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Constellation; Trip to Artes Mundi

As a part of our constellation subject, we were asked to meet and view the new Artes Mundi exhibition at the National Museum in Cardiff. I visited the previous iteration of this art fair, and was blown away by the work shown at that point; hoping to find a similar level of work at the current fair, I was extremely excited to view it; but when I got there, some of the works did nothing for me, if not made me quite annoyed at the pieces. 1,079 more words



This was my first study course with the OCA as it was the first one that was reasonably close, but I had some reservations about how relevant it would be for me.   3,045 more words


National Museum of Wales, Cardiff: ARTES MUNDI

This Morning, I went and had a look around the Artes Mundi Exhibiton at the national museum of Wales, Cardiff. Artes Mundi is a prestigious contemporary art prize, the UK’s biggest in fact and so I expected it to be an interesting space as well as it containing interesting approaches and innovative ideas within art. 748 more words


{ Art about staying put }

I have this friend Paige, who totally gets inside my head sometimes. She sends me articles about place and community, and it infiltrates my brain-parts and strikes me when I’m, say, walking to work through alleys in Missouri’s capital city. 413 more words


Beyond precarity

It is a concept that has become a popular buzzword in the art world. The notion of precarity was delicately referenced by the Art Gallery of Peterborough’s… 1,065 more words

The Slant

Preservation as Social Practice: Theaster Gates

Thanks to my dear friend Lisa Yun Lee I had the opportunity to tour three of Theaster Gates’ urban building projects on the South Side of Chicago yesterday. 653 more words

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