Fine Art

Photographic Palimpsest

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Can there truly be a photographic palimpsest where there are layers upon layers hiding and disguising mistakes and decisions made? Or can it only exist in a manipulative and synthetic state where layers are purposefully formed to be decoded in an elaborate ruse? Perhaps through our ever-increasing digital libraries, new palimpsests will form or maybe this data recovery process could be a new movement of found photography.

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Do Paintings Talk?

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OCA Tutor Michelle Charles, will be hosting a museum visit to the Tate Modern in London on the 7 February from 12-2pm. During this very special study session you will be introduced to some of the artists whose works are on display in the permanent collection whom Michelle personally knew.

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Sarah Youseman

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Keen followers of the WeAreOCA blog may remember a post about Drawing 2 student Sarah Youseman’s Parallel Project. When that was posted, Sarah was beginning her Drawing 2 course. She has now finished and the Parallel Project culminated not in a traditional painting or static image, but in a film of her making a painting.

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