your making - contextual framework social political personal critical/ theoretical historical geographical institutional cultural
social contextMaking and seeing art always takesplace in a social context. The way it isseen and how it is seen are culturallyconstructed.Audience for work - who isincluded/excluded/implicated on theways an image is produced, circulatedand consumed
personal contextBiography - narrative of the selfparticular issues - memoriesWhat motivates/ drives you?Your particular skills as an artist/designer/writer/photographerWhat strategies do you use when thework is not going well?How do you relate to the forces that inpart condition what you know and inwhich you make things?
critical/theoretical contextDoes your work relate to particularcritical debates about contemporary artand design practices?Is your work informed by/engagingwith/contesting particular theoreticalframeworks/issues?
cultural contextIn it’s broadest sense - ‘a whole way oflife’ - this relates to all the othercategories.More specifically, what works of artists,designers, writers, filmmakers,photographers, musicians are importantto you and your work - why?