Winchester Gallery

An exhibition is not merely complete when set up, it is the beginning of it’s journey, the start of the story that only we, as the viewer, can conclude. An exhibition, Ralph Rugoff states in Paula Marincolas What Makes a Great Exhibition is a form of escapism, a small interactive distraction from the everyday. The […]

KNOWLEDGE

What does the library mean to you? What does the library mean to you? Knowledge. As part of the library induction we were proposed in groups to curate a visual representation of what the library means to us. Collectively we deliberated and landed on the word knowledge – the contents of a library gives us […]

IDEAS ON CURATION FOR SOUTHSEA GREEN EXHIBITION

So how do we create a ‘great’ exhibition when each person has a different concept of greatness? Good art is subjective, the viewer may come away from an exhibition with mind altering questions of what they’ve seen, whereas someone visiting the same gallery may have been strolling around bored – it’s subjective. Creating a great […]

SOUTHSEA GREEN EXHIBITION

“[…] alternative spaces, where a quicker response time, more curatorial autonomy, and less financially onerous stakes allow for a concomitantly greater ability to experiment and take risks. […] – bigger is not necessarily better.” What Makes a Great Exhibition; Introduction: Practice Makes Perfect, Paula Marincola, 2015. The Southsea Green exhibition has been a great experimentation […]

SOUTHSEA GREEN EXHIBITION p.9

I have regrettably left advertisement for the show very late and only just started designing a poster for the exhibition. We wanted to incorporate the theme of the show being based within a garden on the poster as well as making it eye catching and simple to engage potential goers. This is the first idea […]

ONION ILLUSTRATIONS p.7

ICARUS (trilogy) I really liked the Icarus trilogy (as shown in p.4) and wanted to expand the illustrations further, not only by using colour and a canvas base, I also used a larger size, the A3 boards make the paintings stand out and emphasise the blue and gold colour contrasts. (Part. 3 Icarus as seen […]

SOUTHSEA GREEN EXHIBITION p.8

In ‘Exhibition’ by Lucy Steeds, Peter Osbourne is quoted in using the term “Constructive Intent” in regards to exhibitions not just being a display of the aesthetic, but a creation in itself, a construction of a space with intent to probe discussion, debates and ideas. Exhibitions do not exist to make the audience question how […]