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Assessment Professional Experience Studio 3 Study Abroad

I Am Not The Label You Give Me

Don’t Feed the Stereotype was a pop up exhibition with artwork by international students, and is continued campaign at the University Ottawa. This exhibition took a popular culture or religious approach to addressing issues of diversity, in an effort to promote a positive approach to diversity on campus. I Am Not The Label You Give Me was my project […]

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Assessment Professional Experience Studio 3 Study Abroad

Sans Camera Exhibition

The Sans Camera exhibition was a two-week long exhibition held at Galerie 5.6 at the art department, University of Ottawa. This was a student effort, collaborating to curate a themed exhibition. The work chosen was from out first photography assignment, using pinhole cameras as well as photograms and invented negatives. Working as a group, we were able to […]

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Artist Influences and Research

Harold Edgerton

Harold ‘Doc’ Edgerton is known for his inventive use of a strobe light in photography to capture high-speed motion in photographs. This technique allowed him to freeze everyday objects and phenomena in motion, in both black and white and coloured film. Not only did Edgerton use the strobe light, but he also used a high […]

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I Am Not The Label You Give Me

Date: November 2018Medium: Twenty Silver PrintsSize: 8×10″ This series of works by the artist looks at how people are put under stereotypical labels, when often they are not the label that they have been given. The works often comments on race, religion and age, among other important factors that impact initial thoughts. The juxtaposition between […]

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Studio 3

“Don’t Feed the Stereotype” Exposition Brief

International House Presents… “Don’t Feed the Stereotype” Exposition Call Out to uOttawa Student Artist! On November 15th, the International House will be hosting a “Don’t Feed the Stereotype” Exposition and promotional campaign in UCU Level 0. The Expo and campaign will take a popular culture approach to addressing issues of diversity, in an effort to […]

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Artist Influences and Research Studio 3

Gillian Wearing

Gillian Wearing has a method of documenting the everyday life through the use of photography and video. She concerned individual identity within the private and the public spaces, burring the line between reality and fiction. There is a concern over capturing the self-awareness of her subjects rather than the issue of aesthetics. The work of […]

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Artist Influences and Research Studio 3

Oscar G. Rejlander

Oscar Rejlander is also known as the grandfather of photography. Working both in collaboration with others and on his own, Rejlander bought in techniques learnt from drawing and painting to create highly unique and beautiful photography that stretched the medium to new heights. One of the most infamous elements that he used is several negatives […]

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Stairs [Collection]

Date: November 2018Medium: Silver PrintsSize: 8×10″ Stairs [Collection] is an ongoing series of 35mm black and white photography depicting the often forgotten fire escapes and stairs outside of buildings. The artist took a new perspective with the stairs, showing them in a vertical position, making you see them in a new way. The artist is […]

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Artist Influences and Research Studio 3

Andrew Wright

The photographer, Andrew Wright, captures the angled craggy, iconic conifers that are often seen in Group of Seven paintings, in a straightened format. This creates a destabilising yet correct image, as if there is a truth portrayed in setting them straight. The result produces a sensation that you wish to tilt your head, but when […]

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Studio 3

Transforming Chairs into Sculpture

Working with the turtle shell design, I had to manipulate the wood of the chairs to gain the curvature of the shell in a geometric form. I wanted all the pieces to line up initially, but as the project went on I found this increasingly hard to do, and found that the imperfections within the […]