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Sammi Sparke

Photographer

Object to Subject

PRESENTED ON JUN 28, 2016
IN ST NEOTS @ VOL 6

Portrait photographer Sammi Sparke talks us through a personal project that looks at the objectivity of the naked form and how the emotional state can highlight or detract from the subject.

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Little Island Management

BY MARI KOJIMA
@ VOL 67 ON DEC 02, 2009

Mari Kojima talks about her life and her little island -- Japan -- as seen through the viewfinder of her camera. Find more of Mari's brilliant and elegant photography and art on her blog.

"Presentation of the Day" on October 25, 2013.

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Speaking in a Visual Language

BY SEAN ARDEN
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 28, 2013

Artist Erin Siddal and media-maker Sean Arden examine the subtleties of technology and how these subtleties are central to the experience of media. Erin and Sean utilize visual language through time-lapse photography, and experiment with its ability to evoke stories and emotions. 

 

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The Subject of Identity

BY JUSTINE BOURDAGES
@ ARTS NUMÉRIQUES ON MAR 20, 2014

Justine Bourdages is an artist that works around the subject of identity. She is interested in the stories hidden behind subjects' faces. Through her pieces, she allows the viewer to see hidden relations between people and their memories.

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Sexuality in Medieval Art

BY HUIB ISERIEF
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 25, 2014

Sex in the Middle Ages is a difficult subject: after all the church wanted to save everyone from mortal sins. Licit and illicit sex (as Huib would call it) are beautifully integrated into the medieval art. Researcher Huib Iserief (Amsterdam University) will bring his art historical sex theory to light!

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The Big O

BY TIRZA SHELTON
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 23, 2015

This presentation completes a trilogy for Tirza Shelton. In her first PK she empowered us to take it off and reveal our true selves in The Naked Truth. The we conquered our fears in The F Word. Now that we are naked and fearless we can accomplish the ultimate human experience in The Big O.

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Naked Men

BY PATRIK STEORN
@ VOL 53 ON AUG 18, 2015

Meet Patrik Steorn - Director at Thielska Galleriet in Stockholm. He will guide you through the art history of naked men. NB! Presentation is in Swedish.

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Half-Naked Painting

BY BEAUVAIS LYONS
@ VOL 17 ON NOV 12, 2015

Beauvais Lyons offers an artistic, social, economic and political examination of “Des Nudas,” the bare–breasted, body-painted women who busk in Times Square. Themes include differentiation of naked and nude, the top-free movement and gender equality, historical and contemporary applications of body painting, freedom of speech and commerce, patriotism as a visual motif and art in public spaces.

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Fantastical Maps

BY CAMBRIDGE CURIOSITY AND IMAGINATION CCI
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 28, 2016

Two members of the team from Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination, Helen Stratford and Sally Todd share about their organisation and how it aims to inspire and enrich by organising creative projects for communites. Stratford and Todd then share more in depth about one project in St Neots: working with school children to create fantastical maps.

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Nude Croquet

BY TIM PHILIPPI
@ VOL 28 ON NOV 24, 2016

Tim Philippi is the proud father of three kids. His son Matthew is 13 and he also has a set of twin girls, Cate and Jane, who are 10. During the work week, Tim manages the Creative Services Dept. at Manitoba Hydro. When not working, he spends his time pursuing other interests which include making art, paddling his kayak and whenever possible, camping.