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Artist Influences and Research Studio 4

Artist Talk: Daniel Hauser and Marie-Antoinette Chiarenza

‘Relax’ Hauser and Chiarenza have worked together on many different projects, often using the same objects and concepts in multiple exhibitions and situations. They adapt the common vocabulary of society that which acts like a tag in a non-/stable aesthetic. This was used in fifty fifty in which the big is versus the small but […]

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Imprint

Date: October 2019Size: VaryingMaterial: Plaster Sitting back and taking in your surroundings is a lost art of many people today. There are lost details and elements of everyday life within the department, a building students and staff visit daily or weekly, that could not be remembered due to their daily existence. Many of these elements […]

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Artist Influences and Research Studio 4

William Forsythe

Forsythe is an innovator in choreography and dance, developing experimental installations, film works, and discrete, interactive sculptures. Each of his works involves the audience, whether it be through the active viewing of the work, or through participation, the choreography of each piece is designed down to the last detail. There is a serene simplicity to […]

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Masked Cube

Date: October 2019Size: VaryingMaterial: Natural wood matchsticks, super glue, poster paint The natural wood of the previous matchstick cube collection had a peacefulness to it, baring its elements and imperfections to those who view them. However, this could be disturbed by a simple layer of paint that would individualise each cube, even when in a […]

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Artist Influences and Research Studio 4

Rachel Whiteread

Whiteread casts everyday settings, objects, and surfaces in ghostly, free replicas. There is almost a practical use to the cases, suggesting a new permanence, imbued with memory. A childhood surrounded and influenced from architecture and art allowed Whiteread to look up and process the fluidity between the two. The processes of looking, emptying, and filling […]

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Enkindle Cube

Date: October 2019Size: VaryingMaterial: Natural wood matchsticks, super glue The act of balancing simple shapes has always been intriguing – the sense that nothing is holding them up except for themselves. Tulio Pinto uses gravity and the tension and structure of architecture to create his pieces, balancing large cubes on their corners or using the […]

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Artist Influences and Research Studio 4

Natasha Perova

Perova explores the relationship between the materials of the everyday and of smooth construction. The often fragile nature of some of the materials she uses such as newspaper or pillows, can be found squished, folded and rolled between smooth dark blocks. The juxtaposition between these elements can be confusing, but present an alternative nature of […]

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Artist Influences and Research Studio 4

Tulio Pinto

Pinto is interested in all contingent, changeable, and temporary materials within sculptures that establish tensions and defy gravity and balance. Translated into the sculpture is his feelings on the world that pulses around him as well as human relations. The materials oppose each other to form that unknowing relation as well as a shifting and […]