LGBT HM UKC Logo design

In October 2014, I became one of two Art Trail Coordinators and Committee Members for the University of Kent 2015 LBGT History Month. During this time I designed the Art Trail logo, map, posters, leaflets and banners, I also sent call outs for artists for the Art Trail exhibition, liaised with the selected artists and curated the exhibition. Using applications such as Photoshop, Bridge and Indesign, I created and designed the above Art Trail maps, posters, leaflets and banners. *This blog post has been back-dated for continuity purposes. Logo, maps, posters, leaflet and banners were originally designed in October 2014.

Melting David proposal and sketches

Michelangelo's David is the perfect example of patriarchy's artistic masterpieces. By recreating this sculpture in melting wood, I am incoporating feminsit sensibilties through a dynamics of fluids to convey a feminist artistic practice of resistance of deconstruction. In order to overturn the traditional phallogocentric idea of the 'masterpiece' and 'genius'. "Truth is necessary for those who are so distanced from their body that they have forgotten it. But their truth immobilizes us, turns us into statues ...". Irigaray’s response to Jacques Lacan's efforts to arrive at the truth of woman's pleasure not through an appeal to real women, but to Bernini's statue of Saint Theresa located in Ro

by Hollie Mackenzie

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