Tag Archives: installations

Text Art/Conceptual Art: An Introduction Through The Naked Text

In the late Seventies one of my main creative outlets was text art: including conceptual art instructions/resumes and written performance pieces.  I have been thinking (with the emphasis on the thinking element!) of digitising what is probably thousands of pages … Continue reading

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Weekly Brainstorm (Still From 2002 Diary)

Painting across watch face. Brooch painting/brooch TV screen. Sculpture to be attached to top of hat. Spinning sculpture for hand. Motorised painting fitted into breast pocket which rises up by voice activation. Version for back pocket which also flashes light … Continue reading

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Art Ideas (2002): Week Ending 7th July – Not To Be Taken Seriously!

I have been thinking again about Manfred Wing: he is an imaginary character who is obsessed with farmyard manure. As a superhero he does save the world from a variety of evils on a regular basis so he is allowed … Continue reading

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Art Ideas (2002): Week Ending 30th June

In bed again: as I settled down I thought about making and selling plastic igloos. They could be opaque, translucent or transparent. Plain or ornamented; incorporating pictures or multi-coloured. Ranging from single person igloos to large family versions. Some versions … Continue reading

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Art Ideas (2002): Week Ending 23rd June

Suddenly thought about writing down ideas. 5.00 in the morning and I cannot sleep: Suddenly thought about writing down ideas. 5.00pm in the morning and I cannot sleep: Colour clouds with dye, paint on them, project imagery on them, infiltrate … Continue reading

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Art Ideas (2002) – Weekly Diary

When I started writing a daily art diary in 2002 I thought it might be interesting if I also wrote down ideas for art projects I had no intention of actually doing.  I did this for a few days and … Continue reading

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