Note/Thought - Future research highlighted / by Ally McGinn

Something I need to spend some time thinking about and begin to articulate is the painterly language in the work.

I have not explored this in length with language. Arguably this is evident in the work itself but I feel it's something I could think about in the coming month. To this end, a focused aim for research could be to explore painterly language. I feel as though I have the ability to use installation as a thinking tool now, in that when I actively perceive ‘things’ I can apply the perspective of object-in-space to that ‘thing’. So, I an able to explore the history and theory of painterly language without becoming re-immersed in painting entirely. I have moved away from painting in its traditional form and can return to it as a subject in more detail.

I have begun this with the text on gesture, which I found very engaging.

 Agamben, G. (2000) ‘Notes on Gesture’. In: Agamben, G. Means Without End: Notes on Politics. London: University of Minnesota Press. Avaliable from:  https://monoskop.org/images/3/3c/Agamben_Giorgio_Means_without_end_notes_on_politics_2000.pdf  [Accessed 12.11.17].

Agamben, G. (2000) ‘Notes on Gesture’. In: Agamben, G. Means Without End: Notes on Politics. London: University of Minnesota Press. Avaliable from: https://monoskop.org/images/3/3c/Agamben_Giorgio_Means_without_end_notes_on_politics_2000.pdf [Accessed 12.11.17].