Am I enough?

Margins and Marginalisation "I've sat listening at the feet of enough Black women to know they all deserve to tell their own stories. But here we are, mourning." Darnell Lamont Walker In the age of #Blacklivesmatter, does this mean that all Black Lives 'Matter' equally? Is the response to the killing of Black people in... Continue Reading →

Bibliography- Resolution and Exhibition

  Books hooks, B. (2014) Black Looks : Race and Representation, Taylor & Francis Group, London. Available from: ProQuest Ebook Central. Fanon, F., & MARKMANN, C. L. (1967). Black skin, white masks. (18th ed. ) New York. Grove Press Journal Articles CRISTIAN, R., 2017. The Art of Erasure: Jean-Michel Basquiat's Olympias. HJEAS : Hungarian Journal of English... Continue Reading →

My Mothers day: The Hidden Figures

  MA3: Resolution and Exhibition Margins and Marginalisation: The modern Muse 20.03.20 Weinstein (2008) states "Grief is regarded primarily as a psychological or intrapersonal expression in reaction to a major loss, but one which also encompasses spiritual, behavioural and somatic elements..." GRIEF is something that cannot be explained. It cannot be described; I feel it... Continue Reading →

Layering the muse: A critical discussion into script, lettering and layers. part 3

MA3: Resolution and Exhibition Margins and Marginalisation: The Modern Muse 04.03.20 Working with layers, text and script- A reflection of my own work. In mid-February, I went to a creative session using mixed media and layering. In the course, the art educator, Simon, gave us suggestions on how to create an engaging piece using spray... Continue Reading →

Cross Cohort Crit: 27.04.20

MA3: Resolution and Exhibition Margins and Marginalisation: The Modern Muse 23.04.20   My work: I am looking at portraiture studies of significant and influential Black British women. Aspect/View 1 My studies are completed with a black background and white pencil. My studies are drawn on a minimum of the A3 size, and I use a... Continue Reading →

Banners and quilts: The protest and the story-A final response.

MA3: Resolution and Exhibition Margins and Marginalisation: The Modern Muse. 15.03.20    Brainstorming a final response.  In a short brainstorming session with my fellow MA'er Paula, I discussed the presentation of my work.  I want my response to Margins and Marginalisation: The Modern Muse to be a standalone piece that could be hung up and... Continue Reading →

Layering the muse: A critical discussion into script, lettering and layers. part 2

MA3: Resolution and Exhibition Margins and Marginalisation: The Modern Muse 04.03.20 Continuing the discussion on the use of layering and text, I came across the artist Rasheed Araeen, in my book British Black Art: Debates on Western Art History by Sophie Orlando. The artist and writer Rasheed Araeen introduces his discussion on his positioning in... Continue Reading →

Museum study on El Anatsui: Triumphant Scale- A contextual study.

MA3: Resolution and Exhibition Margins and Marginalisation: The Modern Muse 07.10.19 El Anatsui’s recent exhibition Triumphant scale at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar. Anatsui, has, as an artist had a prolific and successful career, who has crafted his skill over the past 70 years. I've missed a number of his exhibitions in... Continue Reading →

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