Tag Archives: things

I still haven’t seen Rocky III

Over the month of August, the MA fine art and art and design by research students were given the opportunity to hold a group show at The Lighthouse in Wolverhampton entitled ‘We are not boxers, but we have seen Rocky … Continue reading

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Playing with dimensions

A couple of weeks ago I stumbled across an exhibition of the work of Franz West at Tate Modern. I didn’t know much about him before I went so I trotted off to the gallery space clutching my ticket to … Continue reading

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The eternal circle – virtual becomes real again

I dabbled in painting my virtual reality drawings a couple of months ago, using whatever I had to hand at the time, which was three linen canvases and a piece of board. I’ve written about that experiment here. Since then, … Continue reading

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The object I couldn’t live without is…

What would you expect the answer to be to this question? Something treasured, something alive? Something vital to life? Some unique artefact of sentimental object with a personal history? Or perhaps something useful? When I posed this question to my … Continue reading

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Duckie vs Fortnight – what would you give up?

In my research for my Masters I am looking at our relationship with real, tangible objects – things we can have a haptic experience with – compared with our relationship with virtual intangible objects (hyperobjects) such as Facebook, Twitter, digital … Continue reading

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Fuzzy Things

In my obsession with the thingyness of things, or to borrow the term coined by Jane Bennett, the ‘power of things’, and our relationship with objects, all stuffs, whether they be real, virtual, real, hyper-real, tangible, intangible, factual or fictional, … Continue reading

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Do objects have to be tangible to be loved?

I’m obsessed with objects and things (which, incidentally, aren’t the same – an object is specific and a thing is transient). Most of my art centres around objects and what they do for us and the ‘thingyness of things’ so … Continue reading

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