The knot not and the knot now
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Citation:Boyle, A. (2014) The knot not and the knot now. An unpublished research project submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Master of Design by Project.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2520
Chapter one discusses the role of craft in my art practice, and the strengths and weaknesses of such an approach. The next chapter centres around the idea that art can be a simple process of stripping away the detritus that prevents us from seeing, as a child might see, that all matter, all 'things', are invested with a strange vibrant aura. Chapter three looks at how my practice emphasises process and could be considered as a kind of three-dimensional drawing practice. From here I take a different tack and examine the symbolic importance of knots within my art (and life) before I return in the final chapter to a more conventional examination of the role the body plays within my artwork.