Progress??

‘Wearing operates in the space between the parameters that define our social normality and the notional point of unmediated expression. Into that space she inserts disjunctive elements that both separate and unify’ (Ferguson, 36) I like the idea of having a ‘disjunctive element’ in my work – that can act as a subversive tool. I… Read More Progress??

Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the mask, another mask

Visited the Gillian Wearing/ Claude Cahun exhibition at the Portrait Gallery. Wonderful wonderful exhibition and research experience as both artists ‘share a fascination with the self-portrait and use the self-image, through the medium of photography, to explore themes around identity and gender, which is often played out through masquerade and performance’. The whole exhibition was… Read More Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the mask, another mask