Looking at word association games, I made up a mind-map of ideas to do with the word ‘slip’. The words are organised below alphabetically.
Continue reading Looking into the Mud of the Soul
The importance of using what we know and combining it in unpredictable ways has been brought up multiple times. This is no coincidence. Dave Trot and Steve Jobs were mentioned (by Olwen in her opening speech to first years), the former having written of the latter that the combining of old ideas, making new connections – was what lead to new and exciting ideas. A wide range of experiences enables a single person to make unexpected combinations. Continue reading Receiving the Project Brief
Many fascinating lectures today, a lot of food for thought. The conference lasted all day, and was held in the Lecture Theatre at the National Museum of Cardiff. It was a very impressive space, and a wonderful start to the course and the year. I’m looking forward to seeing how the themes discussed today influence or come into my work.
We went to London with the specific focus of exploring the ceramics floors at the V&A and at the ‘What is Luxury?’ space. Continue reading Class Trip: V&A Museum and Ai Weiwei at the RA