This is the research journal for my MA. Some entries are long-form while others are notes. The principal entries are broadly categorized into:
The entries are in reverse chronological order. For a more thematic exploration consult the index.
At last, my certificate All Done Critical Evaluation Materials for Final Show Tutorial: Block 6, Week 5 — Nada Tutorial: Block 6, Week 4 — More Final Show Planning Sixth one-on-one with Jonathan Kearney All about the Final show. Mounting - Acrylic Sandwich? Tutorial: Block 6, Week 3 — Final Show Planning Mounting - Bespoke Clamping Doing a Peer Review A conversation about art and music A draft plan for the final show A draft plan for the final show Mounting - Initial Results Gathering Resources Over the past few days, things needed for the final show have begin to appear. Ancillaries. Goodies from the quincaillerie.. Thoughts on Symposium II Mounting - Initial thoughts Make shit happen Tutorial: Block 6, Week 2 — James Bulley, Artist Talk A Proposal for the Final Show Tutorial: Block 6, Week 1 — The Final Block Its the final block. Lots to things to think and do for the final show Visiting KM9 Art-related but not-art Walking the interwebs Fifth one-on-one with Jonathan Kearney A look at what I’ve been doing recently, and thoughts for the final show. Block 5, Week 11 — Planning for the Final Show Block 5, Week 10 — Research Discussion — Katerina and Russel Block 5, Week 9 — Research Discussion — Xavi and Sarah S Trying to get shit done Block 5, Week 8 — Research Discussion — Sarah R and Bianca Low Residency 2017 Block 5, Week 5 — Research Discussion — Patrick Block 5, Week 4 — Research Discussion: David (me) and Leonie Prep for My Research Paper Discussion Pancakes Tutorial: Block 5, Week 3 — Theorist Talk A visiting Theorist Talk with Nicholas Lambert indexhibit 2.1.3 Taking a look at indexhibit Tutorial: Block 5, Week 2 As nobody was ready to do their research discussion this week, instead, a simple wander through some interesting work Blurb for Slice at Chelsea SU An Accidental Configuration We are Slice Prepping for an Expo at Chelsea Student Union. Tutorial: Block 5, Week 1 The first group tutorial of 2017 — an artist talk with Nicolas Feldmeyer Seeing MACBA Collection 31 at MACBA Seeing Endgame: Duchamp, Chess, and the Avant-Gardes at Fundació Joan Miró Watching What Has the Turner Prize Ever Done for Us? Pop-up at the Raum Gallery Blog Tweaks Forth one-on-one with Jonathan Kearney Unit 1 feedback and plans for the rest of the course. Your submission to the Wrapping Paper Competition The Selection Committee’s opinion Tutorial: Block 4, Week 9 — Unit 2 Briefing Oops and bitrot Tutorial: Block 4, Week 7 No session as we are doing your assessment for Unit 1 Color Combinations Reading Agnes Martin On writing the Unit 1 Assessment Tutorial: Block 4, Week 7 A look at the recent campaign in the UK looking at issues around paying artists Tutorial: Block 4, Week 6 Science and art: where they converge, where the differences lie, the cultural split between the two and how science and art can converge. Seeing Harun Farocki, Empathy Seeing Antoni Tàpies, Collection, 1966-1976 Tutorial: Block 4, Week 5 Making Art Is Difficult Research Paper Submitted Tutorial: Block 4, Week 4 Artificial Intelligence Tutorial: Block 4, Week 3 Work-in-progress Watching Conceptual Art: Bricks! The upcoming Unit 1 Assessment Tutorial: Block 4, Week 2 The second group tutorial of block 4 Second Research Paper one-on-one The second one-on-one with my research supervisor Gareth Polmeer Tweaking the blog Tutorial: Block 4, Week 1 The first group tutorial of Year 2 Welcome to Year 2 2000-word draft 2 submission Seeing Moholy-Nagy: Future Present at The Gugg Seeing the permanent collection of MoMA Seeing Bruce Connor: Its All True Seeing Bruce Connor: Its All True at MoMA Seeing Innovation and Abstraction Seeing Innovation and Abstraction — Women Artists and Atelier 17 at The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center Visiting The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center Seeing Yuri Suzuki, Acoustic Pavilion Seeing Wim Delvoyte at MUDAM Seeing Galante & Lanchman’s Tempting Art Seeing Fiona Tan, Geography of Time A group crit with Chila Burman Seeing Etel Adnan The Weight of the World at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery Seeing Alex Katz Quick Light at the Serpentine Gallery Seeing the Postgraduate Summer Show 2016 at Camberwell Universal basic income: the future of creative employment in a post-work world At Camberwell for the Summer Show First Research Paper one-on-one The first one-on-one with my thesis supervisor Gareth Polmeer Seeing Ignasi Aballí, Infinite Sequence at Fundació Joan Miró Seeing Joan Miró Collection Seeing The Collection at Museu Picasso Tutorial: Block 3, Week 6 Exploring questions of critical