The idea of material thinking and inclusion of the self in the importance of the creative process is what seems to be most important to me in thinking about my practice in general and its generative quality both in terms of research and the work it produces. “Critics and theorists interested in communicating ideas about [material thinking] cannot […]Read more "Material Thinking & How to Weave a Basket"
This is essentially a post for me to think more in-depth about my Practice As Research (PAR). I touched on a few issues in the Autoethnographic post, but in this one it’s about digging a little deeper than that… Robert Morris: “Much attention had been focused on the analysis of the content of art […]Read more "My Situated Practice As Research"
Bit of a mouthful, but it’s a term I’ve latched onto recently in thinking about what criteria are inherent within my practice that might enable me to consider what it is that I do as ‘practice-based research’ (or any of the other myriad of names: practice as research, practice led research, research-led practice and the […]Read more "Autoethnographic Practice?"
Lately I’ve been introducing a bit of collage into my practice as another way of materially thinking through these ideas on nomadism and mobility of the self. There’s something about that process of layering things and juxtaposing them in a 2D form that is rather appealing.. and it’s becoming increasingly popular for diasporic artists. Yinka […]Read more "Conch Shells and Nomadism"
The York St John MA Fine Art studio social was a success! There was representation across all 3 years of the undergraduate degree, as well as friends and professionals within and outside the university. A good time was had by all! First off, things kickstarted with a crit-a-thon (as we so lovingly called them on […]Read more "Property Inalienable"