Monthly Archives: August 2014

Project Proposal version 2

Title: Untitled (perhaps Chat Room) Artist: Margaret Hart   Research Advisor: Carolyn Guertin Studio Advisor:   Practical element:  In this next year, my main focus will be on the creation of a large-scale installation containing “canned” communication technologies presented in a museum display format. I intend to research the history of communication technologies, collect objects, “can” them and then catalog…

Reading Diary Wild Urbanity

Darwin: Adaptation in the natural world. The struggle for life/existence   There are checks in the natural world which keep each species from over populating.   Struggle is most fierce between organisms of the same species.   Da Vinci:   Man’s senses pale in comparison to animals.   Common sense is that which judges the other senses, situated between sensation…

Between memory Reading Diary #2

Ranciere:   Rancière’s project is engaging. He speaks of the aesthetics as political and politics in aesthetic terms, as a form of the ‘distribution of the sensible’. He is not necessarily anti-materialist and sees that aesthetic transformation involves not only a change of consciousness but also material social changes. Rancière’s theory of the ‘distribution of the sensible’ should be seen…