2. Part One - Contemporary Art · 2.e. Assignment one · Assignments

Assignment One (Part B)

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)

2. Part One - Contemporary Art · 2.c. Project 3 -Place in art

Case Study – ‘A Place Beyond Belief’

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’

2. Part One - Contemporary Art · 2.c. Project 3 -Place in art

Exercise 3 – Gallery or Site Visit

          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

2. Part One - Contemporary Art · 2.c. Project 3 -Place in art

Exercise 2 – Developing your research skills

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