Object of the Week

Artist’s statement: This project was inspired by my ever-growing cynicism towards the consumer culture of today, using narrative and humour to raise awareness of consumer behaviours, while making others question their own consumer habits. By poking fun at these flawed characters, guilty of so many common consumerist traits within us all, I hoped to createContinue reading “Object of the Week”

Object of the Week

Items stored within the case: 7 brass, steel and glass parts and lenses; a bakelite disk or cover; a cardboard box with double convex achromatic lens; Plano convex achromatic lens; small cardboard box containing Plamo convex lens and lens; and B & H SP4718 Viewfinder with yellow filter eyepiece.

Object of the Week

Gray’s School of Art alumna Holly Shand created this sculptural form in 2008. It measures approximately 75 cm in length. Holly was awareded an RGU Purchase Award for her work. Artist’s statement:I developed a series of pieces which were developed and created following an exploration into growth. The works were used to describe stages ofContinue reading “Object of the Week”

Object of the Week

During her time at Gray’s School of Art, some of Angela’s work sought to ‘celebrate the courage of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo’, a group of human rights activists who began demonstrating in 1977. They protested against the military dictatorship and appealed for the return of the ‘desaparecidos’, their disappeared children.