Part 5 (Textiles) – Assignment five (Self-assessment)

Assessment criteria Demonstration of subject based knowledge and understanding In order to achieve a broad understanding of the subject content, I drew both from my personal knowledge and from research (primary and secondary sources). I was unable to obtain a full historical knowledge of the subject due to limited information, though perhaps with more time… Continue reading Part 5 (Textiles) – Assignment five (Self-assessment)

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Part 5 (Textiles) – Assignment five (Commentary)

Commentary on my experience of Part Five (Textiles) I feel like I've read and written so much in Part 5 that it's hard to figure where to start. I started this part of the course thinking that I had a good knowledge of textiles but quickly realized that I really didn't. Starting from the very first exercises,… Continue reading Part 5 (Textiles) – Assignment five (Commentary)

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)

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 (After feedback)

Reflection I think that for this assignment I took some steps back and some steps ahead. My tutor has been changed and still I'm being pointed out that I tend to try and cover too many points at the same time, instead of going more in depth with the most important points. Some of the… Continue reading Part 3 (Visual communications) – Assignment three (After feedback)

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)