MOTHERSHIP is a group exhibition curated by Elizabeth Byrne and Caro Halford exploring and celebrating the theme of the ‘mother artist’. The fourteen artists have varied practices in drawing, film, installation, painting, photography, print, sculpture, sound and textiles, and each artist is a mother.
Born in 1929 in New York and raised in Philadelphia, Lora Verner is an artist and photographer who has been living in London since 1964. During her travels to Hong Kong and Japan in the early 1980’s, she produced a series of photographs that were exhibited in 1983 and in 1984, which received favourable reviews in The Guardian newspaper.
Landing a job in animation is not easy. The competition is tough, and it can be hard to know how to make yourself stand out when applying for a job. As an animation studio, we receive a lot of emails asking for placements or jobs here at Engine House. Here are seven tips we’d give on how to grab our attention.
For many people, collecting art fills a kind of spiritual void, gives them something they did not know they were missing. Art, in all its many forms, reminds us how to be human. Collecting it connects us to each other and helps us understand others’ cultures.
Have you ever been watching a movie and thought to yourself, ‘How did they so effectively create that character?’ or ‘where did they get the idea for that special effects makeup?’. I think it is safe to say that we all have at one time or another; but did you ever expect to get an in-depth answer to either of those once rhetorical questions? Now you can!
Rodriguez is a people-watcher who usually finds interest in everyone’s unique blend and character. His work integrates fundamentals of life expressions. His goal is to reconstruct moments through a mix of figurative and mosaic-like paintings. Rodriguez drives towards themes of race and ethnicity, with a constant purpose of mirroring the element that, in our diversity, we are all similar.
Tied to the earliest religions, the act of burying their dead is how many people make sense of life. The body that ‘returns to dust’ completes the cycle and allows sufficient room for mysticism and hope for the soul’s eternal salvation.
Vestiges repetition the modern clashing even resisting the next, inevitable stage. Language for the eyes but what is that language conveying?
Whether you prefer ink, pencil, or clay, art therapy can help you express yourself and even combat the stresses of daily life.
There are an endless array of future specters to haunt us, when those of the past don’t spook us enough. But which ones are worth listening to, and which ones are minor spirits, or mere distractions?