Category Archives: 5. Becoming Aware – Research

Miyako Ishiuchi – Memory Practice – Research Notes

For context on the theme of memories my tutor suggested reading Contemporary Art and Memory by Joan Gibbons. On reading Chapter 2, Traces, I was interested in the idea of works that “trace off the actual world” and the “indexical” … Continue reading

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Palimpsests – Research Notes – Gregg Chadwick and Victoria Crowe

With various exercises in the course I have thinking of ways to convey childhood memories including experimenting with ideas from a childhood sketchbook, using photos taken with a Holga camera, and layering and scraping techniques to conceal and reveal what … Continue reading

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Jonny Briggs – Research Notes

In an interview in Paper Journal, Jonny Briggs has discussed how, in coming to terms with loss, he has found himself rearranging the space where he lives and getting rid of old possessions. He describes it ‘as if I was … Continue reading

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Curation Notes – Cámara de las maravillas – Mark Ryden Retrospective

Cámara de las maravillas – Mark Ryden Retrospective CAC Málaga, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo of Málaga 16 December 2016 – 5 March 2017 In this part of the course we are at the stage of considering the body of work … Continue reading

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GSA Degree Show 2018 – Rosie Galloway-Smith

In September I visited the Glasgow School of Art 2018 Degree Show. There was a lot to see but the work of Rosie Galloway-Smith resonated with me in relation to the themes of landscape, memory and loss that I have … Continue reading

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