At the studio visits last Wednesday we discussed presenting our work for potential curators. The points raised were how the work may be received by a visiting curator. This brought to mind an amusing response from the artist Bedwyr Williams with ‘Curator.Cadaver.Cake’.
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‘Articulating the visceral’, can it be articulated? Perhaps the closest way is through sound. This track ‘Far from any road’ touches on morose beauty and an otherworldly experience. It speaks of the protagonists personal relationship but as the track unfolds it personifies a cactus. Journeys made to see the rare occurrence of its’ bloom. http://songmeanings.com/songs/view/3530822107858717693/ […]
Perhaps what compels our gratification or curiosity is deep rooted in our subconscious. I often start works through collecting images. I recently came across an image of a submerged temple. I wasn’t actively searching for a temple, just browsing images of differing viewpoints of landscapes. This ‘collecting’ is often done quite haphazardly, so when I […]
Title: Oh Jemima In this exhibition each artist has responded through discussion, thoughts and ideas on how shame maybe situated within a creative context. Nabod’s preparatory studies are an amalgamation of drawings and influences from lyrics of a folk song and an image from tapestry of a historical battle Fishguard in the 1700s. The tapestry […]
I find Shrigley’s work refreshing. It is provocative and poignant in a carefree, humorous way. In this interview there is one point that I relate too very well. Working between studio practice and real life, work, mostly surrounded by people who don’t understand the point of art making. ‘When people talk about my work… it […]
Andrea Buttner in Hull. Recently I have been interested in Buttner’s work as she has an interest in Art Povera. She is nominated for the Turner prize this year. Buttner’s work ‘Beggars and Iphones’ uses the gallery space on two adjoining walls. The large scale wood cuts are a series of prints that she has […]