Final development/ making of final Idea

From research and development, I have come to a critical design decision for my final piece. I want my audience to subconsciously connect with my final piece by illustrating the golden ratio geometric shape which the mind uses to work out human attractiveness. I will extract these geometric grid structures found through my research, leaving …

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Human Physical Attraction- What/Human Physical Attraction- What/ how are we actually physically attracted to others? – Research and Analysis how are we actually physically attracted – Research and Analysis

I thought for initial research I could write down and gather as many preconceptions about physical attraction I have myself and my fellow colleagues. This will give me a staring point for the project, as a I can go and explore these preconception through research, which will either explain or shed new light on the …

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The exhibition space

‘beauty is simplicity, symmetry, elegance and as the article describes as immutable truth’ ‘create some sort of metaphor with geometric line and patterns’ ‘naturally, we are constructed by this ratio, and our minds know this and search for others that are indeed made relatively in proportion to this ratio.’ ‘Subconsciously, we are taking these images, and turing …

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The Wider context

I have chosen my topic area of human physical attraction. To understand my wider context I drew a quick diagram of how human attraction effects society. This helped me to draw up on my own initial ideas of where start my research. This research will help create a basis to then go and explore hidden …

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Interdisciplinary Practice- Bibliography

GOMPERTZ, W. (2010). The stories of Nelson’s ship in a bottle. http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/thereporters/willgompertz/2010/05/yinka_shonibare_1.html. Last accessed 17th Feb 2014. JEH. (2012). Yinka Shonibare: Nelson’s ship in a bottle. Available: http://aajpress.wordpress.com/2012/02/27/yinka-shonibare-nelsons-ship-in-a-bottle/. Last accessed 17th Feb 2014. GRAMMER, K. (19 August 2004). Human pheromones and sexual attraction. European journal of obstetrics & gynecology and reproductive biology. 118 (2), P135-141. THE …

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Provoking Art- Critical Analysis

Nelsons ship- Yinka Shonibare This contemporary piece from Yinka Shonibare is a sculpture that celebrates Britain’s multi cultural society. Gompertz (2010) says that the seas were freed for the British to build their Empire; subsequently, individuals and families from countries within that Empire arrived in Britain. The materials used for the sails do not posses the …

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London Trip

Before going to London, I  had preconceptions of what the city is like and how I valued it on previous visits. After visiting the city for the forth time my life, my opinions on the place haven’t changed. The place to me has little value in my life, as the city to me seems unwelcoming …

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