• Exhibition Review – STRANGE DAYS.. MEMORIES OF THE FUTURE

    Last year I hated “everything at once” that was shown at the store X. I was absolutely gutted that a huge exhibition delivered absolutely nothing to me. So, this year I was hesitant as I thought maybe the store X has just become trendy and does not show art that I find valuable. This year …

  • Lecture notes – Ben Fitton / Criticality

      BEN FITTON – CRITICALITY IRIT ROGOFF: ‘SMUGGLING’ AN EMBODIED CRITICALITY 2006 Meaning is never produced in isolation, but rather through intricate webs of connectedness Audiences produce meaning through relation with one another through the temporality of the event – meaning is not excavated for; it takes place in the present (a shift from the …

  • LECTURE NOTES / ANDREW CHESHER

    ROLAND BARTHES CAMERA LUCIDA 14/05/18 PUNCTUM / STUDIUM – Punctum is an object or image that jumps out at the viewer within a photograph- ‘that accident which pricks, bruises me.’ Punctum can exist alongside studium, but disturbs it, creating an ‘element which rises from the scene’ and unintentionally fills the whole image. Punctum is the …

  • Lecture Notes – Dan Smith

    THE COPY 30/04/18 This lecture addresses the idea of the copy and simulation within art and contemporary culture. The copy will be explored in terms of uncertainty and the possibility of deception. The session will also be an opportunity to think about the copy and simulation in a positive light, as a way of thinking …

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