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…

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…

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…

PPD presentation UNIT 7

During this unit 7, we had to do a PPD placement, which I had the opportunity to do with the Beta Society for their Tate Exchange event. Between the 5-10 March 2019 the Digital Maker Collective (which is part of the Beta society), invited guest contributors and community partners to campaign for a Beta Society. Digital…