Khalil Chishtee

  Khalil Chishtee is a sculptor born in 1964, Pakistan, who now lives and works in between California and Pakistan. Chishtee’s work was recommended to me by a friend because I was working with plastic on my environmental series at the time. Chishtee creates life-size sculptures of people out of mostly white or black trash bags. There are…

Easter Holidays: Making Plastic Useless, by Making it Art

What have you made? I have begun a project where I turn various pieces of plastic into colourful paintings. How does it relate to your previous/subsequent work? It is a continuation of my week 7  project, which was inspired by the Oscar Wilde quote: “All art is quite useless.” I made plastic bags into paintings, thereby…

Easter Holidays: Plastic Coral Reef Idea

What have you made? How does it relate to your previous/subsequent work? Why did you make it? What message does it send? How does it communicate ideas? Does it have a goal or purpose? Does it tell a story? How did you make it? What materials did you use? What processes did it involve? What…

Easter Holidays: Poseidon Painting

What have you made? How does it relate to your previous/subsequent work? Why did you make it? What message does it send? How does it communicate ideas? Does it have a goal or purpose? Does it tell a story? How did you make it? What materials did you use? What processes did it involve? What…

Spring Week 11: Spring Exhibition – “This Is What We Did”

What have you made? How does it relate to your previous/subsequent work? Why did you make it? What message does it send? How does it communicate ideas? Does it have a goal or purpose? Does it tell a story? How did you make it? What materials did you use? What processes did it involve? What…

Spring Week 10: Jellyfish Video

What have you made? How does it relate to your previous/subsequent work? Why did you make it? What message does it send? How does it communicate ideas? Does it have a goal or purpose? Does it tell a story? How did you make it? What materials did you use? What processes did it involve? What…

Spring Week 9: Plastic Bag Jellyfish

What have you made? How does it relate to your previous/subsequent work? Why did you make it? What message does it send? How does it communicate ideas? Does it have a goal or purpose? Does it tell a story? How did you make it? What materials did you use? What processes did it involve? What…

Olafur Eliasson

Olafur Eliasson is an Icelandic-Dutch installation artist, born in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1967. His work often includes elemental materials such as light, water, and air, and is often large-scale and immerses the viewer. In 1995 he established Studio Olafur Eliasson in Berlin, a project for spatial research. The studio involves around 90 people, including architects, technicians, art…

Sophie Calle

Overview: Who/what is it? Who are they? Some autobiographical details (only a few if relevant) How did you find them? What is their work? What art genres does it involve or suggest? What ideas are present? How are they communicated? What senses does it engage? What media is used? What processes? How is it presented?…

Mariele Neudecker

Mariele Neudecker is an artist working in installation and sculpture. Born in Germany, she now lives and works in Bristol. Neudecker’s work is like a blend of chemistry and fantasy. She submerges her sculptures in large aquariums, which she calls her ‘Tank Works.’ They’re like 3-Dimensional realisations of paintings. Who/what is it? Who are they?…

Holly Pester

Holly Pester is a poet and multidisciplinary writer working through archives and written histories, with gossip, radical tales and dream logic. Pester has featured in readings, performances and sound installations at Segue, New York, dOCUMENTA 13, the Serpentine Poetry Marathon. Her book,  go to reception and ask for Sara in red felt tip is a collection of archive fan-fiction (Book Works 2015)…

Spring Week 8: Environmental Series

What have you made? How does it relate to your previous/subsequent work? Why did you make it? What message does it send? How does it communicate ideas? Does it have a goal or purpose? Does it tell a story? How did you make it? What materials did you use? What processes did it involve? What…