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Churchgoers

Date: October 2018Medium: Silver PrintSize: 8×10″ This is a pinhole camera positive from the artists time at the University of Ottawa. Using a cardboard box, a tin can and light sensitive paper, the artist was able to capture the detail of their surrounding area and their time at the university.

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“to ptyalise” [Collection]

Date: October 2018Medium: Three Silver PrintsSize: 8×10″ This small collection explores the use of human fluids through the dark room enlargers and the use of light sensitive paper. By exploring the use of spit in this way, the artist has been able to create something and unique out of something that is considered disgusting.

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Artist Influences and Research Studio 3

Carsten Höller

Carsten Höller works often in metal and has an interest in agricultural science which comes into his playful, and hands-on, works and exhibitions. He finds that the current Western experience is based on a dull predictability and this fundamentalism should be taken away. He works with buildings, vehicles, toys and even VR to show that […]

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Studio 3

35mm Photography: Negatives to Positives

After developing the 35mm black and white film, the next process was to enlarge the image onto photographic paper to produce a final print. This used the same techniques previously used in photograms and invented negatives, whereupon test strips were produced to gain the right exposure for the image to have the correct amount of […]

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Artist Influences and Research Studio 3

Françoise Sullivan

Currently on display in Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, is a body of work that Sullivan has built through a broad range of activities, from dance to painting, sculpture, conceptual artwork and writing. Throughout this, she continued to to explore the sources of human nature and went through successive periods of aesthetic questioning. It was almost […]

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Artist Influences and Research Studio 3

Julian Rosefeldt

Walking into Manifesto is an assault on the senses. Twelve screens and audio tracks smack you round the face to bring you up to the forced referencing of architecture, film, theatre, performance and the visual arts. Rosefeldt reads around and from the foundational texts by artists who shaped the history of art of the twentieth century. These […]

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Artist Influences and Research Studio 3

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer is an electronic artist who develops and installs interactive artworks that blur the boundaries of architecture and performance art. Throughout his works, there is a strong interest in performance participation from the public. Lozano-Hemmer utilised technologies such as robotics, computerised surveillance and telematic networks to bridge the gap between technology and art, and […]

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Studio 3

Plaster Sketchbook

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Sticking My Pieces To You

Date: October 2018Medium: Plaster, found maps and wire, chocolate potSize: This work is an exploration of the use of plaster, a material that the artist was unfamiliar with, By using other found materials together with the plaster, the artist created a piece that comments on how comfortable the artist became with the materials they were […]

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Assessment Studio 3 Study Abroad

Sculpture: Plaster Assignment

Introduction to sculpture was a module that looked at the manipulation of new and found materials. This manipulation was to stretch both us and the material, stretching and growing both our knowledge of the material, and how comfortable we were with it. Within the plaster project, the consistency of material was played within the techniques […]