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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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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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Still for Orange Grid Study (2014)

Still for Orange Grid Study (2014)

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A Still for Animated Figure in a Landscape (2014)

A Still for Animated Figure in a Landscape (2014)

Study for an animation on the theme of a figure in a landscape (2014). Medium: digital photography, oil, canvas, magazine collage.

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Hide from Machines

http://dismagazine.com/dystopia/evolved-lifestyles/8115/anti-surveillance-how-to-hide-from-machines/ How to hide from machines: disrupt symmetry in facial features (disrupt mathematical patterns) create confusing patterns that cannot easily be recognized (multiple readings) hide distinguishing, unique features (mask individuality) create spacial confusion (2-d or 3-d) create masking repetition (camouflage) … Continue reading

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James Welling Lecture at Capture Festival

James Welling Lecture at Capture Festival

I went to a lecture discussion with photographer James Welling as part of the Capture Festival in Vancouver at ECUAD on 13 November 13. He is considered to be part of the “pictures generation” that includes Cindy Sherman, Laurie Simmons, … Continue reading

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