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Master of Fine Art International Practice

University College for the Creative Arts at Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester
(formerly Kent Institute of Design - KIAD)
Canterbury Campus Fine Arts Student: Laury Dizengremel

Research Bibliography and WWW Research Trail


Personal research bibliography

I have compiled here a list of all books fully read or consulted during my MFA Course.

There are also many links to online articles further below in the "Miscellaneous Links" section.

KLASS Morton and HELLMAN Hal
(1971) The Kinds of Mankind: An Introduction to Race and Racism. J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia / New York, USA.
MONTAGU Ashley
(1964) Man's Most dangerous Myth: The Fallacy of Race. Fourth edition. The World Publishing Company, Cleveland and New York, USA.
HUBBARD L. Ron
(1950) Science of Survival and (1991) Art. Bridge Publications, Inc. Los Angeles, California, USA.
GAYWOOD James
(2005) "yBA" as Critique, an essay in Theory in Contemporary Art since 1985. Zoya Kocur and Simon Leung ed., Blackwell Publishing Ltd, United Kingdom.
SHEEHAN Steven (1991)
(1991) Art Terms & Techniques The Harper Collins Dictionary, Ralph Mayer Center, Yale University School of Art, 2nd Edition. Harper Perennial, 1991, New York.
GUILLERMO YUSCARAN
The Garifuna Story (1990) Tegucigapa, Honduras. Nuevo Sol Publicationes (1990)
HAFTMANN, WERNER
Art Since Mid-Century: The New Internationalism, Volume 1 - Abstract Art. - Preface by Jean Leymarie. Greenwich, Connecticut, New York Graphic Society (1971)
SMITH, JOSEPH WAYNE The Remorseless Working of Things. AIDS and the Global Crisis: An Ecological Critique of Internationalism. Kalgoorlie Press, 1992
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. Isamu Noguchi Master Sculptor, Scala Publishers, London (2004)
Duncan, Michael L.A. Portraiture: Post-Cool, Art in America, Oct 1999 http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1248/is_10_87/ai_56906442/pg_1


Travel links

Lonely Planet Country Guides:
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/central_america/honduras/ http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/north_east_asia/taiwan/ http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/north_east_asia/china/


Materials / Tools links

The Compleat Sculptor - mail order sculpture tools and materials (USA)
http://www.sculpt.com/

Brad Oren (USA)
http://www.bradsculpture.com/supply/home.asp

Sculpture House Casting (USA)
http://www.sculptshop.com

Smooth-On - Liquid rubbers and plasters for artists (USA)
http://www.smooth-on.com/

Synair Corporation - casting products (USA)
http://www.synair.com/

US Composites - materials such as fibreglass, epoxy, molding rubbers, urethane foam (USA)
http://www.shopmaninc.com/

Search engine for industry products - The most comprehensive resource for industrial information, products, services, CAD drawings, and more
http://www.thomasnet.com/

Alect Tiranti Ltd - sculpture tools and materials (UK)
http://www.tiranti.co.uk/


Miscellaneous Links

http://www.artlex.com - many entries were consulted during the course!!!!
http://www.noguchi.org/heads.html - extract "On Abandoning Abstraction" from A Sculptor's World by Isamu Noguchi
http://carbon.cudenver.edu/~mryder/itc_data/postmodern.html - Contemporary Philosophy, Critical Theory and Postmodern Thought, a portal to various web resources on the subject including a gateway to the following:-
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Postmodern
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modernism
http://www.netaxs.com/~jgreshes/mahler/music_mahler_and_mysticism.html - Lert, Ernst J. M. Music, Mahlher, and Mysticism
http://www.alphalink.com.au/~radnat/internationalism.html
http://www.developmentgoals.org/ http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/
Honduras in 24 Hours (photography event) http://www.honduras24horas.un.hn/copan.htm#LauryD
Tank Loft Arts Center: http://www.scfai.edu.cn/Chinese/tankloftartscenter_web/E_home.htm
Sichuan Fine Arts Institute: http://www.scfai.edu.cn/English/about.htm
National University of the Arts of Taiwan: http://www.ntua.edu.tw/eng
Art Silver Clay: http://www.silver-clay.com/
Chinese Ethnic Groups: http://www.china.org.cn/e-groups/shaoshu/
World Ethnic Groups: http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/fields/2075.html


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  1. Original Description of MFA Project
  2. Research Methodology Chart for MFA Project
  3. Action Plan 1 -
  4. Action Plan 2 -
  5. Final Description of MFA Project
  1. Essay One 10 January 2005
  2. Essay Two 7 March 2005
  3. Critical Evaluation 1 8 April 2005
  4. Critical Evaluation 2
  5. Critical Evaluation 3
  6. PG Dips - Research Paper for Viva
  7. Artist Statement for MFA Final Show Sept. 2006
  1. Sculpture
  2. Photography
  3. Video
  4. Installation
  1. Personal bibliography
  2. Travel links
  3. Artist and art websites
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. List of professional commissions executed , works purchased and works exhibited during course period Sept. 2004 to Sept. 2006
  3. List of professional engagements (symposia, lectures, etc.) during course period Sept. 2004 to Sept. 2006

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