WNC-10040564 About | danielleeadairartist
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About

 

Hi, I am Danielle Adair, I am currently studying MSc Forensic Art and Facial Identification at the University of Dundee. My aspiration is to become a Maxillofacial Prosthesis. My current research project is  focuses on the orbital prosthesis, because unlike any other facial feature that can be replaced with prosthetics, the illusion of the orbital prosthesis fails when the healthy eye moves, and the prosthetic eye is static. This research aims to investigate how technology advancements could in future allow for an orbital prosthesis to be synchronised to the natural movements of the patient’s healthy eye.

 

 

My Contemporary Art Practice 

 

My installations propose a translation of the sensorial and psychological conditions of the body into an abject presence. Crafting my artworks out of wax, my work suggests veins and arteries while the degradation and fragility of the material reflects the inevitable end of our existence and the impermanence of life.

The visceral deformation of the body allows us to physically feel our own presence and connection to our human sensations: we are more than the physical, we all own an interior state of being. By moulding globular forms to translate the fragility of our mental state I aim to evoke self-reflection into our own internal sensations and feelings of being confined to flesh and bone.

Artist CV

Education/Qualifications

 

2018-2019 MSc in Forensic art and Facial Identification, at The University of Dundee.

2013-2016  Achieved a First class BA hons in Fine Art, at Cardiff School of Art and Design.

Achievements and Awards

June 2016 Received the Dulce Mayne Stephens Art Trust Award for artistic achievement in Fine Art.

Janurary 2015 Received prize for best student sketchbook in Welsh National Sketch Book Competition, run by Colleg Sir Garfor.

 

Group exhibitions

Anarchy Art

Boom studios, Bangor

15th July 2018

Rat Trap

Cathays Conservative Club, Cardiff

17th November 2017

CurAte

The Depot 38 Upper Clapton Road, London

26th September 2017

BINit

-The Old Tuman Brewery

Cowdinsky LTD

91 Brick Lane, London

6th-10th August 2017

RatTrap

Jacobs Market, Cardiff

26th-28th October 2016

 

PUSH

Riverfront Theatre, Newport

18th-21st August 2016

Soap Box Science

Hills Street, Cardiff

4th June 2016

 

Substance

The Abacus 18-20 Wood Street, Cardiff.

12th-19th December 2014.

 

Y Galeri caerffili

 Caerphilly Centre, The Twyn, Caerphilly

2nd-8th December 2013

 

True Colours

Ulster Museum, Belfast

10th January- 22nd February 2013