connectionsYour interests –art history, music, dance, writing, general history,geography/place, contemporary practice, scienceStuff to do –Lists, aims and objectives, travel, breaksProjects –Set by NUA, set by yourselfPractical stuff -Coming in, using workshops, equipment, printing etcResearch –Writing -Visits –Placements, part of researchOpportunities yet to arise…………………………..Life ‘other than your practice’ –
feedback..........There is a desire for shorter deadlines so thatyou do more work – that somehow theresponsibility for the amount of work you dois somebody else’s. You could organise this inyour learning agreements – set yourself shortprojects with precise deadlines – take controlof your learning!
you and your work• The first 5 weeks of the year are aboutyou developing what you want to.
you and your work •It is about you identifying, developingand following a research path in both yourpractical and textural work.
you and your work•You will need to consider how to useyour time effectively as you cannot getthis time back.
you and your work•Learning agreement•Thinking about the future?•How do you want to use your time?•What do you want to learn?
you and your work•Supported by individual tutorials alongsidedevelopmental and skill based workshops.
you and your workIt envisage that this time will involve you in -•Research - Deciding on your path(s) of interestsand supporting your thinking.•Context - looking around at the work of othersand where work is seen - shops, galleries etc.•Experimenting - trying stuff out by using skillsand techniques.•Testing - making stuff, including final piece(s)•Reflection - on what you have done and thenpresenting it to others.
you and your work• It is expected that you will make a bodyof work for yourself - all of theseactivities - research, context,experimenting, testing, final completedpieces and reflection are your work.
research testing sampling designing finished pieces
reflection• Nov 5th–• Pecha Kucha• This is you presenting what you havedone, a chance to bring all your worktogether and decide on what to do next.
reflection• Pecha Kucha 20x20Is a simple presentation format where youshow 20 images, each for 20 seconds.The images advance automatically andyou talk along to the images –consider them as prompts.
reflection• Preparation.• We are very enthusiastic about this taskand its relationship to learning within thecourse.
reflection• This has been conceived as a rounding up ofyour initial body of work - after which it isanticipated that you will go on to furtherdevelop your work and practice - this is sothat you can now focus.• This is within the context that- you will be getting a response from yourcohort - this is feedbackand- you need to consider it - this is reflection.
whatwhat do you want to ofachieved in 5 weeks?this could form part of yourlearning agreement
focus• 4 weeks• Developing what your work is, could orshould be.• To beginning of Dec
focus• This is time to focus what it is that youdo, what you are interested in, to honeskills and develop techniques andprocesses.• It is expected that you will make a bodyof focused work for yourself.• Become an expert.
reflection• so -• consider what you want to tell uswhat you want us to knowwhat you want to learn• tell a story.• engage with your audience.• consider your learning.
Pecha Kucha - deadlines• monday June 3rd9.30 – 12.30 – lecturetheatre.• 10 images – 20 seconds each• support session.
Pecha Kucha - deadlines• PowerPoint with 10 slides emailed to me.• Correct format – PowerPoint 97- 2003.• see VLE unit 7 how to resize images.• Title – Pecha Kucha your name.• Deadline – Thursday 30thMay 12.30• anybody not correctly formatting,mistitling or sending after this time cannot be included.
the beginning of the endnow this is not the end. it is not eventhe beginning of the end. but it is,perhaps, the end of the beginning.Churchill