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Models of Memory - Chapter 1

More musings from the past. Edited to make more sense. Another topic I am keen to expand. 

Bachelard and The Poetics of Space

The first model of memory and place I will explore is derived from poetics of space by Gaston Bachelard, Bachelard writes of the importance of memory and experience when inhabiting a place. 2,033 more words


Notions 0f Space in Contemporary art

Taken from my Fine art studies in 2013. Before re-entering into the world of art, education and comprehensive, critical thinking I thought it best to revisit some of my past opinions (ones that may not be current, or may have evolved as I have seen and encountered more). 2,594 more words


PREVIEW:Architecture as Metaphor, Griffin Gallery

On display from the 9th March, Griffin Gallery’s upcoming exhibition will explore the influence between architecture, design and fine art. 

Featuring the work of 30 artists including Phyllida Barlow, Tony Carter, Rachel Whiteread and Sir Michael Craig-Martin, the exhibition will present a wide range of work in a variety of media to examine the influence of architectural imagery in contemporary art. 133 more words

Exhibition: Yorkshire Sculpture Park - 'Transparency'

Another sunny visit to YSP and multiple exhibitions to enjoy, the range really demonstrating the scope of art covered by this place.  As the main reason for my visit was the exhibition ‘Transparency’ I have focused on that in this post; if I have time, I will post on the others I saw.   1,188 more words

Exhibitions And Artists

Outsider Art

More art.

This time in the grounds of Houghton Hall, built for the first British Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole and pleasingly only a short distance from where Mrs Weir and I spend our weekends (for clarification it’s also where we spend our weeks). 80 more words