Part one: Contemporary art – Project 3 -Place in art – Exercise 2 – Developing your research skills

In this exercise I had to talk about Kate Paterson‘s project “Vatnajökull (the sound of)” dating from 2007-8. Paterson, was in her final year student at Slade School of Art in London, when the idea of setting a phoneline to a location on a glacier came to her. THE APPROACH I first did the usual Google… Read More Part one: Contemporary art – Project 3 -Place in art – Exercise 2 – Developing your research skills

Part one: Contemporary art – Project 3 -Place in art – Exercise 1 – RESEARCH POINT

I’ll begin by saying this was not my favorite research, although I often love investigating and Googling everything I can. This time around, I found it difficult to locate the artists needed for this research. The research point list enquiry implied I had to find EVERY artist that uses text in their artwork. But there… Read More Part one: Contemporary art – Project 3 -Place in art – Exercise 1 – RESEARCH POINT

Part one: Contemporary art – Project 2 Time and time-based media – CASE STUDY- Interpreting sound – Longplayer

While I was reading about Longplayer, instead of thinking of what it could mean the only thing that came to my mind was the practicality of it all. Nearly a millennia, will the software glitch? Will the building collapse? Will the company that commissioned the artwork bankrupt? Maybe that was the point. One way I… Read More Part one: Contemporary art – Project 2 Time and time-based media – CASE STUDY- Interpreting sound – Longplayer

Part one: Contemporary art – Project 3 -Place in art – Exercise 1 – Place

Place is not always obvious, stationery, physical. As it has been researched before by our predecessors, it  has become a metaphorical source of being. We project our own subconscious world in order to pinpoint, cartograph and experience the place. Often because of these memories and connections of our own, the physical place takes a new… Read More Part one: Contemporary art – Project 3 -Place in art – Exercise 1 – Place

Part one: Contemporary art – Project 2 Time and time-based media – Exercise 2 – Interpreting video art

In the beginning, there is no sign of decay, still life remains, well, still. But there is a process going on from the inside and soon the firmness of the fruits becomes softer, a quiet change is afoot. Yet, strangely I do not feel disgust for the mold growing so much it looks like fog… Read More Part one: Contemporary art – Project 2 Time and time-based media – Exercise 2 – Interpreting video art