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2014-10-14 09.15.04

figures – developing ideas

Thinking about the idea of making the figures flexible (to some extent) and ways of doing this but keeping text, which is important. I returned to a hybrid of my undergrad soft sculpture bodies...

healthhumanities

madness and literature

Useful bibliography from madnessandliterature.org (although scanning it I suspect that it is predominantly North American), and the madness and literature website is incredibly unappealing. The International Health Humanities Network website is more inviting, and may...

2014-10-10 13.12.51

armatures

Into the world of armatures – in fact I have been using them for my figures, but for those my armatures consisted of screwed up magazine pages and masking tape, and armature conjures up...

2014-10-09 15.14.49

henry moore revisited

I’ve been  thinking a lot more about figurative work. Had a good supervision session with Nat discussing development of the figures. We talked  about them becoming more interactive with their environment – placing them...

cage

cages and cocoons

Lots of free thinking over the summer has led me to ideas of cages and cocoons, or perhaps cages vs cocoons? I started with ideas of integrating text more overtly into my figures; researching...

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figurative sculptors

I need to move my papier mache figures on, but I’m not sure how. At our last supervision Nat talked about the way that currently the figures are ‘wearing’ the texts, rather like a...

koeman

football diversion

The excitement (and craziness) of the football transfer day deadline ended last night at 23.00h (although in fact some signings weren’t completed until 01.30h) A record £835m was spent during the UK summer transfer...