Artist Showcase: Cloud Parliament

This latest artist showcase highlights beautiful, haunting drawings and zines by Cloud Parliament.    When did your interest in art/creating begin and what is your starting point for each piece? I don't recall having an interest: it was always something integral, something I did. When I was about three I used to lift the kitchen … Continue reading Artist Showcase: Cloud Parliament

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Artist Showcase: Maranda Russell

The latest artist showcase comes from Maranda Russell. If you would like a post about your work on the blog, please email kdoutsiderart@yahoo.com. When did your interest in art/creating begin? I've always had somewhat of an interest in creating art, but as a child I thought I had absolutely no artistic talent because I was … Continue reading Artist Showcase: Maranda Russell

The ‘Integrated Professional’ and the ‘Naive Artist’

My previous PhD research-inspired post, ‘The Cycle of Cultural Consumption’, focused mainly on what sort of culture audiences ‘consume’ and why. It looked at Pierre Bourdieu’s theory of habitus, and how our social and educational background is the biggest influencing factor when it comes to the culture that is available – and interesting – to … Continue reading The ‘Integrated Professional’ and the ‘Naive Artist’