UNIT 9 – Research artist inspiration

Based on my previous research about the family I look at artists that were playing with the figure and the narrative of the image by destroying it using threads of other different techniques. Lisa Kokin: works with mixed media installation, assemblage and sculpture which explore the notions of memory, history, and social commentary. She used…

UNIT 9 – Research Familly

I have been fascinated by family pictures for a long time. Family archives serve the purpose of recreating an official memory of the family. What I find interesting is that the ‘official memory’ is embedded in sociological and psychological ‘categories’ and they are a way to make a link between the small and the big…

UNIT 9 – Research embroidery

When I started this unit 9 I wanted to work with the idea of a narrative figuration, being able to tell a visual story: it could be through the colours and the shapes, the lines or the void. Narrative figuration movement: the movement was created in 1964/65 by Gérald Gassioy-Talabot, art critic and creator of…

PPD – Domus Artist Residency

Since March 2019 I have been working for the Domus Artist Residency as Assistant Manager of the residency. The residence Domus was created by the performance artist Romina De Novellis (http://www.romina-denovellis.com/) she also is a doctoral student in last year’s thesis in anthropology at EHESS under the direction of Mrs Pasqualino. Mauro Bordin, a painter is…

UNIT 6 – Photography through Time

Photography has become an attestation of our existence and works with the notion of reactivation of the past. we reduce our lives to photo albums that have been properly sorted out. “Reduce the world to postal card album” A ‘memory’ photo recreates more networks than it revives the actual pass. the reconstitution created from the…

UNIT 6 – Research about the notion of MEMORY

  Memory is a faculty of the human brain by which information is encoded, sorted, and retrieved when needed. If we couldn’t remember pasts events we could not learn or develop language, relationships or personal identity. So basically we are who we are based on what we experience which result as what we remember. Our…

PPD – Viktor Wynd Museum

I joined the group after talking to Emel about the PPD project, after my work in unit 2, I was really interested into anatomy, body and wanted to look at the science museum or the museum of natural history but Emel cames up with the Viktor Wynd museum which I didn’t know. I was really happy to…

UNIT 3 – Observatory and Animation

  I managed to book the observatory this week to try somethings out. Nick and Rosie were there to help me. I bought all my work there, I knew that I would not have the time to do everything that I wanted but at least I know now all the technical details for the installation,…

UNIT 3 – Children Illustrations & Calder Circus

After my first tutorial with Rosie, I focused on the Children illustration from the ’50s, it weirdly reminded me of the drawings, Rosie also mentions Calder’s circus which I had never heard of before and now find amazing in the details and the presentation of the show. CALDER: https://www.pinterest.fr/paupinerossigno/unit ILLUSTRATION: https://www.pinterest.fr/paupinerossigno/illustrations/ Bob and Roberta Smith also are…