a day of Alfred Hitchcock…

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Yesterday I spent pretty much of the day watching films suggested to me…I think they were suggested? I say that  because I can’t exactly remember who did suggest those films?? Anyway nevermind the important thing is I watched two Alfred Hitchcock films; Rear Window and Vertigo….I want to  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rear_Window concentrate on ‘Rear Window’ which touches on the notion of the voyuerist, or perhaps more scopophilia, (yes) the pleasure … Read More

The all seeing eye…

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This week I have spent time researching more on the French artist Pierre Bismuth…Ive become obsessed!! this has lead me to finding a recording hosted at BFI (2008) here he discusses his work in detail i.e. Postscript, The all seeing eye (seen above) etc. The all seeing eye shows subtraction as a metaphor for a world without communication and relationships (the orginal idea came from a friend … Read More

Barcelona!

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Samual Beckett not I at the Macba 2012 Noise…is what sums up Barcelona, it never stops 24/7 noise!! people, traffic, babies, bars, loading and unloading barrels, alarms, church bells, music construction. buildings…zzzzzzbangbangbangzzzzzzzzzzzzzz……….My visit to MACBA gallery is very apt that is to experience ‘VOLUME! which quote ‘identifies the turn of the century as the moment of consolidation of sound and voice as materials … Read More

Repositioning my standpoint…

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 Current thought process February 2012 Im currently going through a difficult stage of repositioning, that is, Im not sure what my research is about, or where it is going for that matter?? i guess what has really confirmed this is the research and scholarly conference (Harrogate 23rd February 2012) I attended and also contributed to. I produced a film which I am … Read More

Help… ive hit a brick wall!!

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 Current thought process 2012  Im not doing well at the moment??? Ive lost confidence in my thinking, which means that Im not doing alot, don’t get me wrong I think about my research all the time, hence the above planning. Im just not working on SE module (which is getting me down) not the module, but, how to apply myself…I feel … Read More

from Barthes to Hockney

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The Intimate Toilet, Watteau 1715 Over the weekend I decided to read for no reason at all Roland Barthes Camera Lucida. Barthes final book the first part discusses the ‘Punctum’ i.e.focuses on a particularly detail in a picture, the stadium i.e. liking, having a interest in a picture and stigmatum i.e. time the second part contemplates a photograph of his late mother as a … Read More

and 2 weeks later..!

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Figure 1. Radian Map Learning Plan 2012 im back…I blame time as always! so whats new?? had an interesting online session with SE today..he discussed with some useful points regarding reflective practice..which as a result of that session I produced an updated radiant map (see fig 1) file:///F:/HARD%20DRIVE%20FOLDER/Learning%20plan%202012.html Ive proberly lgone over board with this, but I need to see as … Read More

New semester, new job!

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Pipilotti Rist @ Hayward Gallery, London 2011 As from Monday the 23rd of January I am now officially Curriculum leader of the Art and Design department @ Harrogate college…finally got there, not bad I guess from someone who started in 2004 on only 2 hours teaching a week..I need a picture to add here..must go and have a look before … Read More

Happy New Year…and some progress

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 Hilary lloyd Turner Prize @ Baltic 2011 Its saturday 14th January 2012…its taken me this long to get my act together and write something. That is Im not short of writting anything just haven’t got round to it!! So here I am again and whats new?? well since my last posting I have submitted all modules, SE Creative Thinking … Read More

A day full of inspiration and pants!

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Pipolitta Rist @ Hayward Up at 5am today to catch 7.15 train from leeds to London. A great day, I have to say, the negaitive is it went so quick! The morning was spent at the V&A where I attended ‘The power of Making’ interesting start…with the curators talk about how craft is settinga new landscape within creative industry…and then it died … Read More