Category Archives: Artists

From the Perspective of the Artist in Residence

My computer seems to have broken down! so this month’s blog is going to be delayed slightly… Advertisements

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From the Perspective of the Artist in Residence – Intro

Artist in Residence (AiR) programmes enable artists to take time and space away from their usual environment and commitments, to reflect, carry out new research and to explore their practice in depth and develop new skills. Experiencing life in a … Continue reading

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The Art of Encounter & Mono-ha, Lee Ufan at Versailles

Throughout history the act of connecting with space has influenced the physical and psychological development of man in all cultures. The phenomenologist Maurice Merleau-Ponty in his book ‘The Phenomenology of Perception’, claimed that an understanding of one’s environment enables a … Continue reading

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Total Fabrication: bringing making to the gallery

There is something special about working directly with raw materials and using hands on making processes.  This contact enables the maker to build a deep understanding of the nature of the material they are working with, which, opens up many … Continue reading

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Naoshima Paradise – Part 3, Chichu Art Museum – 地中美術館、直島

Ando Tadao’s Chichu Art Museum, completed in 2004, is located in a site of incredible natural beauty next to the Seto Inland Sea, Japan.  The museum is built entirely underground so that it doesn’t interfere with the surrounding environment and … Continue reading

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Naoshima Paradise – Part 2, Art House Project – 家プロジェクト、直島

The Art House Project is located in the small fishing town of Honmura in the east of Naoshima.  It began as an experiment in 1998 extending the site-specific works around Benesse House in the south of the island (see previous … Continue reading

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