The last formal, led practical session as part of our praxis module. This time it was the turn of myself, Ekaterina and Jonny. Giving the group tasks and limited, but unusual props, we aimed to observe and witness their answers to our questions. As with all of the other sessions, play took over. There were... Continue Reading →
Clara, Elle and Chloe led this session. It was very much split in two halves. The first being an exploration of materials, and quiet reflection and playful interaction with costume. And the second being more narrative driven, a story emerged by chance. The music that remained playing in the background was one of the strongest... Continue Reading →
Tentative is a funny feeling. It's an unsettled underlying reaction to an experimental act or situation. It lacks certainty. It lacks definite framework, and opens up the chance of failure, or just an unknown outcome. However to be tentative is not a bad thing. It also shows consideration of risk, and the value of the... Continue Reading →
A look at texture, shadow and contrast at my feet in south Germany. I spent half a day looking straight down and I don't regret it.
Forever a work in progress. You could probably call it a reflection; rather than a statement. An attempt at grounding my reflections and understanding the direction in which my thoughts are taking me. The process of making is still important, but now there is less focus on using the items I find by chance. This... Continue Reading →
1/6/17 An early start meant I wasn't quite awake enough to panic about anything I had forgotten. Which luckily wasn't a lot - I forgot to set my chromebook to work offline, and for at least the first two weeks of my travels I am fairly isolated. Fortunately I like a technical challenge. (and... Continue Reading →
So, with a mix of trepidation and excitement I am in the final stages of planning for my June trip across Europe. Ironically, this is supposed to be a 'spur of the moment' sort of affair. One of these days I will embark on a real life spur of the moment adventure. (And may subsequently... Continue Reading →