• me@johnwhall.art
  • Derby, UK

The end of my DYCP, the start of a new journey

It’s hard to think, that this time last year (2021) I had submitted my first DYCP application, only for a few months later to be told I was unsuccessful. Determined and with some great support around me, I submitted again and after another few months, I was successful. More than anything I think time to refine what I was applying […]

LEVEL Residency Week 2

So much thinking happened during this week, and in such a short timeframe at the end of the week. I honestly didn’t know where this week would take me. I was refamiliarising myself with the physical AND digital spaces that I had been using. I knew I wanted to explore ways to represent the participant made work in a virtual […]

LEVEL Residency Lab Week 1

For this residency, my aim is to explore participatory practice through our conscious experiences of online and offline immersive creative spaces. This exploration, aligned with phenomenological philosophies and the basic intentional structure of consciousness, will delve into our first-person perspectives of collaborative physical and online spaces, and explore our individual conscious experiences and their relationship to others. Something I feel is informative to co-creation practices in immersive spaces.

Spectrums of Digital Participation: Digital participation as participation in an artist’s digital practice

When we think of digital participation in arts and culture, we think of projects or works being led/created by demographics of ‘non-artists’. However, there are also those participating in an artist’s practice who are part of the creation of an artist’s work, rather than creating for themselves. These participants can vary from a specific community group to other professionals in the same or other art form(s).