March 19, 2018

I wanted to create I different type cone prosthetic this time, I wanted the piece curved like a claw, or spider leg, more of an organic shape rather than a geometric one (not to say that there aren’t many cones in nature but a curve is by far a more common shape”. Vagu...

March 1, 2018

Considering I am trying to learn how to move and further understand my body, it feels relevant to look to the work of dancers. I came across choreographer Martha Graham's work when reading an essay by Mike Kelley, in which he explains what influenced his piece 'Test Ro...

February 28, 2018

 After making and really liking my arm prosthetics , I wondered what it would look/feel like on other limbs, I began thinking about hock joint at the back of the many 4 legged animals have. If you look closely at a goat, horse or dog leg they have a hock joint on thier...

February 13, 2018

When humans crawl, we do so on our hands and knees, rather then our hands and feet like the majority of 4 legged animals. This is because we have involved to have much longer legs than our arms and there for when crawling we rest on our knees in order to keep our backs...

February 2, 2018

Thomas Thwaites is a British designer who decided to attempt to live as a goat for a shot period of time. He spent months of his life researching, building prosthetics and an artificial goat stomach so he could eat grass. He journeyed to the alps and did in fact live a...

February 2, 2018

These are some other examples of artists using prosthetic to appear animal. Art orienté objet is the artistic duo comprised of Marion Laval-Jeantet and Benoit Mangin.  The artists have been putting forth a series of projects that take us into a journey conceived to blu...

January 7, 2018

Recently at the Throw the Guantlet Festival I came across a very interesting piece by Antonina Eva Szram. Later finding out she was a practising artist not a Falmouth student. She had made this beautiful vellum out of both fathers and human skin. They had this paper th...

December 6, 2017

We had let the skin dry and set into a shape. We quickly found that the stiffness in the skins texture made it really unwearable unless we cut panels in it, which we did not want to do straight away. We much preferred the the piece as a sculpture rather than a garment....

November 27, 2017

Recently I read in this article about editing and pacing in the medium of film as I was having a little trouble pacing together my shots Here :https://nofilmschool.com/2017/11/10-things-will-help-improve-pacing-your-scenes

 The article advised to drop music into the tim...

October 26, 2017

Ealier today I came across an artist called Kira O' Reilly. She appears to be a relatively unknown artist in England. Her performance based works seem reinforce this connection with our bodies. She enfranchises bodily functions and fluids, suggesting she's read her fai...

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