Writing and Thinking

Detail from 'Call yourself a bloody professional' Pam Flett Press by Joanne Lee

Detail from ‘Call yourself a bloody professional’ Pam Flett Press by Joanne Lee

I don’t know what I’m thinking until I start writing. What is that relationship between thought and the physical/visual/verbal processes that take place when pen meets paper or fingers hit keys?

This is something that I’m hoping to explore further this term by working with Art History students to develop a Critical Journal. The form and content will be shaped by the contributors interests, so I’m excited to see what materialises.

The first meeting is Monday 7 October at 4pm in G20, all welcome.

And in the meantime here is a link to one of my favourite critical journal type publications:

Pam Flett Press
This beautifully designed publication is made by Joanne Lee who is an artist and writer and lecturer at Nottingham Trent. The first issue Call yourself a bloody professional? is about the joys of being an amateur, her forth coming edition is all about chewing gum, rumination and the things we make when we’re not thinking about making anything…

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About Art Theory and Practice

BA Contemporary Art History Manchester School of Art http://www.mmu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/2012/9406/

One comment

  1. “What is that relationship between thought and the physical/visual/verbal processes that take place when pen meets paper or fingers hit keys?” That’s what I’d like to know! I was actually just musing about this in a blog post of my own…

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