Departure Boards – Redesign

For the Crimes Against Design project my team and I are working on, we have made a decision about what in Waterloo station we feel needs redesigning. After the hundreds of photos we documented, we narrowed it down to 5 examples of what we considered to be pretty bad design, here's two of those. For… Continue reading Departure Boards – Redesign

Genius Loci – Location search (continued)

So I've just been to some of the Southwark arches, and now I'm even more undecided about the location for the Genius Loci project. These are the photos I have just taken.        This is slightly irrelevant, and isn't an influence for how I would film my video, but this Pepsi Max advert… Continue reading Genius Loci – Location search (continued)

Grayson Perry: Who Are You?

On Channel 4 recently, artist Grayson Perry tackled identity issues of several diverse individuals as he created bold tapestries, pots and sculptures. His work made from this 3 episode series is featured in the National Portrait Gallery, which earlier in the week I went to visit. The exhibition explores British identity through portraiture very well; Perry cleverly gives the viewer… Continue reading Grayson Perry: Who Are You?

Disobedient Objects at the V&A

After making our way through a maze of nude stone sculptures, we found ourselves at the Disobedient Objects exhibition at the V&A. In this very monumental and ornate museum, this exhibition almost seems ironically placed; 'Disobedient Objects' observes the roles that a range of seemingly ordinary items have had in political protests and social movements. (Very unlike the other displays… Continue reading Disobedient Objects at the V&A