PERSPECTIVE LECTURE-06/03/20-Saskia Olde Wolbers

Saskia Olde Wolbers 13 fictionalized Narrative videos since the ’90s 2019 Pfui – Pish, Pshaw… commission about toxic waste/oil spills in Greece  -> archival sources mixed with her researches and animation -> fictionalized summary of all the stories (she works a lot with coincidences) 2014 Yes, These Eyes… commission by Art Angel in Maastricht ->…

PERSPECTIVE LECTURE- Lilah Fowler- 17/01/20

‘narrative journey’ -> collection of find or made objects/mineral/organic/plants -> her database for project/library Mixed media installations, Researches: Landscapes and Infrastructures artist residency in the desert US -> new approaches to look at landscapes: discovered random infrastructures lost in the desert -> documented her trip. Submarine Cable Map: got interested in the structure of the…

Reading Group: Mark Fisher ‘Capitalist Realism’ 14/10/19

Diagnostic text approach Zero books, cultural studies -> doesn’t fit into traditional academic writing The new generation is dummied to recreate what was done in the past and there is nothing new to create 9: “In his dreadful lassitude and objectless rage » talking about nirvana Old mannish disappointment for young people having no way out…

PPD lecture – 04/10/19 Thriving and Surviving as an artist – Rosalind Davis

Rosalind Davis Artist curator at Collyer Bristow Gallery, writer … Graduated from the royal college of art Core Gallery: in 2 years worked with 200 Artists and invited curators, 17 exhibitions, 5 open studios, 22 workshops… Zap (Zeitgeist artist projects): artist-led organization co-founded and run by her and Annabel Tilley: also wrote ‘What they didn’t…

PPD lecture 27/09/2019 Professional practice and post-graduate

·      Ben McDonnell Artist, photography, sound and installations, works as musician and photograph Silence and images -> quiet room -> what is silence -> anything but silence: bone of the neck, blood, thoughts and because in the dark he started to have visions -> he did a transcription of his experience. Silence is a lot…

Contextual Seminar 5: Museums, Artists and collecting, Kim Pace 12/02/19

  Museum & collection Collection -> by collecting thing we are trying to make sense of what the pattern of our life might be   Andy Warhol -> collecting collection ‘Primal urge to create narrative and connections’ -> the point of any collection is to establish a kind of typology, an organisation principle. Typology ->…

PPD lecture – Ian Monroe / How does your art become valuable?

His general experiences with galleries. -How does your art become valuable? Galleries are commercial places that are trying to sell your art. Without artists there are no galleries -> museums, curators, public projects, critics, residency programmes, art magazines, art fairs, engaged public, studio organisation, auction house, art schools, collectors, art prizes All of those influence…

Contextual seminar 2: Arts, Comics and Counterculture by Kim Pace 27/11/18

  Taste -Who is your audience? Audience 4, Florence 2004 -Who decides what is ‘significant’ art? -How do artists get their work and/or ideas disseminated to an audience?   Kant: Aesthetic and art the Critique of Judgement 1790 Beauty is subjective According to Kant (1724-1804), there is no scientific rule for determining what beauty is….