John Singleton: The Death of Major Peirson, 6 January 1781 These first portrait I found was very interesting and powerful. This portrait celebrates the British defence of Jersey against French invasion in 1781 and also pays tribute to a young Major, Francis Peirson, who lost his life in the process. This portrait reminded me of… Read More Tate Britain exhibition
22.1.16 Visiting on of my favorite galleries,the ‘Saatchi gallery’ gave me loads of inspiration and motivation. I was amazed by the unique portraits/paintings and art work related to my FMP. Here are some of the art displays which I found interesting and enjoyed looking and reading about: These paintings were very inspirational. It was a… Read More Saatchi Gallery
Notting Hill Carnival is a cultural based street festival event were the community and people from around the world go to party and have fun. Carnival happens every year on August 24th and 25th,always on a sunday and bank holiday monday. At carnival there are dance groups in costumes-from young children/babies to adults, drum bands,… Read More Notting hill carnival
‘What is Luxury? interrogated how luxury is made and understood. Luxury has a long history of controversy. More recently, the increase in prominence and growth of luxury brands against the backdrop of social inequality has raised new questions about what the term means to people today. Changes in culture and communication have also stimulated interest… Read More Victoria and Albert Museum
The NAVIGATORS was built by David Kemp in 1986. He was inspired by London Bride City & invented this sculpture in collaboration with the Galleria architect, BOB CLEMENTS, who designed the pool to reflect the Victorian buildings & their Thames-side location. I was interested in this sculpture because it reminded me of slavery and the Rastafarian martyr.… Read More The Navigators, by David Kemp
Giannandrea Poesio has been involved in publication of essays, monographs and books, teaching, many projects and has amazing qualifications. He was born in Italy and moved to the UK to complete a PhD in Dance History at the University of Surrey. He has worked with international companies, theatres and institutions such as the Royal Opera,… Read More Giannandrea Poesio Lecture
Sketchbook research is one of my strengths, however I do struggle with laouts and how to present the page. Throughout my 3rd year I have been working on my layout preentation and believe I have improved.