Category Archive: Anniek Wheeler

Dark Room Final Documentation

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Dark Room Project Description One of the secondary themes of Vhils was layers and history. Vhils reintroduces history by exposing it through destruction: removing layers to create a memorial to the past and resurfacing the history… Continue reading

Dark Room: Final Interpretation

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Site: In the context of the Architecture building, the bridge already plays a historical and solidified role. For generations of Architecture students, it has been a bridge between the two faculties, a place… Continue reading

The Dark Room

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Dark Room

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Light Exposure

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Light Exposure: https://youtu.be/0lJpB-7-Jm4

Locks, Cabins and Building Blocks

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History is one of Vhils’s most prominent themes. For the University the Rideau Canal is historically important. Ottawa was founded as workers village for the Northern-most part of the canal construction. The year… Continue reading

Reveal and Conceal

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One of the main focuses of Vhil’s work is his concept of showing the ‘face’ of a building. This theme is the main focus of what I want to achieve in my pavilion.… Continue reading

Unseen and Unknown

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To fully understand and interpret the concept of ‘dark room’, I had to look at it from multiple perspectives. The word dark originates from the old english deorc, meaning “dark, obscure, gloomy, sinister, wicked”, which… Continue reading

Chance and Explorations

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  Creative thinking is work, labor, in the proper meaning of the word, rather than merely an unexpected and effortless flash of insight… Work is usually a sweaty and messy business. I personally… Continue reading

A Study in Wax and Concrete

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PROJECT II – PHASE 4: RESPONSE

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CONCRETE: Creation through Destruction My first experiences weren’t entirely successful. I imagined at the start of my first attempt that I would be able to simply chip away at the concrete, creating forms… Continue reading

PROJECT II – PHASE 3: INTERPRETATION

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BIO Vhils is an artist from Portugal, whose real name is Alexandre Farto. He grew up in an industrial area near Lisbon. He was born in 1987 and has been producing work since the… Continue reading

PROJECT II – PHASE 2: EXPLORATION

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The piece I chose to replicate was a work that Vhils created at Le M.U.R in Paris. This piece was not one of my 3 previously chosen pieces, but I thought it would… Continue reading

Project II – Phase 1: First Impressions

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Vhils uses everything from power tools to explosives to paint and acid. Given that Vhils almost solely works in portraiture for his street art, I wanted to chose 3 pieces that he created for… Continue reading

Project 1

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For my act of measurement I wanted to look at an everyday action, and see if I could make it into a piece of art. One of the things that people do almost… Continue reading