5.2.3 Finding Texts: Island

Identify a range of different kinds of texts as potential starting points for your assignment and use the questions above to unpick them. Try to find texts that challenge you in some way: pick an article about a subject you’re unfamiliar with, pick a journal you’ve never read. Your text could equally well be a […]

3.2.2 Finding Texts: ‘Fairies from the Dark’

The second set of texts were from a small cheap book of Cornish Folk Tales. From the book I selected stories that related to St Ives and places around so that I could better visualise them, but presenting a range of ‘truth’, ‘myth’ and imagination. The Sands at Lelant and Phillack – about the encroachment […]

3.1.3: Lost on the Way to Zennor: Collage

Create contradictory or new meanings by juxtaposing existing images and text through collage. This third project further explores different relationships between text and image based on a ‘bricolage’ sketchbook of collaged photographs and mixed media mark-making for which I created meaning through adding selected text from Rebecca Solnitz ‘A Field Guide to Getting Lost’. I […]

3.1.2 Lost in Blue: Maximum, minumum and ‘just right’

Use an image and a piece of text to create maximum information or detail. Next, strip back the design to maintain the same meaning or effect but with minimum visual content. Find a point between these two positions where there’s just enough information or detail. For this project I decided to explore one of Solnit’s […]