A first - unsuccessful - try at realising an idea of gold threads connecting to my hand.
One of the first projects in the first year of UWE Fine Art was to develop an ideal space for art. I wanted to combine a couple of ideas that had been mulling in my head. The first was of a vision I had had: of golden threads extending from my hands across all time and space, symbolising a connection to all things in my own practice - not just that my practice depends on all others, but theirs depends on me. The other, connected, idea came from of William Kentridge, the idea of a Universal Archive:
A small side project: #uwezero
This was an ultimately unsucessful attempt to seed a campaign on social media to rate all UWE teaching as zero to campaign for zero fees this year as a protest against the reduced experience we had due to Covid restrictions.
Tick Tock (version 2)
The film below should be projected on three screens as in the image beneath.
Vanishing point series
Analysing other artists' use of perspective.
Archival film workshop
Archival film from Pathé mixed with scenes from Gilda (1946) and tracks from the Frequent Traveller album 'Real Life' (2020).
Collage with text
First go at a sound collage
Source material: the BBC Sound Effects Library and the provided loops in Apple Logic Pro