‘Harvest’ is two choreographed environments which bring to life a multi-layered set of narratives that play upon childhood memories, issues connected to cultural heritage and institution. 237 more words
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for my Ready made i have chosen candles. i like the idea of making something with limited materials, only using wax and string is quite challenging but i feel i could show skill and technique with these limited materials.I think i may want to make a sculptural form, which either relates to candles themselves or has the context of heat or burning as i feel this will be an interesting point of view to take, i want to make a structure that displays my skills and is all aesthetically pleasing. 185 more words
We live in a world full of objects, some of which are essential for our continual existence.
Now imagine a world without objects, what do you need to survive… where would you start… what are the simple objects that enable you to function efficiently as a human. 474 more words
Artist pranks the original prankster, and makes us reevaluate what art isn’t.
Art history tells us Marcel Duchamp’s submission of a urinal to the exhibition of the Society of Independent Artists in 1917 was the greatest artistic achievement of the last century, creating the avant-garde and setting art on a bold new trajectory. 1,315 more words
The “readymade” was invented by a poet in 1915.
“What is the difference between a ketchup label, and a poem?” asked poet Ivor Unsk. A little known poet and drinking companion of Marcel Duchamp, Russian immigrant Unsk was the person who originally conceived of the “readymade”. 619 more words