Assignment one – After feedback (Reflection & reworked essay)

Reflection I was nervous while sending the first assignment, especially after dedicating myself so much to it and having no idea what to expect. The feedback was so much more thorough than I expected and I realised how many details I had missed even after re-checking my essay numerous times. There were also some issues about what to include or… Continue reading Assignment one – After feedback (Reflection & reworked essay)


Assignment one – Part B

The Battle of Orgreave, 2001 I will be analysing and interpreting Jeremy Deller's The Battle of Orgreave. The piece is a re-enactment of the 1984 strike by the National Union of Mineworkers in Yorkshire, England. My main interest is in revealing how this piece deals with the themes of time and place, and then in exploring the way that a historical event can take… Continue reading Assignment one – Part B

Assignment one – Part B (plan)

Interpret Jeremy Deller's Battle of Orgreave and reflect on the importance of time and place in this piece. Write 800-1,000 words.            Title: 'Battle of Orgreave, 2001' Introduction (100 words): I will be analysing Jeremy Deller's Battle of Orgreave and how it deals with the themes of time and place (essence sentence). The piece is a re-enactment… Continue reading Assignment one – Part B (plan)

Assignment one – Part A

Reflective learning What is art? My views towards art haven't changed but rather expanded and grown. I still stand by my position that art that focuses on its formal qualities and aesthetic value isn't necessarily less meaningful or thought-provoking than art that emphasises concept above all else. But some inspiring examples of contemporary art show me that they can make use… Continue reading Assignment one – Part A