HANDSHAKE 5

 

 

Caroline Thomas

About  CAROLINE THOMAS

Worth

Worth

Value, importance, worthiness, usefulness, meaningfulness, significance, stature, measurement, control. How you are perceived by others and how you perceive yourself. How an object is perceived by its maker, its seller, its buyer and its audience. Emperor’s New...

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Beget

Beget

For CODA I've been exploring ideas around genealogy, genetics and family trees. What kinship do my pieces share with the three original works they are responding to? How many branches of the family tree separate them and what are the different lineages that connect...

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Mind the gap

Mind the gap

The starting point of the work I am going to make for Te Uru is Billy Apple's The Cut Away. To quote from Te Uru's website, 'This is part of an ongoing series, started in the 1970s, in which Apple has critiqued the ways that exhibition spaces function. In doing so, he...

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Dialogue and Response

Dialogue and Response

Handshake 5 kicked off with an intense four day workshop run by Roseanne Bartley at Te Auaha.  I'm still processing that workshop so am not able to fully analyse its impact on my practice. Suffice to say, it was enjoyable, invigorating, convivial and thought...

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