interpretation and approaches to writing, research and analysis Third one-on-one with Jonathan Kearney The third one-on-one tutorial for my MA with course leader Jonathan Kearney Tutorial: Block 3, Week 5: The Interim Show It is not compulsory so you will not be penalised in any way if you are unable to take part — but DO TAKE PART!! Tutorial: Block 3, Week 4: Research Paper Seminar Tutorial: Block 3, Week 3: Presentation Skills Workshop Placing the the Artist Statement Tutorial: Block 3, Week 2: Artist Talk — Charlotte Webb An extra tutorial. Charlotte is currently doing her PhD and talks about her experiences, the challenges, joys, frustrations and opportunities. A one-on-one with Jake Biernat Tutorial: Block 3, Week 2: Research Paper Briefing It does not need to be scary and in fact it can be a truly valuable and exciting process Tutorial: Block 3, Week 1: Artist Talk — Chris Wainwright An extra group tutorial. A talk by Chris Wainwright Tutorial: Block 3, Week 1: Artist Talk – Jake Biernat A talk by Jake Biernat On the Spring Break and Six Archetypes Seeing Andrea Fraser, L’1%, c’est moi, at MACBA Seeing Toon Teeken, Fotoboeken 1968-2015 & Recent Work at the Bonnefantenmuseum Seeing Grayson Perry, Hold Your Beliefs Lightly at the Bonnefantenmuseum Seeing Sol LeWitt, Wall drawing #801 : Spiral at the Bonnefantenmuseum Thoughts on The Mid Point Review The Mid Point Review Mid Point Review: My Comments Tutorial: Block 2, Week 9 Silvia Baugmart talks about Copyright and ownership from a legal perspective Blog taxonomies Tutorial Block 2, Week 8: Artist Talk — Rosie Sherwood Not just a lecture, a conversation A one-on-one with Rosie Sherwood Low Residency 2016 Visiting Chelsea College of Arts Sustainability Workshop Seeing Between the Bullet and the Hole at the Whitechapel Gallery Seeing Electronic Superhighway at Whitechapel Gallery A group crit with Jonny Briggs Seeing Is it Heavy or Is it Light? at Assembly Point Seeing Peckham Peace Wall Seeing Peckham Promenade at the Peckham Platform Seeing An Arm, A Leg and Other Stories at the South London Gallery Samson Kambalu — Why situationism? – Lecture 2015-16 #15 Visiting Yiyun Kang at the V&A A visit to the open studio of Yiyun Kang — Samsung Korean Digital Art Resident at the V&A Visiting Jamie Jenkinson at the V&A A visit to the open studio of Jamie Jenkinson — Exhibition Road Digital Resident at the V&A Animation Takeover It’s an Animation Takeover, using Adobe After Effects for pure digital animation, and Dragon Frame for analog stop-frame animation. Seeing Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture at Tate Modern Tutorial: Block 2, Week 5 How To Steal Like An Artist Tutorial: Block 2, Week 4 The Practice Of Everyday (Media) Life Tutorial: Block 2, Week 3 An audio session with Edward Kelly Second one-on-one The second one-on-one tutorial for my MA, with course leader Jonathan Tutorial: Block 2, Week 2 Inspiration Tutorial: Block 2, Week 1 Interactivity between art and spectator WONDER at the Randwick Gallery Seeing the WONDER expo at the Randwick Gallery Assemblage artist Judith Goodman’s Atelier A visit to the atelier of assemblage artist Judith Goodman Pop-Up at Camberwell, November 2015 One of my doodles shown in a MA pop-up at Camberwell Blog goes jekyll 3 Upgrading the site to jekyll 3 and adding jekyll-scholar Tutorial: Block 1, Week 9 Using the e-library at ual, and continuing talk of elusive taxonomies Tutorial: Block 1, Week 8 This week, finishing the group critique and talk of elusive taxonomies Seeing TwoDaysART 2015 A visit to the TwoDaysART expo in Luxembourg Accepted into We ALL Draw @UAL2015 One of my doodles will be shown in We ALL Draw @UAL2015 Tutorial: Block 1, Week 7 This week, the first group crit Tutorial: Block 1, Week 6 This week, an introduction to Processing Nick Gorse — Research Methods (and a Project that Failed!) — Lecture 2015-16 #4 Nick Gorse gives a lecture about Research Methods (and a Project that Failed!) Tutorial: Block 1, Week 5 — First one-on-one with Jonathan Kearney The first one-on-one tutorial for my MA with course leader Jonathan Kearney Tutorial: Block 1, Week 4 Blogging and reflective learning The Lumen Art Prize 2015 Winners’ Gala Watching the Lumen Art Prize 2015 Winners’ Gala Tutorial: Block 1, Week 3 (Symposium 1 ctd.) Sarah, Katerina, Me, and Vanessa, present their recent practice and introduce their research proposal Blog Up Getting this blog up and running with markdown and jekyll Tutorial: Block 1, Week 2 (Symposium 1) Eng, Leonie, Patrick, and Terry present their recent practice and introduce their research proposal Hello, World The ubiquitous “hello, world” Tutorial, week #1 The first tutorial of the 2015-2017 MA Fine Art Digital online cohort And so it begins Offer Letter Interview, offer, accept Let’s chat on Monday There is a space Thinking of applying