Monthly Archives: July 2013

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Healing Machines of Emery Blagdon

Healing Machines of Emery Blagdon

It appears I’m moving from a focus on gesture to ideas around healing. Maybe the gesture becomes a healing touch? These Healing Machines by outsider artist Emery Blagdon are inspirational. Words that come to mind: Sacred Space Holy Water Healing … Continue reading

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Medical Gymnastics

Animated found images and footage by Agnieszka Polska.

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Agnieszka Polska

“My dream is to be excited all the time.”

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“Dreams that Money Can Buy” Hans Richter

An ensemble narrative, put together like collage or bricolage. Each dream sequence was “commissioned” by an artist. The narrative holding the film together is heard in voice over. The journey of the protagonist is one of survival and then the … Continue reading

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What if a body of work (and exhibition) was like a “gamebook”?

I remember waiting in the gymnasium for the boys to finish playing with the computer after school so that I could get my turn with a very early, text-based video game (and a blue or green DOS command screen). Somehow … Continue reading

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Helen Marten, Venice Biennale 2013 installation

Moving image work. Talking turtles, orchids and a bare bottom against a sculpture strew floor. Odd.  What I like about Helen Marten’s work: It’s visually confounding. It doesn’t also look “good”, nor does it always look like art. There is … Continue reading

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Helen Marten video “Dust and Piranhas” from Serpentine Gallery Park Nights

Talking doric and ionic columns in 3-D animation. 

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Conversation with curator Lucy Day

I had a video call with artist and curator Lucy Day this morning as part of my MA program. The call was encouraging about my current direction and gave me some good ideas and questions to think about. My work … Continue reading

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Mariana Castillo Deball talks at the Chisenhale Gallery

Mariana Castillo Deball talks at the Chisenhale Gallery

Mariana, a Mexican artist based in Berlin talks with Professor Chris Gosden who is an anthropologist and archeologist at Oxford University. Gosden’s work looks at the relationship between people and things and the cultural biography of objects. Mariana often works … Continue reading

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Draft of Short Artist Statement – Mountains or Rivers

My current project “Mountains or Rivers” deconstructs the elements and methods of filmmaking, and reconstructs my loose, haiku-based script through moving image, props, storyboards, a soundtrack and text. There are characters. Something has, will, or may happen. An object is … Continue reading

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