4th Year BA Painting, Edinburgh College of Art

Author Tara

‘The Ordinary’ and ‘The Abstracted’

I have experimented with photographs and drawings of ‘the ordinary’. Simple memories, catalogued in photos. I enjoy extracting linear form from photos of ‘memories’ or even things you wouldn’t particularly remember. The obscured layered image creates dimensionality and a dialogue… Continue Reading →

Lucy Raven – The Deccan Trap [2015]

Photographic Animation Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art The Deccan Trap is a sci-fi fable that goes back in space and time, with one layer at a time revealed from a cut-out collage of stacked images. The piece jumps from… Continue Reading →

Animation – The Missing Pieces

  This short animation explores themes of memory, structure and layers. Taken inspiration from Lucy Raven’s ‘The Deccan Trap’ 2015. Sound is yet to be added to this piece, however I am considering making a collaborative sonic artwork in the… Continue Reading →

“Layered Memories”, in Black.

Nov 18, 2020

“Layered Memories” in Grey.

    Nov 18, 2020

Laure Prouvost – at the 58th Venice Biennale

Deep See Blue Surrounding You (writing in progress)   Laure Prouvost presented an interactive and mulit-faceted installation piece at the French pavilion. Provoust used film to investigate self identity and nationality, while complementing this with a tactile and sculptural immersive environment… Continue Reading →

Peer Crit – 30.10.2020

Reflection: “The mundane has become the extraordinary”  Myself and 4 others met up in C.06 studio to have a socially distanced, student-directed crit. Just like the ‘good old days’. Except entirely different. ECA studios lie empty and uninhibited. The sculpture court,… Continue Reading →

Distanced Memories, Projection.

Using a spotlight, I experiment with low key lighting. The splash-like sporadic shapes project onto the back wall and create a repeat silhouette image of the presented work. Given that the room was half-lit already, the projections aren’t as dramatic… Continue Reading →

Distanced Memories

32 different acetate tiles with poured shapes on them. Assembled in a grid formation and held up in a metal frame. It seems each frame is far apart from the other. Maybe my artwork has began to socially distance itself… Continue Reading →

Update on Materiality

Bespoke metal frames Soon to be suspended in space.. or mounted on a plinth.. or both. linear artwork and acrylic poured shapes on acetate/PVC will be displayed within the frames, in a grid format. I will use a spotlight to… Continue Reading →

Line – Autumn 2020

Autumn 2020. India ink on A2 paper. -October 2020- Big aul’ line drawing for Autumn 2020. I have used imagery that is personally significant to me. These pictures hold special memories from exclusively September and October 2020 and depict the… Continue Reading →

Unresolved trials and sketches.

These works do not define a turning point or indicate significant influence. However, they make statement on present experimental research and the beginning stages of a greater outcome. Just another stepping stone towards the end goal.. Research informing practice. Unresolved… Continue Reading →

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