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?…

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…

Spring Week 7: 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…

Spring Week 6: Environmental Series

What have you made? This week, I began to create my week 7 piece. It featured four paintings on four plastic bags, depicting a sea turtle’s birth, life, and death from eating a plastic bag. There was also a manifesto written across the four bags: “Plastic is versatile and does not biodegrade. It is cheap…