Author: Naho Matsuda

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I’ve collected all drawings that show the set up of the experiment that I could find online - I found them in articles, papers, slideshows and then slowly removed elements from those drawings. First digitally then on paper with correction fluid. Again I’m ping-ponging between...

Milgram Archive

A couple of days ago I received an answer from Yale library that looks after Stanley Milgrams Archive. Due to Covid-19 the library building is currently closed, but the library staff generously shared some digitized files and images that I had send a query for….

Drawing

Alongside editing the video, I’ve started to draw one image per word pair. A simple drawing by hand that I then scan and transfer onto a larger digital canvas where I collect all word pair images. I’ve started with the beginning of the list but...

A personal image library

In a time of image libraries, image archives, image processing, machine vision, media theorists and their new notions of ‘the image’ - all these things I’ve started to create an image repository based on my own associations with the word pair list. When I discovered...

Association

Association as in ‘the mental connection between things’ not the group of people. I’m looking at the word pair list of the memory test within the Stanley Milgram experiment. 25 word pairs, adjectives and nouns. Blue Girl, Nice Day, Fat Neck. I’m fascinated with this…

Blue Girl

Blue Girl is the first word pair of the memory test, and has been my ‘code name’ for this idea since I first learned about the memory test within the Milgram Experiment 5 years ago. So in a way this idea has been sitting on…

The Milgram Experiment

Photo from the Milgram Experiment I should explain a bit more about the Milgram experiment, in case you haven’t heard of it.  A volunteer is told that he is taking part in an experiment that investigates the role of punishment when learning and is asked...

First Blog Post

The first sentence of a blog post usually carries expectations of an intriguing start to an exciting article. With this out of the way, I will just share a few thoughts and things. I’ve started my residency on the 1st of May, set up my...

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Artcore Gallery

"Oh, yet we trust that somehow good
Will be the final goal of ill." - Lord Tennyson, In Memoriam

We announced this month that we were looking for artists to take part in our "In Memoriam" art project. That will involve creative postcard-sized artworks by Derby and Derbyshire artists.
The canvas is yours to fill, you can paint, draw, create a collage take photographs, write a scintillating poem or prose – whatever excites your creative self and helps you to best express your feelings and inner universe. Artcore offers you the right place to bring out your inner creative being.🎨
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Artcore Gallery

I’ll be hosting this with Thomas M Wynne and Kelly Anne O'Brien. Hope you can join us next WednesdayArtists' Talk - Kelly O'Brien & Thomas Wynne - 'Present Tense, Future Perfect?' Artists' Residency

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Date & Time: Wednesday the 2nd of December from 5pm - 6pm on ZOOM
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We’d like to invite you to join us for an in-conversation event with resident artists Kelly O’Brien and Thomas Wynne and Artcore’s Programme Producer David Gilbert.

The artists will talk about the work they are developing for an exhibition launching online in December and to be shown at Artcore Gallery early in the New Year.

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