Starting Second Year (Artist Designer Maker)

Well the day has arrived second year has commenced. Terrified of what is to come but hey who isn’t these days, looking forward to seeing my friends again, getting settled back in to uni life and realize why I was glad of the time off. Where we will all progress with our individual practical specialisms,…

Summer project 15 images breakdown.

In order to start and finish the summer project to the best of my ability I divided the segments of information up to make it easier to work through and make sure I dont miss or misunderstand anything. By doing this I discovered individual bits of information:- What is Contemporary Art, Design and Craft? Is…

Dismaland The world of Banksy

Dismaland a desolate abandoned pier by the sea in Weston Super Mare opening the world to the mind of the mysterious unknown Banksy. A perfectly dismal way to spend the days queuing for hours in the pouring rain, well all part of the Banksy experience I suppose. Having known of Banksy work since I started my…

Summer project update

With the summer project completed I am hopeful that I have done what is requested from the brief. Through the images selected I have tried to find pieces or series of objects that cover the three areas being:- Contemporary Art Contemporary Craft Contemporary Design Thinking through these images my work seems to be moving in…

What is the context of Contemporary

In the first year of maker in particular the first task was to create two pieces that focused on one of the three areas of making process or two pieces that fall into the same category with these areas being:- Craft :- an activity that involves making something in a skillful way by using your hands,…

Summer project london visit

Hopefully next week prior to the start of the second year of Maker I hope to attend a series of exhibition events for artists in Central London such as:- TENT :- http://www.tentlondon.co.uk/ COLLECT :- http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/what-we-do/collect/ 100 DESIGN :- http://www.100percentdesign.co.uk/ these events will hopefully give me a better insight into the direction I can push my work in…

Cwmbran street market

Whilst catching up with a few friends in Cwmbran I happened to stumble across the local craft market of the area, I found the variety and materials being used quite extraordinary seeming to have something to everyone’s taste. Thinking about the summer project I was drawn to two particular artists all of which were selling…

Getting back on track

Over the past few weeks I’ve in all honesty evaluated a lot of my decisions on degree. fingers crossed hoping ill be able to get back in and if this is the hopeful case what I want to do to use the time effectively ready for the direction I am ready to take. At this…