KEY INFLUENCES Websites: Gavin, F. (2016). Meeting the Grandmaster of Japanese Pop-Psych Art. [online] Available at: [Accessed 12th April 2017]. Emeke, C. (2014). strolling | ep 1 | black british women, gentrification in london, women’s bodies & more [online] Available at: [Accessed 4th June 2017] The Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN), Visual Arts. [online] Available at: [Accessed 4th… Continue reading Bibliography

The Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN)

Learning the word diaspora from Effie helped me to extend my research and find out more about the contemporary context of my work. “The Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN) primary mission is to promote stories from the Vietnamese diaspora.” I didn’t realise that there was an organised network of diasporic Vietnamese creators! By connecting and sharing work… Continue reading The Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN)

Finalising Composition

After re-thinking my final outcome yesterday, I spoke to one of my tutors today to get feedback on which of the two ideas ( a set of GIFs, or video montage combined with audio) would be more successful. Explaining my thought process verbally helped me continue the clarifying process I had started by writing yesterday’s… Continue reading Finalising Composition

Planning Final Outcome

I’m still confused and the deadline is in less than 3 days! Before half term I ‘decided’ I was going to make a set of GIFs, made from layers of collage, text from the interview and hand-drawn/painted imagery. However, one of my really early tests which had a really positive review was two clips filmed… Continue reading Planning Final Outcome

Cecile Emeke | strolling

I discovered Cecile Emeke’s films after filming the interview with my mum, however it is still interesting to see an alternative way of interviewing people, especially on the topic of heritage. One thing I’ve noticed is that the music in Emeke’s films keeps up the pace and makes the film more engaging. However, its also… Continue reading Cecile Emeke | strolling

Sally Waterman

Knowing that I want to use juxtaposition and layering within my work, I was curious to see how other artists have incorporated these two techniques (eg Chila Burman). Waterman’s series ‘Keep Smiling’ (2015) addresses the generational differences in communication and recording of informtion; analogue versus digital. Seeing the slideshow made me think of how Effie commented on… Continue reading Sally Waterman