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 […]

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 […]

SOUTHSEA GREEN EXHIBITION p.7

Obrist’s ‘Kitchen’ exhibition is of huge influence for this exhibition. The mix between Art and Reality and Art and Life. The artists involved in the exhibition did not alter the space they were provided with, rather they adapted to it, they injected their work within the kitchen and became part of the room – part […]

SOUTHSEA GREEN EXHIBITION p.6

Hopefully by having this more approachable and interactive exhibition it will allow more dialogue about the Art. The visitor can feel confident to ask questions in an informal manner within the venue with no pressure to understand or feel intimidated by the artwork of space. “An in-between situation that linked art, design, architecture, bringing people […]

SOUTHSEA GREEN EXHIBITION p.5

Lucy Lippard was interested in the concept of Art not neceserily existing in physical form. It coul dbe a social event, the life found within cities and communities. “Transform the activity of Art making into something experienced daily by the inhabitants of the cities […] taking artwork outside of the museum system […] into the […]