Review of work in progress - March 2013

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End of Teaching Block 2 in the final year of my Fine Art MA. No more teaching, just the summer to crank out some work for the end of course show in September...

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Review of work in progress - March 2013

  1. 1. Year 2 - end of teaching block 2 reportThe MA Fine Art story this year - Peter Missen 26/03/2013
  2. 2. Ceramics and Glass workshops now our new MA Fine Art SpacePoignant that we are back in the same space that was such a hive of activity during the summerStill very pissed off that the fabulous facilities that formerly occupied our new MA space were cast out by the University authorities...24/7/365 access would be most appropriate for a research degree I had this 25 years ago on my last Masters degree!
  3. 3. My InfluencesFrancis BaconTriptychsThe number 3Binary notationHaiku poemsCodes
  4. 4. MA Fine Art end of year showMy Roles Assisting Maggie with coordination CCi professional practice fund committee member Treasurer − Community account is set up (£530 so far) − Spent £7.95 on Tally clickers & £4.00 on mirror plates Copy editor Team worker Been looking for locations as well...
  5. 5. Further Reading undertakenManwatching – Desmond MorrisFuzzy Thinking – Bart KoskoChance – Margaret Iversen - Whitechapel Art GalleryDada - art and anti-art – Hans RichterKenneth Martin – Tate GalleryThis is the Order – Issue 3Frank Stella – Robert RosenblumMondrian – Whitechapel Art GalleryEats, Shoots and Leaves – Lynne TrussLost for Words – John Humphrys
  6. 6. Further researchJeffery Steele House visits Interview Talks at ExhibitionsThe Rational AestheticPowers of Three – relentlessenergy.comBridget Riley Paintings and Drawings 1951-71
  7. 7. Community workAttend the SSCC meetings – Chaired one meetingAttended Purple Door event – Jon AdamsSigned up for Help the Aged projectFacilitated at “Create 2013”  Gritty art with Jon Adams
  8. 8. Create 2013
  9. 9. Create 2013 – Art 1 group
  10. 10. Create 2013 – Art 2 group
  11. 11. ExhibitionsSolo show - exhibited 8 paintings at theKings Theatre Southsea in January
  12. 12. Exhibitions to comeWorked on an idea for a show in March - – Was a NIGHTNMARE!!! – Good learning opportunity! (Marc will tell all)GASP – liaison with the GASP selection committee for our MA student show in April – Chess set, Japanese jug, binary tablet triptychMA interim show in June – Meteorite projectMA end of course show in September – Lots of stuff!
  13. 13. A Nightmare on Elm Grove!• Negotiated with Lou at Room 237 • 3 man show – Graham Humphreys, Marc, Me • For March 13th PV • One week show• Secured £500 CCi PPF one-off grant• All went “belly up” over insurance for Graham • Despite visits to talk over the situation with 237 staff• University H&S + Fire Officer visited Room 237 • Made them think about their space! • Now closing for at least 4 months • Screwed us for a September location for our MA show
  14. 14. Horror Symposium went ahead Event poster Graham Humphreys with his poster
  15. 15. @Paint my paintingsCollaboration via the webContributed to the first 4 projectsProject 5 on the boilFacebook/Twitter/YouTubeOrganised by Vincent Driscoll
  16. 16. @Paint my paintingsProject number 1 Project number 3
  17. 17. @Paint my paintingsProject number 2 Project number 4
  18. 18. MA Fine Art ProjectsMeteorite – Multiple installations, paintings, photographs1,000,000 wishes – InstallationChance/Randomness/Indeterminacy – Installations, film projectionParticipation Project – Standard 20”x30” boardsPop up project – with pop corn holdersLife drawing – Multiple media
