revising my plan: just making sure that i keep on top of the deadlines looming. here are the main elements i am working on and the important dates for them to be completed by. important dates: written work: 14th May, exploratory project: information sent electronically by 31st May, physical work sent on 31st May to arrive for 7th... Continue Reading →
exploratory project (week 10): landscape and how to spot fake news.
how to spot fake news: facebook sent me this information. it seems relevant to my exploratory work on real / romantic landscapes and how the landscape is presented, represented.... 'how to spot fake landscapes'? how would the text look like with landscape imagery? could i apply the ways fake news is created to landscape imagery? anyway... Continue Reading →
exploratory project (week 10): blind spots – reflection and notes for group crit
artist statement: The Image of Her: This body of exploratory work looks at my relationship to the landscape. Through a variety of lens based work and 3d processes, I explore how the landscape is viewed and experienced according to gender. My exploration questions the validity of binary gendered relationships, in terms of differentiated male and... Continue Reading →
exploratory project (week 9): landscape and visual ideology.
context for this post: this post relates to my screen print series which i developed as part of my exploration of real and ideal landscapes. here i looked at how images of landscape are altered or edited to present a more ideal version which is often at odds with real conditions of the landscape, the... Continue Reading →
making day: landscape and 3d processes contd.
context of this post: this making day, as well as other days spend exploring clay, plaster and 3d processes was an important part of the process leading to my video work ' i shiver and i shit' which i submit for assessment as well as a sample of the clay work 'saucer'. 3d processes became a... Continue Reading →
exploratory project (week 8): landscape, from inside out
two short videos of the landscape that i recorded from the windows in gortussa; inside looking out on a very wet landscape. touches on a few things that i have been thinking about - landscapes & gender and their binaries; inside & outside, the domestic & the great outdoors, real & romantic, partial views &... Continue Reading →
exploratory project (week 8): landscape, single and multiple gaze
context for this post: i had been doing a lot of reading for my contextual study about landscape and gender and how landscape is a visual structuring system that reflects the values of the society that produces it, namely values about class and gender. part of my reading (Rose (1993), Solnit (2004), McDowell (1999)) discussed the... Continue Reading →
contextual study: vox materia
(image: Alice Maher's wood block print, part of Vox Materia exhibition in Source Arts Centre, Thurles) i made a visit to Alice Maher's Vox Materia exhibition in the Source Arts Centre in Thurles yesterday. her work consists of large wood block prints and a series bronze castings of the negative space of various hand gestures.... Continue Reading →