Visits

The London Illustration Fair

Last Friday I paid a visit to an fair where illustrators/designers gather and sell their work. It was an interesting experience to see illustrators and their methods of working. Two artists; Marine Quenetain and Tamago buddies appealed to me the most because of the theme of their work. Marine Quenetain : Website Tamago Buddies :… Continue reading The London Illustration Fair

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Intellectual Barbarians : The Kippo Kift Kindred

This mini exhibition consists of rare woodcarvings, furniture and ceremonial costume designs and photography of an English organisation. The Kippo Kift Kindred (1920 – 1932). Formed by an artist and writer by John Hargrave after disillusioned with the boy scout movement, the scout Kippo Kift was a group who appreciated handicraft and nature.

Projects · Research · Visits · visual research

Japanese Calligraphy

On a Sunday event, I stumbled upon a group of Japanese Calligraphy artists who collaborated and showed their expression of their passion for calligraphy.  Japanese calligraphy (書道 shodō) is a form of artistic writing, it can be used poetically or artistically. This method has been dated back the 28th century B.C. The materials used is mainly… Continue reading Japanese Calligraphy

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Ai Weiwei’s exhibition

Ai Weiwei is one of China’s most recognizable contemporary artists and activist, as an activist he’s highly and openly critical of the Chinese government on democracy and human rights. This exhibitions shows his investigated corruption and cover-ups such as the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. Following in 2011 he was arrested at Beijing Capital International airport  and… Continue reading Ai Weiwei’s exhibition

Core workshops · Local Universe · Projects

Screen printing workshop

Starting on Wednesday we had a introductory talk with Damien, he spoke to us about health and safety and using our common sense and to make the right decisions. After he showed us each printing machine and recommended us examples. He then showed us to clean the screens, coat it with silver based photo emulsion… Continue reading Screen printing workshop

Hot house talks

Hot house : Sarah Boris talk

Last Friday a graphics designer, Sarah Boris came to London met and gave us a talk about her experience as a graphics designer and art director, she also gave us advice that it’s worth trying the second time for internships/apprenticeship. It was an interesting talk because of the range of her work (such as publications,… Continue reading Hot house : Sarah Boris talk