Artist Essays

The Artist is Present

December 8, 2012 // 6 Comments

Marina is a performance artist who dedicates her life to her work. At 63 years old she is still pushing her mental and physical health to the extreme, undertaking a gruelling 3 month performance that is documented throughout the film. Bradshaw, [...]

Art as Performance – Sarah Serah

December 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Images. Recently we had a group peer assessment which involved listening to our peers as they explained their work and their practice. We then evaluated this with suggestions for future development. I hadn’t seen much of Sarah’s work [...]

Claude Cahun

November 15, 2012 // 1 Comment

For the past year and a half I have been interested in the work of Claude Cahun. Considering themes of gender ambiguity and masquerade in her work I have spent quite some time researching, reading and writing about her. The other day I read [...]

Who wants to be a feminist (artist)?

October 20, 2012 // 1 Comment

All quotes have been taken from the same writing, titled ‘who wants to be a feminist artist?’ by Helena Reckitt, published for Canadian magazine “C”. A link is provided at the bottom of this piece. The term ‘feminism’ has been branded by [...]