The Visual Archive

Critical Thinking and Making

WEEK 7 | Inventory & Manifesto

Chelsea Gallery Visit
Until Friday, Oct 11, 5pm:
For our visit to Chelsea on October 17, select two exhibitions that relate to your research interest and post a link to the gallery into this document. Add one sentence how this is relevant to the class or your research. The schedule for Oct 17 will be shared on this website. Bring your camera and take at least 100 pictures.Research:
See Saw Gallery Guide — APP
NY Art Beat — Website
Chelseagalleries.nyc — Website

Found Objects
Until Thursday, Oct 24:
Use a printing technology of your choice—ranging from potato to risograph—to print visuals and/or words on found printed matter.
Examples:
Occupied Mono
Karel Martens Process Video
jekyll & hyde

You will be using your growing visual archive to create two works:

→ Brief: Final Project A: Inventory
Document your visual archive: organize, translate, formulate and articulate its content. Print.
“zwarte strepen”—archive of a moment
Gerhardt Richter—Atlas
Herman Rahman
Otto Treuman monograph
Karel Martens (google drive)
Martin Venezky (google drive)
Pei Yu Sun (google drive)

→ Brief: Final Project B: Manifesto | Visual Essay
Use your archive to make a visual commentary on political, economic, ecological, or cultural concerns. Any kind of media.
Dogme 95
De Stijl


(1)
(2)

(1) Karel Martens, Untitled, 2018
Letterpress monoprint on found card, 127 x 200 mm, unique, (KM2018-05)
(2) Karel Martens, Untitled, 2018
Letterpress monoprint on found card, 127 x 200 mm, unique, (KM2018-04)
(https://wilfriedlentz.com)

Optional Reading:
THE BIG ARCHIVE
Art from bureaucracy
Sven spieker
Chapter 7: ARCHIVE, DATABASE, PHOTOGRAPHY
(find it in our google drive)

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