Practice Research Essay

Evaluate

What question am I asking myself

What influenced my context

How did I build a Framework

What did I do and Why

 

The Project

What the project is

The development of the project over time

How it evolved

When the project became cohesive and why

 

Explicit implications

Framework

Basic conceptual structure.

Identification of influences

Categorisation of processes/complex task.

Goal

What did I want to achieve

Why was that important

Did I achieve it

If not what did I achieve instead and why

Purpose

Why did I start to research this area

What made this interesting to me

Output

Why did I make specific decisions

What was I reading and looking at the time

What research strands where foregrounded and why

What confused me and when

How was this positive

 

Philosophical framework

strands

language

spoken

seen

dialogue

embodiment

language

perceptual experience

Influences

The influence of process

Influence of tutorial feedback

Influence of seminars

Influence of group crits

Areas of research and their links to my practice

 

My Practice

The reader should have a clear sense of the evolution of ideas from initial stages through to the final outcomes.

Technical processes

Goals

Problems

Successes

  Technical processes used

Inspired by

Information on techniques

  Thinking processes

Things I learnt

Things I didn’t pursue

what

why

things these led to

New things I learnt

What I want to try next

  Printmaking

Importance

Analogy to dialogue

Embodiment of practice and process

Influence of process driven practice on my methodologies and thinking processes

Influence/need for of random outcomes

Tacit implications

Locate context

The initial drivers for pursuing the context

What interested me specifically about the context

A time-line of influences

Describe why new influences influenced decisions

The why,

History

Poetry forms

Art practices

Previous practice strands

Narrative

Inspiration

Drivers

Connections

Function

Why is this interesting

Which parts where significant

What would i do differently

What was important

 

personal growth and projected future

Year 2 proposal

What I wanted to do

What I did do

reasons for the changes

the positive outcomes of the changes

life influences

new knowledge influences

implications of a contemporary art practice

new artists approaches

lack of studio time

the struggles

the frustrations

 

Reasoning behind proposal

reasons why some of this was no longer practical

lack of technical support

change of employment status

lack of available time and money to travel to Plymouth

the influence of how I had been working

wanting to express myself differently

 

External frameworks and their influences

Other practitioners

Printmakers

Phenomenology of perception

Dialogical practice

Contemporary installation practices

Language as practice

 

An overview of the outcomes

criteria for judgement

strengths/weaknesses

success/failure

Practice history and its future

Personal growth

Future Goals