4. Part Three - Visual Communications · 4.a. Project 1: Looking for visual communication · Research

Research Point

Whitney Davis, ‘Communication theory’ http://www.oxfordartonline.com/subscriber/article/grove/art/T018901 –         Communication theory is the study of information that implies a communicative act between two or more parties. –         visual art as communication hasn’t always been accepted by philosophers of art. –         Visual communication doesn’t always need to be in form of flyer or poster. Painting, sculptures, buildings or artefacts… Continue reading Research Point

3. Part Two - Creative Writing · 3.a. Project 1: The craft of writing · Research

Research Point

Before you go any further, think about something you’ve read recently. • How did it make use of Aristotle’s first four elements? Did one element seem to predominate over the others? Which one? Why? I honestly haven’t read anything recently that wasn’t educational. I have been reading a lot of non-fiction things but the last… Continue reading Research Point

2. Part One - Contemporary Art · 2.a. Project 1: Art and Ideas · Research

Research – Postmodernism

All information was gained from the Tate Modern website: http://www.tate.org.uk/learn/online-resources/glossary/p/postmodernism What is postmodernism? –        First used around 1970 –        An art movement that defies definition as there is no one style or theory –        Embraces many different approaches to art making –        Anti-Authoritarian by nature – refuses to recognise a definition of what art should… Continue reading Research – Postmodernism

2. Part One - Contemporary Art · 2.a. Project 1: Art and Ideas · Research

Research – Grayson Perry Lectures – Part 2

Grayson Perry Lectures Nice Rebellion, Welcome in.   Notes –         Art didn’t change for a long time. The style of art was the same for thousands of years. –         Now we’re obsessed with being different, unique and innovative. –         Art id in it’s ‘End state’, anything can be art –         Innovation is mere tweaking nowadays… Continue reading Research – Grayson Perry Lectures – Part 2

2. Part One - Contemporary Art · 2.a. Project 1: Art and Ideas · Research

Research – Grayson Perry Lectures – Part 1

I was asked to listen to at least 1 of the Grayson Perry lectures available for download on the BBC website and make notes. I find it difficult to listen and take notes at the same time because I then tune out when I’m writing and then miss what has been said next! This is… Continue reading Research – Grayson Perry Lectures – Part 1