Below I have included notes from a recent tutorial which are significant in marking where my research has led me to thus far and also recommendations for further reading and research towards the final essay submission and my practice.
Study of coastal landscapes but relating research to wider knowledge of place and space.
Experiential response to site specific location
Aim to record and capture the essence of an experience and attempt to convey this to an audience through textile.
Where am I now?
'placeness': what constitutes to the notion of placeness?
Our sense and physical/emotional response to a place.
Compressed charcoal - worth trying it!
Need to underpin drawing as a method
The Primacy of Drawing, Deanne Petherbrdge
What is drawing?
Landscape and Memory, Simon Schama
Poetic words about experience
Underpin with methodology of 'thick description'
These could form the title of accompliment to the textile pieces
Method for 'thick description' is Anthropological
Research Method essay
Approach the essay as 'layers'
Provide descriptions of my research approach as 'layers' on top of one another to form the basis of my essay
Don't let my methods be dampened by my writing - approach the essay as I have the module. Discuss methods one by one, creating a layered approach.
Consider architectural scale of my work given my architectural background and connections.