Waiting Room…

Heidi DonohoeUncategorised

thats what today has felt like…alot of waiting and wasted time. Unfortunalty modules posted up onto the blackboard were not working so we spent time virtually hanging about…that was the this morning, eventually someone came to our rescue and we closed doors on one virtual space to enter another where Stuart was waiting hooray! this afternoon wasn’t much better…nobody about to deliver … Read More

hooray for The world of interiors…

Heidi DonohoeUncategorised

god i love this magazine the only beside ‘Crafts’ that I will bother to spend my money on.. I’m going through (as I always do) back to front and then front to back..nothing is spared. Anyway I mentioned that I am going to London with the students in October, so still looking out for anything abit different. This months shows a wonderful … Read More

Fashion week: Why does Central Saint Martins produce so many designers?

Heidi DonohoeUncategorised

I was sent this artical today by a colleague..which I thought was interesting in terms of CSM promoting and encouraging autonmous learning amonsgt its students. quote: “The training is very anti-establishment. But that is underpinned by a knowledge of pattern cutting and how clothes hang. It’s not an anarchic free-for-all, there’s a rigour in terms of the disciplines that go towards making a designer.”  … Read More

new spaces beyond art education

Heidi DonohoeUncategorised

today i have spent some time reading articles posted up on ADM website http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/networks one which was of interest to me was Fiona woods piece on Slivers of critical space: Some thoughts on the role of the contemporary art educational institution here she discusses how the Knowledge Economy is profoundly shaping concepts and  practices not only within the field of art education, but in the … Read More

product or process?

Heidi DonohoeUncategorised

read steve wheelers blog (august 2011) on product or process..relates well to my research in terms of thinking again about what Im doing in terms of going forward. (I haven’t considered since writing paper for the bridging module in July)…which i have to say was hard work for lots of reasons..refering to the previous blog ‘writers block’. I really need to start working on finding another … Read More

creative block!

Heidi DonohoeUncategorised

…as alway Steve Wheeler is a great inspiration..heres what I have been reading up on today… Ingenuity, creativity and time by Steve Wheeler Creativity is such an elusive thing. For some, waiting for inspiration is a familiar past-time. It’s more than just staring at a blank page, or waiting for that tune to arrive out of thin air. If the … Read More