The Black Box Model

The Black Box Model relies on the idea that we are no longer able to understand complex systems; we rely on straight forward explanations that stimulate our emotions and images to comprehend things. It is unfortunate to see what type of consumer behaviour model we are heading towards however I do think it is important …

Making the Pitch

In my current project I am researching a way of building a dialogue and confidence in interpretation for viewers within artistic and cultural venues by using digital techniques. My latest intervention considered dialogue between viewers within a test drive exhibit. I exposed two different artists, an up-coming photographer and a well-known artist. I exposed two …

Intervention 5.0 – Analysis of the Results

RESULTS  Each stakeholder participating in the intervention were handed digitally and in hard copy the following documents. Working under two sections; Imagination and Interpretation. The first tool under section one was a menti  word generator. The second one gave stakeholders the opportunity to write whatever they wanted under 250 words by answering the following « …

Intervention 5.0

As a result of further readings I came to gather intent for a fifth intervention that will hopefully inform my project and question. The overall research project is aiming to improve the dialogue between viewers in gallery/ museum settings. Giving a digital tool that will ease conversation and give pointers for an educated interpretation of …

Cross-Analysis Competitors/Gatekeepers

Mapping Exhibit related That’s App Milan base app that focuses on giving the public exhibit information (location, date, openings etc). They are apparently in process with Google in London which would mean they are developing probably extra features. Exhibitionnary  Very similar to “That’s App”. The app is settled in the following cities; Basel, Beijing, Berlin, …

Redirecting & Focus

As a result of further discussion with tutors I realised my area of research needed to be focused on certain levels and that I should redesign what I am trying to curate and to whom. QUESTIONS THAT MUST BE ANSWERED Is this an enhancement or a disruption? This work is acting as an enhancement to …

Iterating the Question

First Monday of unit three I came to realise how I needed to iterate my question because what I was looking at was it necessarily the real topic. It isn’t so much an argument about making art more accessible. What I want is to ease a conversation, give people a few tools to build the …

Principles for Interpreting Art

The article by Terry Barett states that: “Interpretation is also the most important aspect of criticism because a responsible interpretation necessarily includes description, and because a thorough interpretation of a work of art, which results in an understanding of the art, renders judgement much easier and perhaps superfluous. Judgement of a work of art without …

How to make the most of ‘slow looking’ in London art galleries

Thanks to my tutor, Diana, I came across an article that discusses curator Matthew Gale’s interest of slowing people down in Museums. Author states that “He’s planning “slow looking” events to help people see the pictures properly by discussing the artist’s imagery, structure and techniques. The exercise is, he observes, “a challenge in this day …