These blog consist of various writtings on Art, with the odd post leaning more towards historical events that have some conjunction with the surrounding pieces of writing about art.
Shane Cotton visual artist onzm Ngāt Rāng hine and te uri taniwha, the arts foundation, Matauranga maori is a newly established phrase created to describe the information/impact or knowledge…
Final piece of Creative Activism
After reading Mirzoeff words on “visual thinking” my thinking changed and I started thinking in streams of images. This ushered thoughts of representation as I was now analyzing these images and thinking about why I associate certain visuals with certain ideas. Thinking about the term “visual activism” begged ideas of how I can take this…
The Dada art movement was founded in 1916 in the Cabaret Voltaire, on Spiegelgasse, as a “protest against the madness of the times”. Artists, musicians, dancers and literati met in the Cabaret Voltaire and called the entire existing art into question.