Category Archives: Research & Reflection

Response to research suggestion in tutor feedback for Assignment 4

Reading through assignment 4 feedback my tutor suggested I read a blog post by Pere Brauch one of OCA’s own tutors and who also works as a freelance textile designer for Alexander McQueen.  My tutor thought I would find the … Continue reading

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Performance art

I have been recently checking back through my blogs and notes prior to assessment and realised I had written some draft notes about some performance art videos my tutor had recommended I watched in her feedback for Assignment 2 but … Continue reading

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Jennifer Collier – artist research and further reflection on the craft lagoon

During the course of checking my blog prior to assessment I have come across some artists my tutor’s have recommended looking at with Jennifer Collier being one suggested in my feedback for Assignment 1. Ms Collier is an interesting textile … Continue reading

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Susie Freeman – artist research

As I work through my learning log prior to assessment I have realised that I have missed looking at one or two artists or videos as recommended by my tutors – even though the research is no longer strictly relevant … Continue reading

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Finding Lines Exhibition – Derby Museum

The title of this exhibition is self descriptive of the works within and was one that started apparently with a series of creative acts that seems to have begun just by capturing the lines created by the curator/exhibitions officer of … Continue reading

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Artist research – Jill Bliss

This is a photographer who has come to my attention quite unexpectedly through one of my fellow students in the OCA Textiles Facebook group who felt that my work on fungi reminded her of the work of the photographer Jill … Continue reading

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Reflection on tutor feedback – Assignment 4

On the whole this was a relatively straightforward tutor report and one which I breathed a sign of relief over with regards to my essay plan! The essay plan was my major concern at this stage due to the fact … Continue reading

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