Specification : a0.05


Sometimes others set the problems for students, as in David Askevold Projects Class at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (1968-72), where the problems were set by prominent conceptual artists (Lucy Lippard, Jan Debbits, N.E. Thing collective). Sharpe, K. 2008. Writing Workshop: NSCAD History Project [online] Available at http://nscadhistoryworkshop.blogspot.co.uk/2008/10/david-askevold-and-projects-class.html [last accessed 7th July 2016

Day 05

The Wild Symposium in a lecture theatre. Repressed / suppressed

Space = control. Open space = wilderness = chaos. North-West; 06.26 opened the curtains to see smoke and flames in the distance, there are often fires – over there.


Location- Atrium

The pigeon wing found earlier in the week sparkling silver foam, supported using silver embroidery thread.

Procedure 5.01

A discrete intervention made – Thursday evening at 19.17 on 07.07.16. Does it form part of a formal / informal communication and another action that nobody notices? Erasure.




The text based curricula presented by Paul Klee in 1922, Idea and Structure of the State Bauhaus in diagrammatic forms did not reference the wider social and political relations within the institution; such as the Mazdaznan philosophy – that required Itten students to partake in breathing exercises before the working day or Gropius manifesto to encouragement of friendly relations between masters and students outside of work; therefore plays, lectures, poetry, music, costume parties. Establishment of a cheerful ceremonial at these gatherings. What occurs when these are combined?

Superimposing and layering of curricula, ideas and philosophies as a blueprint for initial investigations?


Produce as a screen printed work.

Light green closed cell phenolic discontinuous foam block x 2

Grey Matt emulsionScalpel

Testing Site

How does an individual artist education impart their philosophy? Curriculum sheets; Joseph Beuys as Shamen and Kindred of the Gibbo Kift leader John Hargrave. What is a leader? Examine leadership versus the consensus approach? How is a philosophy developed in current curricula? What are these philosophies based on? Functionlism, historical precedents, progressive social politics, artistic practices, sciences, beliefs, technologies?