Strength in numbers - life outside the studio.

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Title Strength in numbers - life outside the studio.
Author Porch, Debra Lynn; Forsyth, Andrew David Kendall
Publication Title Hatched07 discussion papers
Editor PICA
Year Published 2007
Place of publication Perth
Publisher Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts
Abstract Historically visual art disciplines and practices have been learned through studio-based teaching. As the 21st century emerges, so does the interest and importance of wider perimeters of visual learning, experience and achievement. The nature of the 'studio' too has shifted⎯in many cases it now takes the form of a digital camera, computer or other more portable device to ooze creativity through. Once the prominent issue surrounding 'studio' space centred on just that⎯physical space. Space now can be the office or room that portable multi-media equipment is plopped in. The physical space is temporal. Creativity is not fixed by location or architecture. The infinite amount and availability of creative information services have opened doors that one never imagined possible 30 years ago. The availability and (appreciation) for industry expertise has also shifted⎯visual artists can create and then commission a select or even total of their outcomes to be manufactured by industry. Thus one's expenses are no longer wrapped up in the physicality of space or equipment, but expounded through other means, including the ever-present internet. This paper, Strength in numbers⎯ life outside the studio, is by the authorial team of Andrew Forsyth, BA Fine Arts Honours candidate and Debra Porch, Senior Lecturer, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane. The paper is presented as a conversation between the two authors to discus the nature and importance of practice-based learning in visual art. The authors are focusing on the collaborative project Papyrus, completed in September 2006 by seven sculpture/intermedia students from Queensland College of Art, Griffith University.
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Alternative URI http://www.pica.org.au/view/HATCHED+07%3A+National+Graduate+Show/97/
Copyright Statement Copyright remains with the author[s] 2007. The attached file is posted here with permission of the copyright owner[s] for your personal use only. No further distribution permittedFor information about this conference please refer to the publisher's website or contact the author[s].
ISBN 1875386750
Conference name Hatched 07 Arts Research Symposium ; Hatched 07 Free Industry Forum for Artists
Location Edith Cowan University, Perth
Date From 2007-04-20
Date To 2007-04-21
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/19202
Date Accessioned 2008-03-17
Language en_AU
Research Centre Centre for Creative Arts Research
Faculty Queensland College of Art
Subject Visual Arts and Crafts
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Refereed)
Publication Type Code e1

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