Part 4 (Photography) – Assignment four (Self-assessment)

Assessment criteria Demonstration of subject based knowledge and understanding I think I've improved in this particular point, as my interest in learning more about the historical and cultural context of different artists and their work has grown. I paid more attention in my assignment, for example, to how context influenced and shaped Chris Marker's film La… Continue reading Part 4 (Photography) – Assignment four (Self-assessment)

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Part 4 (Photography) – Assignment four (Commentary)

Commentary on my experience of Part Four (Photography) I had no idea what to expect for this part of the course. Photography seems to me to be something very practical, so I was curious to see how I would get to read and write about it. Three research points in particular shine from all the rest; The Pencil… Continue reading Part 4 (Photography) – Assignment four (Commentary)

Part 4 (Photography) – Assignment four (Plan)

Assignment 4 relationship between art, message and photography explore themes time and place 1000 words Options: 1. Duane Michals' photography combined with text. American photographer, 1932 - . His photography is connected to journalism and is very narrative, either by his use of sequences or his use of text. Emotion, philosophy, sincerity, humor, poetic. (Does the… Continue reading Part 4 (Photography) – Assignment four (Plan)

Part 3 (Visual communications) – Assignment three (Commentary)

Commentary on experience of Part Three (Visual communications) The exercises I enjoyed the most in this part of the course were those of semiotic analysis; denotation and connotation, signifier and signified, literal element vs. meaning. I feel I can apply this knowledge to many of my future analyses and also to my own works as an artist. I… Continue reading Part 3 (Visual communications) – Assignment three (Commentary)

Part 3 (Visual communications) – Assignment three (Self-assessment)

Assessment criteria • Demonstration of subject based knowledge and understanding – I feel that with every research-based exercise and assignment, my understanding and knowledge of content and context does improve. Most of this knowledge seems to come by "accident" as I carry out research; e.g. painting in Lombardy, Renaissance ideals, AIDS epidemic in the 1990's in NYC (not mentioned… Continue reading Part 3 (Visual communications) – Assignment three (Self-assessment)

Part 3 (Visual communications) – Assignment three

Re-appropriating images Left: Sick Bacchus, 1593, oil on canvas, 67 x 53 cm, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) / Galleria Borghese, Rome, Italy / Wikipedia Right: Untitled #224, 1990, chromogenic color print, 121.9 x 96.5 cm, Cindy Sherman (1954 - ) / Collection of Linda and Jerry Janger, Los Angeles. 2012 Cindy Sherman / MOMA _ In… Continue reading Part 3 (Visual communications) – Assignment three

Part 3 (Visual communications) – Assignment three (Plan)

Re-appropriating images I begin this assignment by looking for examples of re-appropriation within visual communication. It took me some time searching around for the right image that could be both interesting to me and that could work well for the assignment. During the search I found Cindy Sherman. As soon as I saw her work, I was mesmerised by her series of History… Continue reading Part 3 (Visual communications) – Assignment three (Plan)

Assignment two – After feedback (Reflection)

I received my feedback for assignment two. I got really nervous before opening it and actually delayed doing so for a few hours. One of the things pointed out in the report is that I didn't reference any sources, and thus didn't demonstrate that I researched and read around. Since this was an interpretative assignment, I tried… Continue reading Assignment two – After feedback (Reflection)