Part B Interpret Jeremy Deller’s Battle of Orgreave and reflect on the importance of time and place in this piece. On initially watching the clips of Jeremy Deller’s site specific performance piece of a re-enactment of the 1984 violence between police and mining strikers on South Yorkshire on his website, I immediately went in search… Continue reading Assignment One (Part B)
Reflective Learning I think my response to the question ‘What is Art?’ has changed since I started this course. I thought art had to be something that was created, which I guess I still agree with, but I think I feel differently on what ‘created’ actually means. Before this course I said that things like… Continue reading Assignment One (Part A)
Have you been surprised by your responses to any of the works in Part One? I have been pleasantly surprised by most of my responses to the works we have been asked to look at during Part One. I have been even more surprised by my ability to take and interest and enjoyment from researching… Continue reading Conclusion
A Place Beyond Belief – Nathan Coley What’s your first response to this piece? I like what the text says. ‘A place beyond belief’ conjures up a lot of mystical images for me. I think of remote islands, beautiful scenery, mystic worlds. But the piece itself doesn’t really live up to the words. It’s almost… Continue reading Case Study – ‘A Place Beyond Belief’
I was unable to upload my word document which I had done my original research on as the format wasn’t right and I couldn’t get the highlighting to work so I had to print and take photo’s so I could record it on this blog.
For my gallery visit I went to a small gallery in my town centre named ‘Gallerina’ that showcases predominantly local based artists providing a great place for smaller or upcoming artists to get their work showcased and known. It has a great range of art, from retro ‘pop’ to contemporary pieces,… Continue reading Exercise 3 – Gallery or Site Visit
Katie Paterson’s ‘Vatnajokull’ How would you define this piece in terms of media? An exploration of natural sound. Vatnajokull’s relationship to place: Site specific so refers to just that one place Provides an opportunity yo understand a place we would never get to visit An opportunity to hear life and the natural world from a… Continue reading Exercise 2 – Developing your research skills