Smart Artist Hub – Guest Curator Heidi Donohoe

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Guest Curator Heidi Donohoe Highlights The Work Of Guido Salimbeni, Steven Porter & Glenn Badham https://www.smartartisthub.com/blog/guest-curator-heidi-donohoe-highlights-the-work-of-steven-porter-glenn-badham-amp-guido-salimbeni

Lock down…

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Check out… The Art Newspaper and Factum Foundation, together with Il Giornale d’Arte bring a series of discussions (via YouTube) that look at how new technology is shaping museums and heritage. Interesting to listen to (personally) was discussions surrounding ‘The Future of Museums, exhibitions and the objects they display’ and ‘The Circulation of Objects: the Politics of Recording, Training, Preserving and Sharing’. The third … Read More

NOTES – PhD

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ok news update- last month saw (26th March) proposal for PhD has been accepted with some recommendations by the panel! so good news.Tasks now are to write up notes taken by SE at PA to discuss in next skype session with SE and NS (24th April). However, as already discussed with SE, the other key thing for me do is … Read More

…4 months later

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…its been a long time since I posted anything- and so today I start again!  Ok since September 2013 I have started back with PhD, a new supervisor NS joined SE- supervisory team is now complete. The PA is now due to be proposed to a panel next month (March) NS has offered up a completely new perspective to my … Read More

Train return Harrogate to Falmouth= 16 hours + Pedare conference=8 hours

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Wise Men “A fact: You will always feel like your work isn’t good enough. As a salve, or simply as a way to stay sane, be in the world. Ride the train. Listen to strangers. Occasionally, if you’re brave, speak to them. Walk in the city you live. Pay attention. Don’t bother with taking notes, or buying fancy notepads. Try to remember as … Read More

Memory Palace

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Friday 9th August I attended the MEMORY PALACE exhibition held at the V&A, London. This wonderful, inspiring and thought-provoking exhibition brought together a showcase of storyboards, film, text and installations  from 20  graphics designers, illustrators and typographers to create a walk in book; inspired by author Hari Kunzru. With (Hudson, The Telegraph 2013) book sales plummeting and exhibition attendances booming, Memory Palace, part novel, (Wainwright, Guardian 2013) part exhibition of … Read More

Writing in Creative Practice: Towards Academic Publishing

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Piecing the jigsaw together writing PAD Hey Im back…how long has it been 2, 3 months, I guess I have been waiting for something to inspire me again and yesterday’s workshop was it….’writing in creative practice’ was a reason to write again…Anyway what a great and interesting day…the workshop was held at Staffordshire University (2nd July) and led by Nancy … Read More

Death 24 x a Second

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Laura Mulvey 2005 Laura Mulvey a professor of film and media studies at Birkbeck, University of London. Author of Visual and other pleasures (1989), Citizen Kane (1992) and Fetishism and Curiosity (1996)  Synopsis: Mulvey discusses questions referring to film theory, spectatorship and narrative, in terms of new technologies (DVD and Video) although we are already experiencing much further advancements here … Read More

Waiting for the Green Ray

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Tacita Dean The Green Ray [Still], 2001 16mm colour, mute 2 minutes, 30 seconds Tacita Dean’s short film The Green Ray was shot on the west-coast of Madagascar. It depicts the last ray of the dying sun refracting and bending below the horizon and producing, for a fraction of a second, a distinctive greenish glow. For Dean searching for this elusive event became about … Read More

Audience Studies: studying how television gets watched

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This chapter looks at the approach to the site of audiencing based based in the discipline of cultural studies. Focus here will be to review 3.2 ethnographies of audiencing (p206) Background: ethnographers expose features of everyday life (habits, routines and rituals, small talk and gossip) that are taken for granted, commonplace and trivial. Their work seeks to understand meaningful social life … Read More