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 – Place. London: Thames and Hudson by Dean, T, and Millar, J. (2005)

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 the individual. Reflection Is it too difficult? I found the text a bit… Continue reading Exercise 1 – Place. London: Thames and Hudson by Dean, T, and Millar, J. (2005)