Category: Lectures and Tutorials

A reflective summary of the video lectures, tutorials and skype discussions that take place during the course of this MA.

Skype Session 4 Recap

Date: 24th October, 2017 Skype sessions 2 and 3 were the symposiums, discussed here and here. So now we come to Skype Session 4 which was a live streaming guest speaker session by Romain M. You can see the background study I did before the lesson began here. Romain began the lecture by confessing that he did not consider himself an expert on the subject of processing, however, Jonathan explained that we did not want to be experts and therefore did not need an expert on the subject. We simply wanted to explore possibilities. Romain explained that processing is an …

Skype Session 1 Recap

Date: October 3rd 2017 A Skype chat with over 10 people. Sounds difficult doesn’t it? It was actually really very efficient! First of all, because of the three rules Jonathan laid out: No worries over grammatical errors Anyone can type/talk at any time, regardless of whether the conversation has moved past a topic Anyone replying to a specific comment should mention that person’s name And second of all, because Skype saves chats! So it didn’t matter if the conversation moved too fast, or you were lingering on one topic while other spoke on a different one because you could always …

Notes on– Action Research Methodology for Artists

Lecture by course leader Jonathan Kearney Date: October 17, 2017 The lecture began with an intro from Cecilia Graham about the student’s union. Here are a few of the things she said that I felt were interesting and would like to check out further: Made in arts london: It promotes and sells the art made UAL students and alumni (how cool is that? :D) Student Initiative Fund: To fund extra curricular engagements organized by students Further info to all can be found at www.arts-su.com or by emailing Cecilia Graham at c.graham@su.arts.ac.uk Jonathan began the lecture by describing the difference between …

Tutorial 1

Date: 1st November Professor: Jonathan Kearney This was how I felt before the tutorial. And this is me after: Seriously. It was as if I held unsolved jigsaw puzzle pieces in my head that somehow came together over the course of the conversation. The morning before the tutorial began, I was thinking abstractly about all the concepts which were important to me. I had read the pdf file on writing a project proposal but I wasn’t quite ready to formulate my own. All I knew was: I am interested in story telling I guessed that that categorized my work as …

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