Part B: Reflective Commentary

Reflecting on my progress during Creative Reading, I can see that I have made a significant step forward that was principally due to reading Roland Barthes’ ‘The Death of the Author’. Until reading the essays recommended exploring the role of the reader I was focussing on trying to understand what the motivations of the author/artist … Continue reading Part B: Reflective Commentary

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Part A: Exploring the themes of time and place in Victoria Hislop’s The Island

Extract from Victoria Hislop’s The Island:              “Unfurled from its mooring, the rope flew through the air and sprayed the woman’s bare arms with droplets of seawater. They soon dried, and as the sun beat down on her from a cloudless sky she noticed that her skin sparkled with intricate patterns of salty crystals, like … Continue reading Part A: Exploring the themes of time and place in Victoria Hislop’s The Island

Notes for Assignment One – Part B

Interpret Jeremy Deller's Battle of Orgreave and reflect on the importance of time and place in this piece (800-1000 words) Personal response - to piece (media and form) including performance and subsequent installation of associated paraphernalia. The footage of the performance is now reminiscent of modern news footage. Today, initial footage is often from the … Continue reading Notes for Assignment One – Part B