Month: October 2021

Reflections On Self-Reflection- repost

I originally wrote this for the blog I did during my Foundation and BA, published Feb 6, 2018… One of the requirements for my Foundation diploma is keeping a ‘self-reflective journal’. After trying to write in a journal (with a pen!!!!), and failing, I moved onto this blog. It’s...

Infrathin

“What art is in reality is this missing link, not the links which exist. It’s not what you see that is art, art is the gap. I like this idea and even if it’s not true I accept it for the truth.”[1]http://www.impossibleobjectsmarfa.com/infrathin (Arturo Schwarz, The Complete Works of Marcel...

I Am Sitting In A Room – Alvin Lucier

This piece has been an ongoing inspiration for several years now- the repetition until destruction and a creation of something new and other-worldly… Wikipedia I am sitting in a room is a sound art piece composed in 1969 and one of composer Alvin Lucier’s best known works. The piece...

Freedom

“What work would you do if you were free to do whatever you want?” This question came up in a discussion with a fellow MA student yesterday. It was something that was asked of him recently… we both agreed that we ARE free to do whatever we want! So...

Self-Reflection

Where does your inspiration come from? This is one of questions that is asked of anyone who does anything creative and it’s hard to answer. You can list films, books, artists, tv shows, plays etc that you like and have ‘inspired’ you, but to deeply answer the question –...

Bibliography- Everything Else

Journals, articles, websites, online videos, etc A-ha, 2010. A-Ha – Take On Me (Official 4K Music Video). Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djV11Xbc914. Abramson, S. (2014). Metamodernism: The Basics. [online] HuffPost. Available at: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/metamodernism-the-basics_b_5973184. [Accessed 4 Feb. 2022] Abramson, S. (2017a). What Is Metamodernism?. [online] Huffpost.com. Available at: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/what-ismetamodernism_b_586e7075e4b0a5e600a788cd?ncid=engmodushpmg00000006 [Accessed 4 Feb....

Bibliography- Books

Books Abramson, S. (2015). Metamericana. 1st ed. Buffalo: BlazeVOX Books. Appiah, K., 2005. The Ethics Of Identity. 8th ed. [Kindle] Princeton: Princeton University Press. Arthur, C., 2021. Social Warming – The Dangerous and Polarising Effects of Social Media. London: Oneworld Publications. Baudrillard, J., 1996. The System Of Objects. New...

Bibliography – Films/TV

These are the films/tv shows I referenced in all my written work at Chelsea. Films/TV 2001: A Space Odyssey. (1968). [film] Directed by S. Kubrick. Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, England: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Annihilation. (2018). [film] Directed by A. Garland. London, England: DNA Films. Black Swan. 2010. [film] Directed by D. Aronofsky....

And we’re off…

We had our first meeting yesterday and I met a few interesting people. Only ‘a few’ because I only got a chance to briefly talk to a few one on one. I’m sure we will have plenty more opportunities to get to know everyone. I need to do a...