Resisting Societal Norms: Resisting Failure is Futile continued

Book 1 continued: page 12 In art, the problem of both success and failure rests on judgement. A judgement of either success or failure is by definition based on an expected outcome, either achieved or missed. In either case the assumption behind the judgment is not challenged. However, if judgement is postponed, the possibility ofContinue reading “Resisting Societal Norms: Resisting Failure is Futile continued”

Resisting Societal Norms

Resisting Societal Norms As part of Put Up Your Dukes! Gabrielle and I made a series of three books extrapolating upon and extending the thinking behind the project. Resisting Societal Norms provides background to the work in this project but also maps much of the territory that I am deeply interested in researching further. AsContinue reading “Resisting Societal Norms”

New Hairy Object

I made a new hairy object today. I was tidying up the studio and decided to re-crochet a failed carrot trial into an upright object with a base to fit a recommissioned trolley that was also waiting for a home. Guidelines for the undertaking were: taller than it is wide but remaining self supporting, withContinue reading “New Hairy Object”

Put Up Your Dukes!

Put Up Your Dukes! Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin 18 June – 20 July 2013 the latest Achronological Manor project is Put up your Dukes!  an exhibton/pulicaton/performance played out as a visual debate between Gabrielle Amodeo and myself. The project utilised the structure of the Douglas-Lincoln debate format used in the campaign for the Illinois senateContinue reading “Put Up Your Dukes!”

The Week Of The Horse

after incubating for some time in my studio the horses are set free next week: Horse #10 is at the Wallace Awards at the Pah Homestead, opening Monday 3 September. and this pony  is joining a line-up of sock ponies, accompanied by the carrot, in the Gow Langsford Window on the corner of Wellesley andContinue reading “The Week Of The Horse”