The ingredients are in your hands.
To create an authentically new mix requires a discussion with yourself and others about the tensions between the body as the canvas and the messages you send. You are the creator but where does that leave the viewer, the critic and ultimately the owner? Who is this mysterious personality? You will explore and discover why they would wear your jewels and what makes it meaningful, significant and covetable.
Only you will understand the limits of the materials with which you experiment, push them hard, rip and tear until they yield to your will.
Enjoy the extrovert weirdness of your thoughts and the outcomes you achieve. Look at the awkward and uncomfortable, create your mastery of idea with an authentically dysfunctional process…then make sense of it. Critique and understand the relationships between research, drawing, experiments in materials and design. Make your jewels speak to others, tell them what you think, give a genuine and thought provoking response to the life you live. Wait and watch the dynamic relationship between jewel and wearer, how do they respond and change with the presence of one another? How can you control or lose control of this dynamic? Does it matter to you?
Make it (what?) work hard and listen to the stories it tells, the memories it will evoke.
|Course||Fashion Accessories and Jewellery BA (Hons)
Textile Design BA (Hons)
Simone ten Hompel
Studio 4, fourth floor CM4-22
|When||Tuesday and Friday|
Studio 3D 01: Stock Take
Cathy Stack (studio Lead), Will Smith and Peter Marigold
London is far from plain. What makes something special? What makes something different and more desirable than something else?
Studio 3D 02: Engage = React
James Hunting, Claire Whelan, Sam Wingate, Gina Pierce and Marianne Forrest
It is your future, professionally, socially and culturally. How is the work you produce going to help you shape this? The question should never be…’is this enough?’ It should be ‘ do I feel I have done enough’ and ‘does this situate my work where I want to it to be?’
Studio 3D 03: Black Mountain
Karen Coughlan (Studio Lead), Claire Whelan, Sam Wingate, Gina Pierce and Simone ten Hompel
Following in the footsteps of John Andrew Rice's legendary Black Mountain College, famous for the schools notable faculty and students alike and Influencing countless future generations of artists, creative minds and educators.
Studio 3D 04: Evocative Objects
Marianne Forrest, Simone ten Hompel and Heidi Yeo
The ingredients are in your hands. To create an authentically new mix requires a discussion with yourself and others about the tensions between the body as the canvas and the messages you send.
Studio 3D 05: FRUIT MACHINE
Steph Aman (Studio Lead), Roisin Dunne, Theresa Hewlett, Jolanta Cerniauskiene and Marianne Forrest
This is a space to let rip and live big! Dream no longer, here imagination knows no bounds. Experiment and make new discoveries, explore what it means to be free and alive; passion and fear are all key ingredients for this fruit salad.