Unfamiliar Light

WESTERMAN, Julie (2014). Unfamiliar Light. In: IAS Fellowship, Public Lecturers 2014 Unfamiliar Light, University College, Durham University, March 18 2014.

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Abstract

Unfamiliar Light explores a series of art works, including projections and sculptures, which bring together water and light, showing the ideas, research, and work in and out of the studio that both underlie and produce them as sited works. Water and light form a magical combination; both elements are delightful, captivating and awe-inspiringly powerful by turn. The task of bringing these characteristics together to make a coherent whole is as daunting as it is exciting, as it is to make a work addressing and combining these affects, producing an emotive and evocative experience for the viewer. The lecture covers a series of works by a range of artists including Illuminated carpet, Durham, Where R U in the sea’s surf, Venice, and finally considers in detail Maelstrom, a new work to be developed throughout the early months of 2014, exploring the process of thought that precedes the making of a work.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Additional Information: Unfamiliar Light, Public lecture delivered at Durham University and part of the 2013/14 Institute of Advanced Study, IAS fellowship, Public lecture on the theme of Light.
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Art and Design Research Centre
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Depositing User: Julie Westerman
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2018 13:07
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2018 13:07
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/10291

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