Red velvet thoughts
Red, burgundy, blood, maroon, wine, scarlet, firebrick, rose, auburn, ruby, and lust, there is something about red, the consistency of it that draws me in. I want to explore its intensity, and dabble in its rich oeuvre. It speaks of energy, power, and strength. It raises blood pressures, it take no victims in its hunger. It’s a colour that makes me feel powerful, gives me strength like no...
Creating beautiful drawings, site-specific architectural installations and tactile sculptures, Susie Macurray should be a name on everyone’s lips. Her work is a soft whisper of sensual beauty. She is a British, international known artist who creates work that is strong, sensual and solid, yet vulnerable, temporary and fragile. They play on the physical, emotional experience, an art visceral in a...
Nuria Fester, When Someone Melts a Menhir
Located just passed the busy cultured streets in Friedrichstrasse, Hamish Morrison is my kind of gallery. It’s everything that I was looking for in terms of an exhibition space; the rawness of the gallery and lovely people, and well as the sculptures that were shown. I would even go as far as saying that this was one of the highlights of my time in Berlin. This is the third exhibition by...
Can my positivity be infectious or just irritating?
You know when you feel like your having a good day, and then you receive your feedback form from your last project, and suddenly, things are no longer good. They are fucking incredible. Invincible.
Some photos from a recent trip to the fascinating city, I wish I could have been there for longer, maybe a month at the least to truly understand all aspects of the city. Hopefully I’ll find that opportunity soon so I can go back, or just some free time to run back to Berlin. You know when you find a city that you know one day; you’ll live there? Well, mine is Berlin.
John Plowman Talk
Phyllida Barlow, Beacon Art Project, ‘sense of place: place of sense’, Sleaford, England, 2005 As part of our new collaborative project, the University has arranged two weeks of brilliant guests speakers and workshops to inspire us and get our juices flowing for the last eight weeks of first year. Today’s speaker, John Plowman, a director of Beacon Art Project, artist and curator, spoke of...
My practice incorporates knowledge of minimalism and a fascination with the juxtaposition of materials, the constant push and pull battle of my control with the object’s natural physicality. I find content in substances used in the urban surroundings, materials such as concrete, gloss paint and glass. I have found that the raw materials used in industrial landscape have recently engulfed...
Nervously watching paint dry.
For me, a woman who is absorbed in her work, who does not care about gaining...– Yohji Yamamoto (via thatkindofwoman)