New academic year, new white space. I spent a week last semester painting the walls and scrubbing the floor of 606, in preparation for the previous 4th years degree show, so it’s only fitting I should inherit the studio.
Here it is, my new canvas.
I’ve moved some stuff in now. The addition of some collected objects and a pot of coffee has it suddenly feeling more ‘Rachael’. Last week was a bit lacking in productivity on account of 21st birthday related excitement. It was a fantastic week otherwise though. And following that high I’m now ready to make a start with the semester.
I find it easier to think about my stuff when I isolate and arrange my objects into compositions. Things look better when they’re displayed more formally, objects begin to become artworks when they stop being used for their original purpose, so I spent today putting shelves up and playing.
This is what I do.
I’m not completely consumed by any one idea yet but I have that exciting feeling that I’m onto something.
Things I’m thinking about:
Empty jewellery boxes
Hyper recording of data
Make of that what you will. There’s a lot of little ideas floating around, I just need to grab and develop them.