Tag Archives: Deleuze

Copying defects – the real vs the unreal

I am now marching (or being marched, it feels like) swiftly towards the Degree Show in the Fine Art department here in Wolverhampton. There is just one month to go. The studios are buzzing with ain air of creative stress … Continue reading

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How to create an artwork with indifference

I’ve been thinking today about what makes something a work of art and what makes something effective as a work of art (as opposed to ineffective). Assume the following scenario: a viewer has a negative response to a piece of art. … Continue reading

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Why I like the word ‘rhizome’

The great Gilles Deleuze introduced me recently, not personally, to the concept of the rhizome. A rhizome has two different meanings: a biological one and a philosophical one. The biological rhizome interests me because it is so beautiful. See the … Continue reading

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Are all artists existentialists at heart?

Existentialism is a philosophical idea which is centered on the idea of the individual as a disorientated and confused being in the face of an apparently meaningless or absurd world. When experiencing an existential dilemma, one feels alone in the … Continue reading

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