Category Archives: Final Project

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New Research Blog

This blog is the archive of the learning blog I maintained during my MA Fine Art graduate studies. Since successfully completing my MA my new, ongoing research can be found on my Research Journal (here).

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MA Final Show – The Healing Room

Click for The Healing Room. The Nine MA Final Show November 22 – 29, 2014 11.00-16.00 (closed 23rd/24th) Bank Street Arts, 32-40 Bank Street Sheffield, UK S1 2DS

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Installing at Bank Street

I’ve arrived in Sheffield for the installation and exhibition of my final project with odd sized and fragile parcels in my hands and strapped around my body. A parcel of large photographic prints had to be stashed in First Class … Continue reading

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Preparing to Project

Still at home here in Canada, I was finally able to set up against a clean wall and white space with a projector to test the way I will project The Healing Room for the MA final exhibition. I’m working … Continue reading

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Artists Own

I’ve made a new “self-portrait” (a selfie) as part of my Personal Practice Plan and for my promotional website. related to my Master of Fine Arts Final Project exhibition. Actually, I made the selfie pix (embarrassing but true) and then Google+ … Continue reading

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Research Presentation: Alain Badiou’s Cinema

For one of our last seminars in Unit 2.2 I presented this research to date on Alain Badiou’s ideas about film based on his book “Cinema”. The final slide positions this research in the context of my current practice and … Continue reading

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Expanded Light and Space

I found the artwork below by Dan Flavin evocative of how I want to use light and reflections of light to install “The Healing Room”. The minimalism is also appealing. Flavin uses both light and shadow to construct a virtual … Continue reading

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Black Mirrors & Corners

For my research on how to project and install The Healing Room using concepts related to painting, I discovered the Claude Glass (or Claude Lorrain Mirror). These small black mirrors were used by artists and landscape connoisseurs and they reflected the … Continue reading

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Making Sounds

Link to my Sound Sketch Book on Learning Blog: http://vantageartprojects.com/jennifermawby.com/ma_journal/wordpress/?page_id=5041 In the last two years of the MA program I started making sound artwork, or studies as I prefer to call them. For my third year Final Project I scored … Continue reading

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Tree Rings Transposed to Piano Sounds

“Artist Bartholomäus Traubeck has custom-built a record player that is able to “play” cross-sectional slices of tree trunks. The result is his artpiece “Years,” an audio recording of tree rings being read by a computer and turned into music, much … Continue reading

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