2. Part One - Contemporary Art · 2.e. Feedback

Assignment One – Feedback

Overall comments You have made a brave attempt to work on this assignment and have made some pertinent comments but overall you have not substantiated these comments by reference to your reading and viewing. It is clear from your log that you have worked through the exercises, gone to art galleries, and read art books… Continue reading Assignment One – Feedback

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

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

Exercise 1 – Exploring ‘Place’

Place. London: Thames and Hudson by Dean, T, and Millar, J. (2005)Exploring ‘Plave’ Summary of Text Place is subjective. It’s not just an area of land, a city or a room, place has a personal connection to us. Place becomes so from a collection of memories, sentiment or familiarity. Place is something personal, created by… Continue reading Exercise 1 – Exploring ‘Place’