Monthly Archives: April 2013

Images

David Noonan – Memory and sentiment as content

David Noonan – Memory and sentiment as content

Spellbinding, cinematic, multidimensional realms. “Noonan’s work explores the inner workings of memory, connotation, and sentiment. His amalgams of documents and textures resonate with a psychic force, producing fictional histories and imaginary landscapes that provoke, disquiet, and charm.” From the Saatchi … Continue reading

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Never gets old…Bowie. Life on Mars.

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Laure Prouvost – Installation at Whitechapel Gallery, London UK

The collage-like diorama, as Adrian Searle calls it, reminds me of circular panoramic murals. What’s collage, what is real, what is repainted. Wanted to also talk about the pleasure of technology. She uses painting, text, collage, installation, sound and creates … Continue reading

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Articles

Background Reading for Atomism vs. Monism

Re. Atomism vs. Monism in Elkins In “Stories of Art”, James Elkins sets out to demonstrate that there can not be only one story of art. All cultures have their own stories and their own ways of telling those stories. … Continue reading

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Reflections on my Practice, April 19/13

Maybe I’m a thwarted poet. I think my narratives are more like poetic forms. A vague idea and a feeling associate to what it would be to experience that idea. In this way, maybe they are more like journeys and … Continue reading

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Entire script for La Jetee, by Chris Marker

This is the story of a man marked by an image from his childhood. The violent scene, whose meaning he would not grasp until much later, took place on the great jetty at Orly, a few years before the start … Continue reading

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“International Art English” Uncovered

A study of “International Art English” by Alix Rule and David Levine, and published by Triple Canopy in July 2102, which could also be a primer in how to write like a contemporary, elite educated artist/curator. (Blog heading links to … Continue reading

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The Guardian Newspaper on the terror of “artspeak”

Where does this artspeak come from? Believe it or not, it does come from somewhere and that place is often very interesting, if you’re into art theory. In the 1970s, an increasing quantity of French philosophy was being translated into … Continue reading

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Screens vs. Projections – Place vs. Space

As I’m making moving images, potentially with a sound track, I’m circling back to think about the options for playing and viewing my “films”. One decision to be made is the choice between displaying the work on a screen, or … Continue reading

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Audio

Hero Theme – Soundtrack Study

This soundtrack study is 6 tracks (3 voice and 3 percussion). It’s meant to mimic the genre of heroic themes in film soundtrack. There’s an urgency and a sense of purpose. I’m using the same method I used in Barnsley … Continue reading

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