Alexa Meade

“In some ways, artist Alexa Meade is a traditional figure painter. But she works on an unusual canvas: the actual human body. And she takes a classical concept — trompe l’oeil, the art of making a two-dimensional representation look three-dimensional — and turns it on its head. Her aim is to do the opposite, to …

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The Milky Way: Sheila Vand and Alexa Meade

>This body of work points me in a firm direction that I aim to continue with. I need to experiment and re-interpenetrate this concept, and find my own personal and innovative angle. < “What happens when performance art meets modern portraiture inside a bathtub of milk? The premise might sound outrageous yet the results are …

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Musings:

The images that most effect me are the disturbing images. The ones that have a hint of violence, destruction, anger are powerful. My aim is to disturb the viewer. I want to confuse the viewer. I am looking to create mixed messages. Make an image that asks you to be looked at once, then once …

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Project Planning: Part II.

Project Planning: Part II. Thoughts, Ideas, and a new road map for a third year project. >Needs to be visually and intellectually cohesive< Need to explore, and work on a subject matter that I am passionate about. Tell a story, have something to say about that passion.  The Project:      THIS project must define me, the …

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Tutorial: 26th September. Tracy Sherwood

A discussion was held regarding the groups possible choice of projects for year three. I voiced my plan for the project entitled “Ghost.” This was met with a good response, and positive feedback form fellow students and tutor alike. Points raised, and thoughts to think about. “What do I want to get out of the …

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GHOSTS- A Landscape Project For 4010: Thoughts.

This idea is born out of an interest in Landscape Photography and the “Rejection of the Picturesque.” A turning away from the romanticizing of the landscape epitomized by Ansel Adams, and a change of direction first made in 1975 in a show names “New Topographics: Photographs of Man Altered Landscapes.” The exhibition questioned the distinction …

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