Author: ajane

  • The 58th International Art Exhibition at the Biennale di Venezia

    The 58th International Art Exhibition at the Biennale di Venezia

    May You Live In Interesting Times curated by Ralph Rugoff11.05 – 24.11VeneziaGiardini / Arsenale May You Live In Interesting Times focuses on artists who challenge existing habits of thought and open up our readings of objects and images, gestures and situations. Their work grows out of a practice of entertaining multiple perspectives: of holding in…

  • A List of Names

    A List of Names

    (in no particular scheme of classification : taxonomy) John Cage / Allan Kaprow / Liam Gillick / Bernhard Leitner / Bill Fontana / Len Lye / Bruce Nauman / Chrissie Iles / Bill Viola / Christina Kubisch / Steve Roden / Adeena Mey / Erika Balsom / Maeve Connolly / Laure Prouvost / Richard Long…

  • Modes of display – Moving image

    Modes of display – Moving image

    Research visit to London – 17/11/2018 The Royal Academy of Art – Oceania 180 The Strand – Strange Days Tate Britain – Turner Prize 2018

  • Stills from ‘Cascade d’Ars’

    Stills from ‘Cascade d’Ars’

    Julie Stoneman Cascade d’Ars 2018 6:55 minutes

  • Claxton’s Hand (2018)

    Claxton’s Hand (2018)

    This video was filmed at Turner Contemporary, Margate, in May 2018, whilst on a visit to see Journeys with ‘The Waste Land’. “On Margate Sands. I can connect Nothing with nothing.” (T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land) Journeys with ‘The Waste Land’ is a major exhibition exploring the significance of T.S. Eliot’s poem The Waste Land through the visual arts……

  • Part 1: A dialogue with myself, inspired by XIAOYING YUAN

    Part 1: A dialogue with myself, inspired by XIAOYING YUAN

    This post begins by opening up dialogue with myself, inspired by the writings of Xiaoying (Juliette) Yuan, a Media Arts curator, currently living and working in New York, USA. Yuan’s blog writings are related to her PhD research (she gained her doctorate last year from the Planetary Collegium, University of Plymouth, UK) which questions the curator’s role…

  • Laure Prouvost

    Laure Prouvost

    I have secured a place on a course at CAMPfr – VIDEO & INSTALLATION ART WITH LAURE PROUVOST on 10/10/2018. The course aims to unpick aspects of conceptual installation art through classes and activities over five days and will include individual sessions to develop personal practice and projects.  Do you know of Laure?  Her work is mainly about …

  • Developing a research folder concept

    Developing a research folder concept

    How do I physically contain the research carried out in my part-time Curatorial Practice Masters?

  • Collections of and the act of collecting TBMA

    Collections of and the act of collecting TBMA

    To define collecting as an activity, you may go through images in your mind of All 4’s Britain’s Biggest Hoarders on TV wherein hoarding disorder specialists are brought in to treat people on the show with the condition, and asks ‘Will intensive therapy help?’ Or perhaps articles like this one from the Telegraph in 2015 through which Gill…

  • Ryoji Ikeda: test pattern [N°12]

    Ryoji Ikeda: test pattern [N°12]

    On the same day I visited Everything at Once at 180 The Strand, I had the opportunity to visit another exhibition on the ground floor, commissioned by Store X The Vinyl Factory. I took off my shoes as instructed and queued before entering a long rectangular room behind the reception area… Japanese artist, composer and…