What is working? What is not working? How can I make my audience think more deeply into what they are experiencing? How do I break my habitual way of working?
I have come up with a criteria/strategy that will help me establish the threads and connections within my work. .
Gentle Approach: Preparatory sketching, visual note taking, free to be instinctive. . generate, explore, begin. .
Materials/What they can do?: Exploring materials in relation to site or ideas. . what do I want the material to do?. . material only in relation to itself, stress/exploration, representational, depictions, suggestive. .
Communication/Language: Abstract/figurative. . what do I want to say? How will it be received? Links with technology. .
Colour: Colour functionality/affect. . perception, involvement with others. . feelings/emotions. .
Material Relationship: (Between each section) . . Relationship to colour/site/form/plane. . using characteristics of site/area/plane/form to influence material development. .
Setting Frameworks: Content/Context Guidelines/boundaries/foundations. . text in relation to art. .
Personal Experience: Time/space/boredom/machine/body/affect. . Sense. . Sensibility within space, gallery. . soul, body, heart, mind. . the ways art operates in relation to all subjects. . personal history. .
Historic Approach: Other relevant historic settings. . influential. . conscious text in relation to practice. .