Friday, April 25, 2008

Hey - there's my buddies and me

Here's the collaborative project, Picture-Text that I've been beavering away at on Thursdays in college. The project links QUB's varied and amazing collections of materials in different departments and will fuse pictures and texts to create new artwork for a centenary exhibition.

It's all a bit up in the air at present, but we'll get there (no choice really, deadlines are lifelines...).

Lovely to see everyone's work emerging there. I'm looking forward to seeing the exhibition when it comes and the images that Sylvia uploads of us looking worried/frantic/inspired over the coming weeks ;)


apprentice said...

Sounds like a really interesting project. I like the idea of maps and text. I loved the map shown on QI last night, where the cartographer got bored mapping W Africa and added an elelphant as part of the contours. It wasn't spotted for years!

Cailleach said...

I've heard that before, App. I think it might have actually been QI - or am I having a deja vu moment... the maps and text aspect is just one part of the project - there will be other exciting things in the mix!

Jon M said...

That looks like a fun site to delve into. I loved the 'exquisite corpse' idea. I love old city maps, forgotten alleyways and buildings that have vanished but must have been a landmark once.

Minx said...

Looks like a fascinating project - also liked the 'corpse' thingy.
I did some art work a while back with the kids I work with. We used the London Underground map as a base for some pieces.

Cailleach said...

Yes jon, minx, it's all great fun. The trouble is trying to get the project done whilst spinning all the other plates for the MA... watch me drop them :))