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Victoria and Albert Museum contemporary ceramics room

Whilst visiting the V&A I took the opportunity to visit the contemporary ceramics room. Initially I wanted to visit and see ‘Silent Tears’ by Taraneh Hemami but I quickly became facinated with a number of pieces within the gallery. 51 more words

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Victoria and Albert Museum - exploration of historical mourning

The V&A have a fantastic resource on their website that allows you to search the collections for items by keyword. This gave me fantastic opportunity to search for items specifically related to the active morning historically.I spent some time researching and saved items I was particularly interested in within… 283 more words

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Victoria and Albert Museum disobedient objects

This fascinating exhibition explores the role of Craft and the handmade within political activism. The exhibition explores objects used within the fight for social and political change from the 1970s onwards. 184 more words

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Exploration of artists using rope

I’ve started to explore artists who use rope within their practice. There are a few who really stand out for me.

Heather Pickwell has used rope to explore cells and mutation / cell growth. 61 more words

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Site Specific Bodmin Prison initial ideas

After my visit to Bodmin Prison during the summer I have become more and more fascinated with it. Whilst there I bought the following books: 294 more words

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Common, Sentient, Unseen: A Pre Assignment Four Reflection

Part Four the Open College of the Arts Digital Photographic Practice module is concerned with ‘reality and intervention’.  The assignment is concerned with the preparation of an image for a magazine cover.   320 more words

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Portraying Fish (and other Marine Animals)

This post is one of several prepared as part of the Open College of the Arts Digital Photographic Practice module; specifically Assignment Four.  In this assignment I am addressing the p… 531 more words

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