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Artist Influences and Research

Dayanita Singh

Dayanita Singh is an artist who uses photography in order to reflect and expand on ways in which we can relate to photographic images. Her interest in archiving and publishing have allowed her to draw from her whole history of photography to create mobile museums and archives. Much of her inspiration comes from archiving. Her […]

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Arturo Herrera

Arturo Herrera is a Caracas, Venezuela born artist who is known predominantly for his painting, but has begun to explore a body of mixed-media paintings including collage, works on paper, sculpture, relief, wall painting, photography, and felt wall hangings.  The inspirations of his work namely include the processes that he has to go through in […]

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Caroline Achaintre

Caroline Achaintre is a Toulouse born artist who works in multimedia installations to investigate simultaneous contrasts and relationships. Her interest includes periods of primitivism, as they present junctures between ancient and modern, psychological and physical, and exoticism and technology. These installations include wall-hangings, drawings, paintings and ceramics. All of her works are very colourful and […]

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Tania Bruguera

Tania Bruguera is both a Cuban and New York artist who works with performance and installation. Much of her artwork is site-specific and often based on the experience of being at that place, at that time. Bruguera was born and grew up in Havana, Cuba, and this has influenced much of her performative work now. […]

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Samson Kambalu

Samson Kambalu is an artist who works in a variety of mediums including site-specific installation, video, performance and literature. He shares much of this online on websites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. The processes and inspirations of these works are also very public, and can be found commonly on his website. He has […]

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Autumn Assessment 2017 Studio 2

Summer Project 2017

The topic for the summer project between Years 1 and 2 is ‘Be Influenced’. We have been asked to research ten artists including; Dayanita Singh,          Tania Bruguera,          Caroline Achintre,          Wolfgang Tillmans,          Pipilotti Rist,          Samson Kambalu,          Isa Genzken,          R. H. Quaytman,          Arturo Herrera,          Ming Wong. These artists were chosen for us on the basis that their […]