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Going beyond excellent in your art

I watched another video post from the inspirational artist Nicholas Wilton who runs the Art2Life initiative. This post covered the ...
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/ Art talk

Claude Cahum, Derby Museum – Dec 2021

Continuing my photographic focus this month I wandered into Derby Museum to look at the latest exhibition of a selection ...
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/ Exhibition reviews

Helen Levitt, Photographers’ Gallery – Dec 2021

This was the first time I’d seen the collected work of Helen Levitt who chronicled New York life in her ...
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/ Exhibition reviews

The challenge of environmental art

Environmental awareness underpins much of my work but I'm consistently challenged on how best to represent this to an audience ...
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Mat Collishaw, Djangoly Gallery – Aug 2021

Jumping out of lockdown into my first live exhibition was a refreshing experience and reminded me of how much I ...
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Ferens Open Exhibition, Hull – Jul 2021

This was my second visit to the Ferens Open Exhibition in Hull, which I entered successfully in 2019. This year's ...
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/ Exhibition reviews

Irre Wisce, 2021

IndexArtist statementFinal outcomeStarting pointPrimary research strategyConceptMaterialsHealth and safetyArtist inspirationExperimental developmentEvaluationFuture potential Artist statement Richard HydeIrre Wisce, 2021Plywood, metal hardware, cloth, ...
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/ Degree project

Project bibliography

Below is a list of all the references I consulted in my project. A Glossary of River Words [WWW Document], ...
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/ Degree project

Final outcome: Planning the space #2

I now considered options for hanging the paddles and photographs in the booth. I had it in mind to show ...
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Final outcome: Takeaway postcards

I considered again about the exclusion of the filming of the live event, as I didn't want a video playback ...
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/ Degree project

Research: Andy Goldsworthy & Olafur Eliasson

The project is at a point where I'm keen to get under the skin of some high-profile land/environmental artists, particularly ...
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/ Degree project

Final outcome: Live event & drone filming

The day came to install the water wheels, film them with the drone and absorb the sense of them being ...
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/ Degree project

Research: Mixed media installation artists

I chose to study a selection of installation artists to gather ideas for my own installation, but specifically artists who ...
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Final outcome: Photo choice for installation

Many photographs were taken when I was installing the waterwheels to provide material for showing with the installation. I was ...
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/ Degree project

Final outcome: Full waterwheel test

Two days before the planned drone shoot I went to the river to test the full set of waterwheels for ...
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/ Degree project