Sam Chirnside


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Texture on Canvas

Here I’m experimenting with texture on canvas, inspired by¬† Alesandro Ljubicic. Here I have experimented by mixing paint with corn flour to thicken it. This worked well and I am excited to work over the top of this. I had also mixed glitter in with the pink paint. While making this I had a feminine image in mind which is why the painting turned out to be ‘girly.’

Week 3- Video and Time

Our every day model of time is linear, sometimes circular. But there is no reason why we shouldn’t use some other shape to describe the passage of time. In fact, some of these shapes might be closer to our experience of time.

We Like to think of ourselves as moving through time, while the world around us remains still. Artists have thought about the relationships between space and time for centuries. Art is an area where alterative ideas about time can be explored.

How do ideas of time enter works of art?

  1. Video in art – Wolf Vostell, German View, 1958-9
  2. Video recording – Nam June Paik’s first video tape, 1967
  3. From videos of art to videos as art – Gerry Schum, Television Gallery, 1968-9
  4. Video as intervention – David Hall, TV Interruptions, 1971
  5. The video projector -Tony Oursler, Hello, 1996
  6. Fast motion – Tehching Hsieh, one year performance, 1980-1
  7. Slow motion – Douglas Gordon, 24 hour psycho 1993
  8. Backwards – Mark Wallinger, Angel, 7 mins 30 secs, 1997
  9. Circularity – Pipilotti Rist, Be nice to me, 2008
  10. Repetition – Geore Barber, Following your heart can lead to wonderful things, 2008, 5 mins 35 secs
  11. Abstract time – Christian Marclay, the clock, 24 hours, 2010
  12. Fictitious time – Ragnar Kjatansson, The End, 31 minutes, 2009
  13. Multiple times – Kutlug Ataman, Twelve, Approx 1 hour, 2003