Background ideas that led to the making of Local Internet.
I went out to look for the internet locally and found it under my feet. About Local Internet
https://youtu.be/Gx8G84ZPrps I wanted to bring together poetry and place by embedding words in landscape. Much of my art making involves walking and exploring boundaries between the digital and the analogue, online and offline, words as performance and as text. I am interested in art as research, art as adventure and the outdoors as art. This …
Social distancing was introduced to the UK around March 17, 2020 On the basis that art and performance can be used as research, to explore and express personal experience, I wondered what would happen if I walked through Carlisle town centre maintaining 2m social distancing, but do it as performance, choreographed like a dance or …
Art as Research. Research as Art.
A post about work by MOMA, the Museum of Modern Art in the USA, about art as a form of discourse, experiential learning, research and political activism.
Joshua Dudley Greer - photogrpher. Very evocative images of America.
I visited the Cumbria University staff show and was drawn to this work by the artistic partnership Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson. It captured a combination of the outdoors as art and art as research, showing a long-established mode of working combining the outdoors, art and research.
Using art as research to explore and express bird flight through drawing and poetry. Weekend April 26-26, 2020. Chris Reed.