Monthly Archives: April 2014

Do objects care?

This week’s article for discussion, Indifferent Objects by Laura McLean-Ferris which appeared in Art Monthly about eight months ago, is about the art world’s recent obsession with objects and what objects are thinking about this (not a lot, it seems). … Continue reading

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It’s not me, it’s my creative genie!

Recently at college I came across this video on YouTube, which shows Elizabeth Gilbert’s (author of Eat, Pray, Love) ‘Ted Lecture‘ on the meaning of creative genius and the effect of having a creative nature on the creative person. I … Continue reading

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Around the world in eighty arty farty cafes, just not this one

Ar the moment we are on holiday in Devon. Today we visited Plymouth. And, as is fairly normal, while we were there at lunch time we needed to find somewhere to eat. ‘Somewhere that sells paninies‘ my husband suggested. We … Continue reading

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Arty Farty Spherical Objects

Last week at college, we were tasked with reading a very challenging article about art. We haven’t yet had the chance formally to discuss the article in a controlled manner as the tutor was away, but we discussed a certain … Continue reading

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Yarn Bombing the Isle of Man

I’ve written about yarn bombing a couple of times before here because I love the idea of people creating art for everybody. I particularly like to hear about ‘art bombing’ projects because it has something cheeky and mysterious about it … Continue reading

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