Moving on – Proposal

My proposal would be to recreate within the existing walls of Old Battersea House an ‘experiential experience’ of the property’s hidden historical layers. A concept that this research calls ‘A house within a house‘. What was this house before being a ‘private house’? How can the community relive its eras? Different tenants occupied this property,…

A Timeline of Timelines

Last week we discussed linear chronology as being one way to understand and organise collections. For those exploring such methods I am including some links to the timeline as a graphic form. (Also suggestive for many other drawing formats). Here is a timeline of timelines which contains some great descriptions and images of the way…

Time-based Drawings and Taxonomy Examples

As mentioned on Tuesday, here are some old posts about time-based drawings: Historical examples:http://ds7.osa.digital/index.php/2015/09/23/representing-time-some-historical-examples/ Contemporary examples:http://ds7.osa.digital/index.php/2015/09/25/representing-time-some-contemporary-examples/ Also, here are some taxonomy examples: First by a student from the first year of DS7 , Anoovab Deka, that was creating a taxonomy of factual and fictional elements on his site, Marine Park in New York: http://ds7.osa.digital/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/MAIN-TAXONOMY.pdf Or this…

Rachel Whiteread Exhibition

One of Britain’s leading contemporary artists, Whiteread uses industrial materials such as plaster, concrete, resin, rubber and metal to cast everyday objects and architectural space. Her evocative sculptures range from the intimate to the monumental. She is interested in the space which surrounds and defines the objects. Her sculptures, often seeming to be direct transcriptions…

Dream City; More, Better, Sooner – a film on Battersea by Alice May Williams

Alice May Williams’ Dream City – More, Better, Sooner is a meditation on the changing face of London’s landmark Battersea Power Station – smokestack energy colossus of yesteryear now rapidly transforming into an upscale lifestyle playground of tomorrow. Combining archive footage of the building in its industrial heyday with computer-generated projections of the form it will soon…