The MA Graphic Media Design course recently participated in the Practices of Enquiry exhibition, 14 -18 November, Cookhouse Gallery, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL. Field(ing) Study or the Suspension of Interpretation – a…
Field(ing) Study or the Suspension of Interpretation – a collaborative project that explores the tools, strategies and politics of observational research through design – was presented amongst an excellent selection of case studies from courses across UAL. This workshop was devised and delivered by Yeb Wiersma, Sophie Demay and Paul Bailey.
Rebecca Worth, Cate Rickards and Richard Ashton – current MA Graphic Media Design (part-time) participants – led an associated event exploring the value of learning through direct, physical experience in relation to the Practices of Enquiry exhibition. The session, transcribed live as an observational act, was approached through three provocations;
1. Observation is not a neutral act
2. The observer as …
3. Context is (half) the work
Practices of Enquiry is a two-year institutional enhancement project, exploring how we create the conditions for enquiry to flourish within our ‘creative, curious, critical curricula’ (Learning Teaching and Enhancement Strategy 2015-2022).