This section requires artists to absorb themselves in a full spectrum
of culture from pop to high-art. Artists are required to undertake a set
number of research activities each day, but are also expected to follow
up areas of particular interest with additional research. This may include:
reading further texts, viewing websites, visiting exhibitions, watching
films or documentaries.
research activities are: listen to ‘Front Row’ on BBC Radio
4 Online (daily), listen to BBC 3 Arts Podcast (weekly), read Art Monthly,
Frieze and Variant (part of each daily), read Heat Magazine (weekly).
“My research indicates that it is vital for artists to be well
informed about all aspects of culture. Cultural awareness will provide
artists with a rich plateau of potential influences and will ensure works
created are relevant to contemporary discourse.”
Ellie Harrison BA PGDip
Founder of the Artist’s Training Programme™
© Artist’s Training Programme™ 2006