  19. 19. Meteorite projectPlanned Pop Up Art Project Meteorites crashed into the earth from another world Various periods of time throughout history (Zelig) Multiple locations Photography at locations/green screen (Barry) Produce wall prints and book of photos Need smoke machine, Geiger counter, and lights...
  20. 20. Meteorite project Sketch by Marc Beattie
  21. 21. Meteorite project Sketch by Marc Beattie
  22. 22. Meteorite project Components @November
  23. 23. Meteorite project Component development
  24. 24. Meteorite project (today)
  25. 25. Meteorite project (today)
  26. 26. Meteorite project (today)
  27. 27. Meteorite project (cave paintings) Concrete on canvas Acrylic paint/pastels Threes feature throughout
  28. 28. 1,000,000 Wishes ProjectBased on Pete Codlings 1,000,000 Pebbles ProjectWishing well with “bricks” made with Petes pebblesBinary pattern in the face of the bricks3 pebbles per brick representing 3 bits8 bricks per course therefore 3 bytes per course6 courses in the well wall therefore 18 bytes totalPebble themes in each courseAny donations will go to charity
  29. 29. 1,000,000 Wishes ProjectSketch by Marc Beattie Sample bricks (face theme)
  30. 30. Chance/Randomness/IndeterminacyFilm taken on 12/12/12 – location Southsea beachSearch for 1 byte (8) of pebbles – nearly 14 minutes long
  31. 31. This years participation projectGiving folks the same Canvas board Picture – scary samurai maskTask Use their own style Produce an art work Medium of choice Two completed so far
  32. 32. Participations so far... Marc Beattie Johnny Hammer
  33. 33. CCi Skills - Life drawing sessions
  34. 34. CCi Skills - Life drawing sessions
  35. 35. Pop up pop corn holders• Plan to build a giant pyramid in the café • Up to the roof• Camera on a tripod in the corner• Sit at a table near the pyramid • With camera remote control• Take photos as people look/pass by• Photographically document what happens…
  36. 36. Eldon Café pop up… Later this week!
  37. 37. Photo-documenting local exhibitionsMany Photographic Albums on FacebookVisits to City Museum, Aspex, GASP, Southsea Library, Room 237, Make! Believe! Make! Re-Place, Going home, "Talkin’2 to myself..." (Eminem, Recovery, 2010) Defragmentation Infamous - adventures in pop culture, CUT STITCH B*TCH KITZCH Atelier Southsea grand opening
  38. 38. Documenting local exhibitions Kings Theatre - Southsea
  39. 39. Documenting local exhibitions Going Home - GASP
  40. 40. Documenting local exhibitions Re-place by Gillian Hawkins @ GASP
  41. 41. Documenting local exhibitions "Talkin’2 to myself..." (Eminem, Recovery, 2010) @ GASP
  42. 42. Documenting local exhibitions "Talkin’2 to myself..." (Eminem, Recovery, 2010) @ GASP
  43. 43. Documenting local exhibitions Atelier Grand Opening
  44. 44. Documenting local exhibitions Atelier Grand Opening
  45. 45. Documenting local exhibitions Atelier Grand Opening
  46. 46. Documenting local exhibitions Defragmentation @ Southsea Library
  47. 47. Documenting local exhibitions Documenting local exhibitions Make! Believe! Make! Alice Kettle @ City Museum
  48. 48. Documenting local exhibitions CUT STITCH B*TCH KITZCH @ 237
  49. 49. Documenting local exhibitions Infamous - adventures in pop culture @ 237
  50. 50. Trips to Exhibitions• Professional Image Makers Convention • London Hilton• Professional Beauty • London ExCel• London Super Comic Conference • London ExCel• Focus on Imaging • Birmingham NEC
  51. 51. London Super Comic Convention
  52. 52. Continued…
  53. 53. Codes – on ceramic slabs
  54. 54. Codes – on ceramic slabs
  55. 55. Codes – on ceramic slabs
  56. 56. Codes – on ceramic slabs
  57. 57. Codes – on ceramic slabs
  58. 58. Codes – on ceramic slabs
  59. 59. QRCodes
  60. 60. Thats all folksQuestions?

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