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The Woman Behind the Screen

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Kabir’s recent presentation featured two Iranian artists whose practices link across cultures of east and west. There’s a link here to images by one of these artists, Shirin Neshat , whose work you may be familiar with. Does anyone know of other Iranian artists of a similar vein.  Any observations anyone?

Kabir has had some technical problems getting on the web. I hope we’ll have solved these soon so he can contribute here as well.

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May 9, 2009 Posted by | PG seminar | , , , | Leave a comment

Scan Future Readings

picture-7Image from A Tiling Database.

As you see I’ve been able to include Kabir’s  text; The Magi and the Desi on the blog but not Kerry’s; Ornament and Abstraction. I would like to put all future readings on the blog. This way everyone including off-campus students can easily access them and they remain for continued reference.

Texts would need to be scanned to a disc as a pdf. The scanner in the Painting office could be used. I haven’t yet checked with him but I think Kabir would advise if you need some help.

Jude and Ella are choosing texts for Fri 29th May.

The following reading group is not until Fri 31 July, Vanessa is providing the text for Group 2 but I don’t have a name for Group 1….Viv

April 27, 2009 Posted by | administration, Reading 2, Reading 3, reading group | , , , | 9 Comments

With Reference to The Magi and the Desi

Quotation from “All in the Mind” ABC Radio National 28 Feb 2009.
Image from The magi and the Desi catalogue; K Venkatappa, Ram-Sita, 14x20cm watercolour tempura paper. coll. NGMA.

April 25, 2009 Posted by | administration, reading group | , , , , | 6 Comments