finishedness
when is a piece of work finished?
OED dictionary definition finish bring or come to an end,  complete;  to reach the end of a task or race etc consume all o...
creating images does the making of images have specific concerns around the idea of finish? we will  consider a number of ...
material/ matter content idea / intention
ideas  where do they come from?
what are you interested in? what are you attempting to communicate? at what point do ideas become intention?
content layout form/structure design
how does content relate to your intention?
physical qualities of materials appearance weight texture colour size
is there a particular balance in relation to the materials and the idea?
choice of materials paper metal plastic ink etc
 
do certain materials have a specific finished state?
function audience context timescale intention budget
factors effecting choice intention  - brief function  - functionality timescale -  budget -  audience - who location - con...
intention  - brief
is it important to know the ‘brief’ to make a judgement around ‘finishedness’?
function – functionality
does function relate to the making of images or just the form they are placed in?
timescale
how do deadlines affect the finish of work?
budget
is it possible to buy finish?
is it possible to buy finish?
is it possible to buy finish?
is it possible to buy finish?
is it possible to buy finish?
is it possible to buy finish?
audience
how does an acknowledgement of audience for the work affect the finish?
location - space  gallery library shop book magazine on-line mediated by systems
 
does the context complete the work?
function audience context timescale intention budget
what do you need from a piece of work in relation to the idea of finish? reflect on your role as a viewer
what elements would you have in your equation ?
consider the relationship between  maker viewer consider the criteria that you use to evaluate when/if a piece of work has...
material/ matter content intention
F=C i F=finished piece i=idea fully communicated
I+C+M=finished M=materials C=content I=intention
Shared experience  maker - purpose viewer - respect/understanding  = finished (
maker = viewer decide - display
i r t  u _  _  +  =  f maker i = intention t = thought process r = realisation u= understanding viewer o = open mind (  ) o
to say something + durable + well made + to produce  + =  define = reaction = wholeness = finite
PP + M + U + T  =  F 2  2  2 PP  = physical presence M  = meaning (intent & readability) U  = understanding intent T = tas...
8 = making  finishedness intuition  reaction inspiration
(F 1 +c 1 =u)x( - + - )=F 1 F = form C = content U = understanding M = maker V = viewer C = communication I = interaction ...
(g+l) x C = F g = goal reached l = looking polished c = contentness h = happy
viewer artist I A P O M B M M A
a work is finished when 2 + 2 = 5
 
is finished an issue ? can we (do we want to) create a structure/model where finished is not an issue ?
what specific role do the audience have in the completion of a bookwork ? can/do the audience finish the work ?  physicall...
does an idea only succumb to the idea of finish, finished,  finishedness  within a capitalist structure? i.e.  commodity  ...
dematerialization of object role of artists skills  process experts lateral thinking creative problem solving material und...
alternative structures ‘buying’ an idea authorship  intervention internet
is an object on the journey to what it is? or is it is destroyed as it finished, completed,  exhausted - dead ?
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  1. 1. finishedness
  2. 2. when is a piece of work finished?
  3. 3. OED dictionary definition finish bring or come to an end, complete; to reach the end of a task or race etc consume all of; put final touches to; last stage point where a race etc ends, complete state.
  4. 4. creating images does the making of images have specific concerns around the idea of finish? we will consider a number of elements and their relation to finish in the context of making images.
  5. 5. material/ matter content idea / intention
  6. 6. ideas where do they come from?
  7. 7. what are you interested in? what are you attempting to communicate? at what point do ideas become intention?
  8. 8. content layout form/structure design
  9. 9. how does content relate to your intention?
  10. 10. physical qualities of materials appearance weight texture colour size
  11. 11. is there a particular balance in relation to the materials and the idea?
  12. 12. choice of materials paper metal plastic ink etc
  13. 14. do certain materials have a specific finished state?
  14. 15. function audience context timescale intention budget
  15. 16. factors effecting choice intention - brief function - functionality timescale - budget - audience - who location - context
  16. 17. intention - brief
  17. 18. is it important to know the ‘brief’ to make a judgement around ‘finishedness’?
  18. 19. function – functionality
  19. 20. does function relate to the making of images or just the form they are placed in?
  20. 21. timescale
  21. 22. how do deadlines affect the finish of work?
  22. 23. budget
  23. 24. is it possible to buy finish?
  24. 25. is it possible to buy finish?
  25. 26. is it possible to buy finish?
  26. 27. is it possible to buy finish?
  27. 28. is it possible to buy finish?
  28. 29. is it possible to buy finish?
  29. 30. audience
  30. 31. how does an acknowledgement of audience for the work affect the finish?
  31. 32. location - space gallery library shop book magazine on-line mediated by systems
  32. 34. does the context complete the work?
  33. 35. function audience context timescale intention budget
  34. 36. what do you need from a piece of work in relation to the idea of finish? reflect on your role as a viewer
  35. 37. what elements would you have in your equation ?
  36. 38. consider the relationship between maker viewer consider the criteria that you use to evaluate when/if a piece of work has finishedness. develop your own equation.
  37. 39. material/ matter content intention
  38. 40. F=C i F=finished piece i=idea fully communicated
  39. 41. I+C+M=finished M=materials C=content I=intention
  40. 42. Shared experience maker - purpose viewer - respect/understanding = finished (
  41. 43. maker = viewer decide - display
  42. 44. i r t u _ _ + = f maker i = intention t = thought process r = realisation u= understanding viewer o = open mind ( ) o
  43. 45. to say something + durable + well made + to produce + = define = reaction = wholeness = finite
  44. 46. PP + M + U + T = F 2 2 2 PP = physical presence M = meaning (intent & readability) U = understanding intent T = taste (target audience) F = finished 2 2 2
  45. 47. 8 = making finishedness intuition reaction inspiration
  46. 48. (F 1 +c 1 =u)x( - + - )=F 1 F = form C = content U = understanding M = maker V = viewer C = communication I = interaction M V C I
  47. 49. (g+l) x C = F g = goal reached l = looking polished c = contentness h = happy
  48. 50. viewer artist I A P O M B M M A
  49. 51. a work is finished when 2 + 2 = 5
  50. 53. is finished an issue ? can we (do we want to) create a structure/model where finished is not an issue ?
  51. 54. what specific role do the audience have in the completion of a bookwork ? can/do the audience finish the work ? physically spiritually emotionally
  52. 55. does an idea only succumb to the idea of finish, finished, finishedness within a capitalist structure? i.e. commodity tradable commercial
  53. 56. dematerialization of object role of artists skills process experts lateral thinking creative problem solving material understanding communicators
  54. 57. alternative structures ‘buying’ an idea authorship intervention internet
  55. 58. is an object on the journey to what it is? or is it is destroyed as it finished, completed, exhausted - dead ?

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