it isn’t the loss of hearing that is problematic, it’s the perception of them by their significant others, family members and friends...it’s hard to explain to people with good hearing, what its like to only hear low pitches, or high pitches, or …