Tania Kovats ran through a timeline of her work and travels to an inspired audience on Wednesday 2nd November 2016, answering some tough questions at the end about her ideas process. Illustration by third year student, Ella Kasperowicz.
James Binning delivered a talk, representing architectural collective ‘ASSEMBLE’, on Wednesday 12th October 2016. Winners of the Turner Prize, their use of networking, making the most of limitations and improving communities was very inspiring. Illustration by Ella Kasperowicz (http://www.instagram.com/ellaismental)
The autumn programme of Guest Speakers at Falmouth School of Art started with Alan Kane visiting on Wednesday 28th September 2016. As well as discussing his work, he discussed his ideas about everyone having a creative outlet – from gurning, to arranging stacks of speakers, to collecting objects.
Lindsay Seers delivered a unique and engaging lecture on Wednesday 2nd March 2016 inviting Falmouth School of Art students into her creative process. Her use of photography to document, act as evidence and represent reality as well as raw, truthful lecture delivery inspired the accompanying visual; my unedited spontaneous notes during the presentation. Sharing these brings similar feelings of unease that Seers described as an influence in her work.
Unlike Graham Gussin’s, ‘Unseen Film’, the Falmouth School of Art lecture theatre was packed on Wednesday 17th February 2016 as the artist delivered an engaging lecture regarding light and dark, the influence of cinema and how a black triangle is rather terrifying!
Rosalind Nashashibi and Lucy Skaer showcased their collaborative film work in an engaging lecture to Falmouth School of Art students on Wednesday 3rd February 2016. Appropriating existing art as a starting point, themes in their projects include power, the portrayal of women and distortion of reality. Visual response by Ella Kasperowicz, BA(Hons) Illustration.
Conrad Shawcross inspired Falmouth students in his talk on Wednesday 2nd December 2015, about the relationship between science and art and how this needs to grow in order for the disciplines to reach their potentials. Themes of reasoning, creativity, balance and harmony led to the end note, ‘there are more neurons in the brain than stars in the universe’.
Krijn de Koning’s playful approach to designing spaces and love of drawing came across brilliantly in his talk to Falmouth students on Wednesday 25th November 2015. Visual response by Ella Kasperowicz, BA(Hons) Illustration.
Gavin Turk returned to Falmouth University on Wednesday 18th November 2015 to deliver an entertaining lecture on the themes of authorship and identity within his work and the art world. Visual response by Ella Kasperowicz, BA(Hons) Illustration.
Hew Locke entertained and inspired his Falmouth School of Art audience through his witty remarks and diverse range of work on Wednesday 4th November 2015. Visual take by BA(Hons) Illustration student, Ella Kasperowicz.
Elly Thomas delivered an engaging lecture regarding the theme of childhood play to Falmouth School of Art students on Wednesday 21st October 2015. Visual take provided by Ella Kasperowicz, BA(Hons) Illustration.
Second year BA(Hons) Illustration student Ella Kasperowicz provides a visual take on the lecture given by Visiting Professor of Art, Simon Fujiwara, to a packed Falmouth audience on Tuesday 13 October 2015.