Just Kidding!! Kareem worked just as hard. Good job guys model's looking good
Posted 30 Apr 2018 12:45
Reviewing each groups response on the site of the Merz Barn.Each group have a innovative response to their own lspecific site locations.
Posted 25 Apr 2018 16:25
Amazing first Merz response by Indigo Leveson-Gower, Keep up the good work !!
Posted 20 Apr 2018 20:18
Day 3 Afternoon Session
Brainstorming research session in separate groups.BA 1st and BA 2nd collaborating to frame their response to the events outputs.
Keep up the good work guys.
Posted 19 Apr 2018 18:51
Good second day of the event's program, Lecture by Dominic Sagar providing the background for the dada movement,Merz barn and Kurt Schwitters
The lecture was a thorough introduction into dadaism and what it means.This lecture was really helpful to gain initial ideas about how to proceed with the rest of the events and the final output.
Thanks to everyone for showing up and special thanks to Dominic Sagar.
Posted 18 Apr 2018 17:50
Recommended Reading 3
"The Dada reader: a critical anthology by Ades, Dawn"
The revolutionary artistic and political movement, Dada, emerged amid the unprecedented carnage of the First World War. This work provides a selection from key Dada texts, ideal for anyone interested in one of the most influential movement's of the 20th century
"Kurt Schwitters: Space, Image, Exile" by Megan Luke.
This book was recommended by Jacky in her lecture, could be helping in the work you guys are going to do in these weeks
Posted 17 Apr 2018 21:02
The Merz Barn is owned and managed by the Littoral Arts Trust who maintain Schwitter’s legacy through conferences, exhibitions, events and an ongoing programme of artists residencies at the site
For more about Merz barn and Schwitters there is a reading in the link provided.
History of Merz Barn : https://merzbarnlangdale.wordpress.com/
Posted 17 Apr 2018 20:44
Kurt Schwitters was a significant figure in European Dadaism who invented the concept of "Merz" – ‘the combination, for artistic purposes of all conceivable materials'. Whether those materials were string, cotton wool or a pram wheel, Schwitters considered them to be equal with paint. He is best known for his pioneering use of found objects and everyday materials in abstract collage, installation, poetry and performance. Schwitters’s time in Britain was quite extraordinary and continues to reverberate today,
Here in the link below is a reading about Kurt Schwitters have look through it to have a brief understanding of the man and his work.
Link : https://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-galenson/kurt-schwitters-art-of-re_b_3102921.html
Posted 11 Apr 2018 10:11
Name: Adithya Vairav Vijayabhaskar
Graduated: National Institute of Technology, Patna, India
Work Experience: Chawla architectural and Consulting Engineers, Dubai, U.A.E
Bio: I am fairly new to the UK and have always been an architect who is up for crazy ideas and the Merz movement is pretty crazy I guess.Looking forward to working with a new group on a crazy art movement.
Posted 12 Mar 2018 19:26