Monday, January 31, 2011

notes from crits


Notes from crits

Make process more evident
Make stages more evident
Change the focus
Panel is distracting /wood doesn’t help
Work on paper
Size: chart size?
Images are muddy at this scale
What is my point of view?
How do I feel/ what am I trying to say?
Reference Tree of Life Kabbalah diagrams
Reference alchemy diagrams
Cross sections

Which is better to represent the body 2d or 3d or combo
Get beyond reproduction of diagram
More change from healthy to ill
Intention with image
Inside verses outside
Healthy verses unhealthy

Subjective verses objective:

Where is the person?

How does your work produce meaning/ what vehicles are you using

Create own anatomical language
Decide what kind of mark making you respond to
Specimen board
Too homogeneous
Susan Sontag-
Elaine Scarry-
Stelarc
Performance art
 Viennese Actionism- destroy body
Hermann Nitsch
Chloe Piene
Anatomy theaters
Foucault- birth of the clinic
Werner Herzog
History of dissections
Too much visual info
Inigo manglano ovalle
Alex grey
luc tuymans
Marleen mcarty
Where do I stand?
Look at real cadaver not illustrations
Try to create my own performance piece
I am trying to create a visual representation for a physical / psychological event by combining the scientific and the emotional.
Neutral idiosyncrasy
Vienna fools tower
Anatomical main
Sally Mann- what remains?
What is my intent?
Why does it look like 19th century anatomical studies?
Nostalgic… but why
Marc Dion
Alexis Rockman
Digital mapping space
Technology to see inside/outside
Scale- actual size? HUGE?
Look at 3-d modeling
Virgil Wong
Cavity gravitas
Jess collage artist
 Look at artists who Paint with blood/blood as pigment
Mark Quinn frozen blood busts
Frankenstein
Organ transplant
CIA guy who makes face prosthetics
Layers
Joe Coleman
Each person’s anatomy doesn’t necessarily look the same… what if they were an asshole, would their heart be smooth or knarly
Signs of decay on the outside/person at every level
OR are you interested in how the body is portrayed both scientifically and metaphorically
Work with wax
Kiki smith
corporal manifestations at mutter museum 
Pin on dissecting trays
Cornell boxes
Display object
What is the connection Archive/ collections
James Alkins
Spectacular body Barbara Stafford
Martin Kent
Draw meat/flesh is flesh
Flesh of people/animal/fruit/nature
 Go back into drawings to gain more continuity with background,
Metaphors of what your after.
Modern vs 19th century depictions of anatomy
How has the body been seen (microscope,x-ray,camera)
When someone decays its either dry or mushy
Life of man

List of 5 words from Adams crit.
Systems
Visceral
Spiritual
Evolution
Mapping

Anatomical
Scientific
Chart like
Specimens
Textural?

Progressive
Transparent
Documentaries
Colorful
Contemplative

Organic
Process
Layers
Symbolic
Serial

Fascinated
Artifact
Texture
Different views
Scientific

Interior verse exterior
Neutrality if medical imagery versus the ultimate pain

No comments:

Post a Comment