Monthly Archives: August 2017

Notes on materials and processes

Finnish plywood manufacturers seen at Lusto museum in Savonlinna

Koskisen makes very fine birch ply and veneers including a very flexible 2 ply.  Can be laser cut and bent to shape.  Pale surface could be coloured.

Matt papers for inkjet printing – rice paper


Thin translucent fabrics for inkjet printing

Double projection

overlapping projections on either side onto 50:50 screen.

Positve negative images cancel out but are revealed when one projection is obstructed by someone moving in front of the screen.

Projection onto textured or structured surfaces where images can be seen from one direction but not another.


Autonomy and media specificity

Introduction to Adorno

Historical Dialectics and the Autonomy of Art in Adorno’s Ästhetische Theorie

The Specificity of Media in the Arts

The Social Significance of Autonomous Art- Adorno and Bürger

Persistent Autonomy and Romanticism

On Medium Specificity And Discipline Crossovers In Modern Art


Automatism, Causality and Realism- Foundational Problems in the Philosophy of Photography

Aesthetic Autonomy- Tracing the K antian Legacy to Olafur Eliasson*