Show Time!

It’s All Part of The Experience ‘Ooooh get it for the insta!’ – too many people at art exhibitions [including myself], 2019. The factor of the ‘Experience’, within the contemporary context, is a priority when it comes to the notion of ‘the spectacle’. Let’s be honest, one does not simply go to an exhibition anymoreContinue reading “Show Time!”

Big Brother murdered JODI

MAD World Net Art and Post-Internet Art are our Neo-Fatalist topics for today! I won’t deny it, when I had my first lecture on Globalisation Theory and the Art Market I was beyond overwhelmed. To keep with the technological theme, one could say my brain had a meltdown and crashed spectacularily. During my first lectureContinue reading “Big Brother murdered JODI”

A Confrontation!

  We march and gather to demand a change; a change in mindset and policies to save our planet for future generations! The rhythmic chant of ‘HeyHo, Climate Change has got to go!’ verberated feverishly around me as I scurried through the crowd – my camera knocking against my side. The march, having started asContinue reading “A Confrontation!”

Macaroni with a side of Brexit

Satire The role of satire within society has always interested me, mostly because, as anyone who is close to me will know, I have a slight obsession with propaganda and the artwork that comes along with it. Through my seemingly compulsive and slightly obsessive research into satire’s function within society, one can not help butContinue reading “Macaroni with a side of Brexit”

Modern Artist or Visual Politician?- Dada (part 5)

Analysis of ‘Cut with the kitchen knife Dada through the last Epoch of Weimar Beer-Belly Culture in Germany’ by Hannah Höch  Last summer I was lucky enough to visit Berlin with my family, who I am still having to apologise to after turning our 4 day family holiday into an intense gallery hunt, as IContinue reading “Modern Artist or Visual Politician?- Dada (part 5)”

Modern Artist or Visual Politician? – Dada (part 4)

Analysis of ‘Dada Ernst’ by Hannah Höch Höch, Hannah. Dada-Ernst. 1920. Photomontage. The Israel Museum, Jerusalem.[1] In my blog post, ‘Modern Artist or Visual Politician- Dada (part 2)’, I discussed how an artist is able to adapt similar characteristics to that of a politician when cultivating a piece of political artwork that evokes the audienceContinue reading “Modern Artist or Visual Politician? – Dada (part 4)”

Modern Artist or Visual Politician? – Dada (part 1)

Over the short period in which I have decided to openly pursue a career in art, I have been asked on a number of occasions to what, in my opinion, it means to be an artist. After the seemingly hundredth time of being asked this repetitive question I began to, and to my dismay, questionContinue reading “Modern Artist or Visual Politician? – Dada (part 1)”