Remote experiences of tangible spaces _ adrian scicluna

How would you describe the trajectory of your work, and your personal style, over the years? Could you talk a bit about your studies and experiences of exhibiting your work outside of Malta, and how this has informed your work in the long run?

The ideas I am working on today actually kicked off in 2010. Uga softball schedule 2016 In 2011-2012 I was experimenting with my desire for tactility within a digital world. Softball pitching rules In 2012 I painted interpersonal relationships depicted in spaces varying from a virtual world to a fictitious place where people come together. Basketball olympics 2004 The works sometimes included digital printing and acrylic and sometimes oil paint. Facebook search by email In 2013, mixed media became an integral part of my process.

Photography was manipulated digitally and transferred to canvas to give a tactile presence. Baseball score sheet template Lone figures were painted seemingly both absent and present in a constructed world made up of various fragments of different places juxtaposed together. Fantasy football 2016 sleepers In 2014 I continued with the same artistic process but the figure was eventually removed and I focused more on the constructed world itself. Asphalt 8 hack Complex landscapes made of fragments of different places were dotted on the canvas.

In 2015 I shifted to oil paint, graphite and ink and became interested in the notion of the posthuman language of algorithms within a landscape of data streams and remote sites attaching themselves to the data stream. Slow pitch softball team names In 2016 I started painting landscapes on top of each other unapologetically, as if going from one site to the other on the same canvas. Beach garden ideas These layers sometimes morph into one another. Francesca eastwood age This process allowed me to think about not only spaces coming together but time being compressed too.

I completed a Masters degree in Fine Art at Wimbledon College of Art (University of the Arts London). Ncaa basketball championship channel Practice-based research, theory and professional development were the three main pillars of my degree. Fantasy football cheat sheet excel I got to know many international artists. Espn fantasy football app download Resources were abundant.

I have been exhibiting international for quite some time now. Landscape structures I was involved in a twinning project between the National Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta, Malta and the Museum of Art, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Garden city hotel I was then invited back to have a solo exhibition at the Museum of Fine Art in Romania. Fire sprinkler system design guide Straight after that, I joined two galleries – one in East London and the other in West London. Washington baseball team This kept me extremely busy. Michigan softball I also had a number of invitations to exhibit internationally such as Athens, Singapore and Berlin. Baseball league standings From 2014 I have been either pre-selected, shortlisted or a finalist in five international competitions: one in Miami, four in the UK (three of which were London-based).

Even though it was all going really well I felt the need to take a break from all the deadlines. Masonry veneer I started cutting back so I could have time to become immersed in my studio practice with fewer distractions. Drip Which is why there are notable changes in my 2015 works and again in 2016. Baseball field drawing In 2015 I was invited to have a solo exhibition in Gozo and have been active locally again since then, although I continue to exhibit abroad.

The intense experience of working internationally influences me professionally. Facebook search history android The international exposure brings opportunities of meeting interesting personalities from all walks of life. Small garden ideas pictures Since it’s a bigger market it is easier for me to find my own niche. Facebook marketplace The experience of travelling back and forth between Malta and other countries contributes to my interest of being in more spaces than one in a short period of time; which becomes integrated in my work.

‘Club Class’ by Adrian Scicluna (2014) How did your focus on spaces first come about? What triggered this motif for your work, and why do you find it such a rich and fascinating topic to explore?

The particularities of my interest in space, as a theme, are always evolving. Retaining wall design I started focusing on space during my full time studies for a Masters Degree in Fine Arts in London. Football games today college Living in London I became interested in orientation, navigation and surveillance as I was exploring the city. Fences play I would visit various places in London. Realtime landscaping I started to consider the loaded contexts of these sites (such as playgrounds, public transport stations and parks) from the perspective of surveillance and being the onlooker.

I also became increasingly interested in online and offline interpersonal relationships. Pitch dark mgsv This interest was greatly influenced by my interaction on Skype with my family based in Malta.

I am fascinated with how communication technology has become such an integral part of our day-to-day life nowadays. Baseball diamond diagram Technologies that societies develop say a lot about our needs, desires, hopes, fears and anxieties. Lattice method multiplication worksheet The sites we access and the spaces we construct around us become like self-portraits or profiles of who we are.

We can be in numerous places simultaneously. Rawlings custom glove builder The space/s we are exposed to nurture and manipulate who we are today. Landscaper Sometimes making us vulnerable. Pitch definition science Our space expands through the places and multiple realities we have access to virtually and physically. Small garden design ideas on a budget Our relationship with space (and time) is changing exponentially through developments in technology.

Which artistic techniques and styles do you find yourself most drawn towards, and how would you say they help you express your favourite themes in the most direct and potent way possible?

I find all media equally expressive. Landscape photography definition I have worked with sculpture, installation, video art, photography, printing, drawing and painting. Team usa baseball tryouts However, for a number of years I have been developing my painting process. Baseball players names It started off with mixed media and then into oil and graphite only.

Mainly because of the context and creative processes informing what techniques I need to apply. Front garden design I tend to work with more than one style on the same canvas; which references the multiple realities that coexist and to which we are connected.

I quite like oil as it involves ‘time’. Fantasy basketball mock draft 2016 Time unfolds quite poetically during the process. Ncaa basketball final four 2016 I do not have to be literal about notions of time. Backyard designs with pool The world is continuously accelerating. Baseball hitting drills We are becoming more and more efficient in many respects. Masonry tools and their uses Oil paint slows it down and gives me a chance to read between the lines, to tease out a critique of the contemporary life. Baseball field diagram Paint references tactility; which is at the lower end of the hierarchy of the senses in the visual culture that we live in today.

I would say that opportunities are growing and support to the arts increasing. Tournament bracket online I would like to see it mature and flourish as a fully-fledged industry in Malta. Fantasy basketball dynasty rankings Coming from a teaching background I would also like to see the visual arts be considered as a main subject.

The subject needs more space to prove itself in practice. Fantasy football mock draft 10 team Art has the potential to play a key role in life long learning skills in visual literacy, visual culture, thinking skills, critique and creativity, which are transferable in all spheres of life. Basketball teams This would benefit the holistic education of our citizens generally speaking and more specifically, would help the arts flourish.

I will be participating and curating an exhibition at the Malta Stock Exchange which will be showing from early March to late April. Define pitchy I’m researching, doodling and gathering notes for my next projects – thinking more about connectivity of spaces, and the spaces of ‘flow’.

The Seated Traveller is currently on display at Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, 120 St Ursula Street, Valletta and is open for viewing strictly by appointment with the artist. France flag meaning of colors To book an appointment, contact Adrian Scicluna on [email protected] Cover image: ‘Living Space’ by Adrian Scicluna