Autumn Week 6: Letter Press Workshop

This was one of my two week 6 workshops, where we learned how to use a letterpress machine. The letter press was one of the most important inventions possibly of all time. It was the first means of producing many identical copies of the same text, thereby enabling books to be mass printed for the…

Autumn Week 6: Tate Modern 31.10.17

As part of our enhancement week activities, we went to the Tate Modern to see the famous exhibition in the Turbine Hall and look around on each floor.   Bridget Riley:       Above: Maria Helena Viera da Silva, 1908-1992, born Portugal, worked France – The Tiled Room, 1935, Oil paint on canvas Hans Bellmer,…

Pipilotti Rist

P I P I L O T T I     R I S T Pipilotti Rist works largely with film, often displayed as projections. Her work is better described as an immersive environment than a video installation. Her film is projected across darkened rooms, often surrounded by curtains, where duvets and pillows are provided….

Introduction to Part 2: Summer Project 2017

For 2017’s summer project, the brief was to research ten artists: Pipilotti Rist, Wolfgang Tillmans, Tania bruguera, Samson Kambalu, R.H. Quaytman, Ming Wong, Isa Genzken, Dayanita Singh, Caroline Achaintre, and Arturo Herrera, choose our favourite, and make artwork that imaginatively responds to theirs. When looking through the artist’s work on their websites or on gallery articles, their some stood out to me straight away, while others…

Summer Project

  Shown above is my summer project. It was created using a silver paint pen and orange acrylic on black mount-board, a cardboard-material which is commonly used for framing but I found it the ideal surface to draw on for this task. My piece was inspired in some ways by an artist called Rebecca Ward,…