Author Archives: Abi Britton

About Abi Britton

Creative Events student from Kent.

Workshop sessions 4 & 5 – Filming and editing

We used our afternoon workshop sessions, and some out of class time to produce our short film for the installations. We shot the movie at a group member’s flat. This was mainly because the activity we had chosen to film … Continue reading

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Dada, Surrealism and Bauhaus

Dada Dada was an artistic movement that protested against  World War I This was an international movement which included many artists whose beliefs were similar to those of Marxists, theorising that the upper classes used ideological tools (such as the … Continue reading

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Worshop Session 3

During this session we attended a lighting workshop, in which we learnt how to light a person or object in front of a projected image, without the light washing out the projection. This could be applied to our installation pieces … Continue reading

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Works of Bruce Nauman

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Bruce Nauman

Bruce Nauman is a contemporary American artist. He uses sculpture, photography, neon, video, drawing, printmaking and performance. Works included filming his room at night, sexually explicit neon signs and a floating empty room. He aims to explores what art can … Continue reading

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Reading – Phillippe Auslander:Presence and theatricality in the discourse of performance and the visual arts

This weeks reading was by Phillippe Auslander taken from From Acting to Performance: Essays in Modernism and Postmodernism Key points of the piece: There are levels of ‘liveness’ – “the presence of an intital audience has no real importance to … Continue reading

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Workshop Session 2

Workshop session 2 review: In this week’s workshop session we had time for questions and answers regarding our blogs, before moving on to review the scores we had completed as an out of class excercise. We then reviewed methods for … Continue reading

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Score of an everyday activity

One of our tasks this week was to create a score of an everday activity. To do this I decided to choose an activity that is integral to my daily routine. I chose an action I do every day, because … Continue reading

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Futurism, Constructivism and Early Media

Futurism Futurism was an artistic movement that began in the 20th century The movement originated in Italy and influenced other countries Its  influence encompassed every art medium, from traditional art to film fashion, music and ood The founder of Futurism … Continue reading

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Works of Sophie Calle

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