Louise Brady – The Art of Andy Goldsworthy

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I thought I would use this blog entry to post some information about the artist Andy Goldsworthy – who, I feel, is exploring the same issues through visual art, as those of ecocriticm.  Midsummer Snowballs, London, 2000. He uses no man-made materials in the production of his work – his work exists temporally and is site specific, produced in both natural and urban settings. He came to mind while I was reading… Read More

Tommy Flavin: Documentary Is Like Really Expensive Therapy

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The idea of this blog is to document the process of developing art from its inception through to its eventual culmination as part of the exhibition and symposium, METAMORPHOSIS. So to kick off my own series of posts, I thought I’d give a little background as to myself and my own practise. Here, I’m going to talk about how documentary making can be weirdly therapeutic. It might sound odd to say, but… Read More

Louise Brady: The Beauty of Collaboration

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Interpret theory, don’t demonstrate it – words of advice passed on while in college that seem very pertinent now when reading through Fearghal’s research and mulling over possible ideas for an art work. A little out of my comfort zone, with the main area of interest in my work being film theory, the paradox of cliché, love and the disintegration of romantic ideals and Fearghal’s being representations of nature in medieval Irish… Read More

Metamorphosis | Art as Research. Research as Art

Welcome to the inaugural blog post of The Metamorphosis Project The Metamorphosis Team are absolutely thrilled to announce the launch of our multidisciplinary project planned for February 2016. The project has been in formation for many months, growing a team of vibrant, talented young artists and academic researchers  with a synergy of knowledge, ideas and creative practice. The idea behind the project first sprung to our founder, Jennifer Halton, in late 2014, as she explored… Read More