Transitions: an art and ephemera installation

Lord, Anne (2010) Transitions: an art and ephemera installation. [Artefact]

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Abstract

'Transitions: an art and ephemera installation' was in the 'Sea Hear Now' Festival coordinated by MCNQ / SoCA, JCU. It was a visual artwork making use of dry garden leaves and recycled wood with audio and digital imagery .

Bachelor of New Media Arts and Visual arts major, Thomas Jefferson added sound and moving image components to the installation via an imac housed in the installation.

Research Statement

Research Background The art object as installation is a major area of practice for visual artists. Anne Lord created the structure for 'Transitions' from a wooden frame (from earlier recycled art) and collected dry garden leaves from a Euodia tree. Thomas Jefferson contributed to the work with moving transitions from his practice. It was created for a multi-disciplinary festival 'See Here Now' in order to bring attention to the way art can high-light issues about environment.
Research Contribution The work follows many years of the researcher's contribution to creative art and writing about 'art and ephemera'. This work highlights the need to not just be aware of environmental issues, but to make art that does not tax the environment. Jefferson a BNMA student, SoCA was invited to contribute to this piece.
Research Significance Visual artists' efforts to create cross-disciplinary output are significant for the way the process brings together disparate fields and issues. This combined work for the See Hear Now festival is significant in that it provided opportunities for students to work with lecturing staff, in order to build on their practice and develop concepts about their ongoing research pathways.
Item ID: 5065
Item Type: Artefact
Keywords: installation, art and ephemera, visual arts and sound
Additional Information:

Images for this event provided by Jefferson with some stills from movies.

Media of Output: Installation
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Funders: School of Creative Arts James Cook University Townsville
Projects and Grants: See Hear Now, October 2010, School of Creative Arts
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2012 23:47
FoR Codes: 19 STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 1905 Visual Arts and Crafts @ 50%
19 STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 1999 Other Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 199999 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing not elsewhere classified @ 50%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9501 Arts and Leisure > 950104 The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft) @ 50%
95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9501 Arts and Leisure > 950199 Arts and Leisure not elsewhere classified @ 50%
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