Fortnum, Rebecca (2006) Inspiration to Order. [Show/Exhibition]
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Inspiration to Order is a paper based on the findings of an artists’ seminar, first presented in January 2005 at the Theorising Creativity Symposium, University of West of England. The accompanying exhibition addressed one of the central aims of the research: to create ways to investigate, document and publish both artists’ processes and outcomes. A pilot study to test methodologies of documentation asked whether 'new' technologies provide useful methods for documenting artists' processes, and what role a researcher plays in documenting artists' processes.
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Painting, Documentation, Visual Intelligence, Feminism
Rebecca Fortnum read English at Corpus Christi College, Oxford before gaining an MFA from Newcastle University and taking up a fellowship at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, USA.
With a distinguished history of teaching in the arts, Rebecca Fortnum has been a Visiting Fellow in Painting at Plymouth University and at Winchester School of Art; Visiting Artist at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Senior Lecturer at Norwich School of Art and Wimbledon School of Art; and Associate Lecturer at Bath Spa University and Central St Martins School of Art. She is currently Senior Lecturer at Camberwell College of Art, University of the Arts, London and Research Fellow at the Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts, Lancaster University.
She has received numerous awards throughout her career as a visual artist, including the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the British Council, the Arts Council of England, the British School in Rome and the Art and Humanities Research Council. She has exhibited widely including solo shows at the Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Spacex Gallery, Exeter, The Winchester Gallery, Kapil Jariwala Gallery, London, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, The Drawing Gallery, London and Gallery 33, Berlin; her work has been shown in group shows in New York, Maine, Budapest, Salzburg, Marseilles and Gdansk as well as numerous UK exhibitions. Recent group shows include 'Fluent: painting and words' (2002) at Centenary Gallery, London and 'Unframed: the politics and practices of women's contemporary painting' at Standpoint Gallery, London in 2004. Artist, writer, curator and researcher, she has contributed to various conferences, journals, magazines and books and was instrumental in founding the artist run spaces Cubitt Gallery and Gasworks Gallery in London.
"My current research has evolved from my visual art practice, writing and curatorial work and includes the following:
|Your affiliations with UAL:||Colleges > Camberwell College of Arts|
|Date:||9 October 2006|
|Funders:||Arts and Humanities Research Council|
|Event Location:||California State University, USA|
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|Date Deposited:||07 Dec 2009 12:43|
|Last Modified:||11 Aug 2014 10:54|
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