a critical framework for creative practice

The following are a collection of responses I just submitted for an assignment.  They cover cultural appropriation, colonisation/decolonisation, and in my own practice the deep-seeded politicisation of self-expression.  The task was limited to 1000 words, so i didn’t get into it as deep as I’d like…  but it’s a start… 1. Cultural Appropriation: by whichContinue reading “a critical framework for creative practice”

ICONS & INFLUENCES

For the current video project will explore the influence of the following  two film works on my aesthetic and philosophical outlook as an artist: Chris Marker: SANS SOLEIL Specifically the use of voice and sound over seemingly randomised ‘home movie’ style and found footage – the juxtaposition of visual and verbal imagery generating harmony and dissonanceContinue reading “ICONS & INFLUENCES”

What We Talk About When We Talk About Art

a deeper, more inclusive public conversation For too long, public discussion around the arts has been limited to the superficial, publicity-oriented back-pages of newspapers, or ‘human-interest stories’ at the end of a news program. While few people will deny the transformative power of what artists can do – we often talk about the work in waysContinue reading “What We Talk About When We Talk About Art”