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Music And Movement

While in University of Ottawa, I was able to take a 1 credit workshop on music and movement and the Dalcroze model. This workshop was not what I expected, as we used our bodies, and other equipment, to become more in tune with not only the music that others and ourselves produced, but also with […]

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Relief Mould

Collect the items that you want to use in the relief mould. These items can be any shape, size and consistency. The hard objects will make very direct moulds, whereas soft objects may appear unclear. Roll out a large amount of clay into a desired shape. Depending on the thickness of the clay, will dependĀ on […]

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Artist Influences and Research Studio 3

Richard Learoyd

Richard Learoyd uses a home-built camera obscura to create a large scale image of humanity, and to be an experience, rather than just an image. With his photography, you are able to see eyelashes and dust on the surface of fabrics from the high level of sensitivity of the camera that he uses. The result […]

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Pascal Grandmaison

Pascal Grandmaison uses film, video, photography and sculpture to explore and investigate the relation of the part to the whole, and ‘how the experience of viewing a work is mediated by the act of capturing an image’. Grandmaison often works in portraiture to reflect this, and displays the interest to the inner self. “My work […]

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Plaster and Alginate

I have previously worked with alginate before inĀ Plaster Workshop, as well as throughout the plaster project. Because I previously completed a design of my hands, I wanted to adventure into a cast of my foot, or toes. The containers that we had use of only fit my toes, but I felt that this was sufficient […]

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Arnaud Maggs

Arnaud Maggs uses a multiple-grid technique with serial photographs of faces and miscellany to display his fascination of systems, classifications and historical documents. Through this technique, Maggs was able to reveal the distance between symbols and their representation. “…what I really wanted to do was to use the camera as a documentary tool – Just […]

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Ken Nicol

Ken Nicol often uses foul language in his work, writing in grids and pattern to overlay text in different orientations. His work also includes drawing, making, collecting and counting, and explains that “if you are offended by foul language, you’re probably not gong to like a lot of my work and you’re probably not going […]

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Leaf Plaster Cast

Plaster can be manipulated in several different ways to create multiple effects. I ave previously used plaster in Plaster Workshop, where we created an alginate cast. This allowed me to feel more confident about getting on with the ideas and concepts as well as exploring the medium, rather than worrying about how to mix the […]

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Lee Friedlander

Lee Friedlander looked at the chaos of city life, organising vasts amount of visual information into dynamic compositions in photography. This creates humorous and poignant images of the everyday life that city dwellers and workers create for themselves. He has photographed portraits as well as city-scapes, and has curated several books around his own work. […]

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Michael Snow

Michael Snow came from a family with two cultures – English and French, and used his artwork to look at the juxtaposition between the two using visual art, experimental film and music. His contributions to these have been recognised internationally. His father became blind after an accident at a work site, and Snow reflected on […]