Spring Week 2 – Pt.2

With the deadline fast approaching, I began to panic and I desperately looked for ways of inspiring myself – I looked online for videos about certain artists (which you can read about here), and I looked around my room and got out every piece of artistic equipment I own: This heap of stuff included paper…

Spring Week 2 – Pt. 1

For week 2, I considered how to develop my practice from the exhibition of my winter project in week 1. I originally wanted to continue with ideas from Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber, such as wolf imagery, the male gaze, and subverted fairytales. When brainstorming, I carefully considered the feedback I got from my winter project:…

Spring Week 1: Christmas Project

Over Christmas, we were set a fascinating project. Everyone in our year was paired up with another 2nd year student, based on our Autumn Term work. Because both our Autumn works involved video, I was paired with Khadija, who’s blog and final piece can be found by clicking here. Khadija’s final piece was a contemporary…

Christian Boltanski

Christian Boltanski is a French conceptual sculptor, photographer, and film maker. Born in Paris, France in September 1944, he is famous for his contemporary French conceptual style. The work I’m focusing on is Boltanski’s conceptual artwork “Chance,” shown here during its exhibition in Sydney in 2014. The main artwork of “Chance” is a huge, intricate installation…