Tom Hunter Interview

Worth checking out on YouTube is an interview with Tom Hunter. Its an academic led interview, so deals well with a lot of the questions we would have as students. He is also involved in teaching, so has good insight into the way students are learning and operating – comments such as dealing with photographing…

Exhibition visit – Vermeer

Vermeer And The Masters Of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry – National Gallery of Ireland. Exhibition of works by Johannes Vermeer as well as some contemporaries – ter Borch, van Mieris and Metsu. The main crux of the exhibition is the sharing, pinching, inspiring and general inter-linking of works by flemish painters of the time….

Exercise 4.12 Presence/ absence

Familiar environments, we tend to ignore or not see certain things. Explore the absence and presence of an object you are accustomed to, in order to bring to the surface an altered ambience. Convey the trace of an absent person or thing. Express something of an altered mood by a particular emphasis. The documentation on…

The Assignment

The finished assignment shows pages 46 and 47 of the Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Clowns and Clowning. We have a description of 1980’s US digital clown Eugene Cross. The entry shows also a still from his 1983 video performance ‘Modern Mimes – a Visual and Sensory Piece for Big Top’. I have searched on YouTube for…

Second thoughts – planning outline

These are some just general notes and scribbles regarding the piece. Notebook work really. As this has been an on-going project, notes have overlapped, plans have merged and separated, decisions changed.   I don’t know if these notes make anything clearer for anyone. I use this large notebook generally, but also a small notebook which…