Trend: Book Swap Corners

Photos of book swap corners in cities in the Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Brazil (this one is care of the network of our WhileMakingArt contributor Sara Duarte!).  Book lovers and believers, unite! By a craft store in Metro Manila,

Trend: Book Swap Corners

Photos of book swap corners in cities in the Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Brazil (this one is care of the network of our WhileMakingArt contributor Sara Duarte!).  Book lovers and believers, unite! By a craft store in Metro Manila,

Photography and Objectivity: How does the aesthetic and ideological character of images influence the photographic document?

This essay is by Sara Duarte, current contributor to WhileMakingArt.  Sara is pursuing a master’s degree in Contemporary Art History at Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas/Universidade Nova de Lisboa. She is interested in the relationship between arts, culture and society, concentrating

Photography and Objectivity: How does the aesthetic and ideological character of images influence the photographic document?

This essay is by Sara Duarte, current contributor to WhileMakingArt.  Sara is pursuing a master’s degree in Contemporary Art History at Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas/Universidade Nova de Lisboa. She is interested in the relationship between arts, culture and society, concentrating

Made in the USA: Reflections on Bread & Roses

Made in the USA: Reflections on Bread & Roses by American artist and educator Lisa Link   Invitation to join a conversation about textile workers, 1912 / 2018  on the Instagram channel, https://www.instagram.com/3loaves/. I will be re-printing/enlarging 20 of the Instagram

Made in the USA: Reflections on Bread & Roses

Made in the USA: Reflections on Bread & Roses by American artist and educator Lisa Link   Invitation to join a conversation about textile workers, 1912 / 2018  on the Instagram channel, https://www.instagram.com/3loaves/. I will be re-printing/enlarging 20 of the Instagram

Note on Tradition

“Tradition is not immobility and repeated ancient patterns; it is their reinterpretation, and absorption into constantly changing cultures and populations. The process is dynamic, not static. Even if a specific pattern was established in prehistoric times, it evolves and is

Note on Tradition

“Tradition is not immobility and repeated ancient patterns; it is their reinterpretation, and absorption into constantly changing cultures and populations. The process is dynamic, not static. Even if a specific pattern was established in prehistoric times, it evolves and is

Notes on Art Practice as Research

While doing further reading on the topic Art Practice as Research (synonymous to Practice-led Research), I encountered a digital copy of the keynote lecture of Carole Gray during the First International Symposium of Visual Studies in April 2006. In the

Notes on Art Practice as Research

While doing further reading on the topic Art Practice as Research (synonymous to Practice-led Research), I encountered a digital copy of the keynote lecture of Carole Gray during the First International Symposium of Visual Studies in April 2006. In the

Podcast: The 21st Century Creative

This is a podcast series started by Mark McGuinness a few months back. I have listened to the first 4 or 5 episodes already, and will definitely be listening to the rest of the episodes when time permits. The episodes

Podcast: The 21st Century Creative

This is a podcast series started by Mark McGuinness a few months back. I have listened to the first 4 or 5 episodes already, and will definitely be listening to the rest of the episodes when time permits. The episodes

Words I Often Encounter When I Read Up on Art

                Lately, I’ve been reading up on art. And I found that my dictionary app still remembers the words I’ve looked up over the past weeks.  Hence, here are … “Words I Often

Words I Often Encounter When I Read Up on Art

                Lately, I’ve been reading up on art. And I found that my dictionary app still remembers the words I’ve looked up over the past weeks.  Hence, here are … “Words I Often

Cross post: What is Postmedia?

Cross post from the Neo Tasaday wordpress blog: To explain the concept of Postmedia in a dictionary form, which Felix Guattari first coined in the 90s, is quite a convenient option. However, there’s a danger that some important details that

Cross post: What is Postmedia?

Cross post from the Neo Tasaday wordpress blog: To explain the concept of Postmedia in a dictionary form, which Felix Guattari first coined in the 90s, is quite a convenient option. However, there’s a danger that some important details that

Toolkit for Participatory Art Projects

Here is a good toolkit when undertaking participatory art projects.  It is by Creative Scotland.  I appreciate the relatively straightforward language of the toolkit and the brief discussions it contains.  It draws emphasis on the planning stage of a project,

Toolkit for Participatory Art Projects

Here is a good toolkit when undertaking participatory art projects.  It is by Creative Scotland.  I appreciate the relatively straightforward language of the toolkit and the brief discussions it contains.  It draws emphasis on the planning stage of a project,

Notes on Singapore Creative Industries Paper

Below are my notes on the study “Subjugated in the Creative Industries: The Fine Arts in Singapore” [1] that was published in a journal in 2011: For the case of Singapore, identity building is already forward-looking.  The government has adopted

Notes on Singapore Creative Industries Paper

Below are my notes on the study “Subjugated in the Creative Industries: The Fine Arts in Singapore” [1] that was published in a journal in 2011: For the case of Singapore, identity building is already forward-looking.  The government has adopted