Delighted to be shortlisted for The #GraduateArtPrize 2019! Two of my recent paintings will be featured amongst the 26 works chosen by @ARTIQgram and Herbert Smith Freehills from BA and MA graduates across the UK. Would love your votes! Vote here for Janet Waring Rago paintings >>> https://www.graduateartprize.com/vote and please share!
This blog, as the reflective journal specifically for my MA Fine Art Digital, recently successfully completed, has come to an end but I intend to continue it as a reflective blog, not wanting to create a discontinuity. My work roots itself in seeing the future as a matter of the continuously evolving past, such that […]
Link to pdf: J Waring Rago – Biography and Contact Details June 2019 Announcement and Invitation to the Summer Show
I am very happy to announce that Mind Mirror (Step Back and Breathe in the Atmosphere of Your Own Meaning) has been chosen by the jury for the Select Show at Camberwell Space. Our MA show runs from 11th – 17th July, however, the Select Show runs through the Summer, from 11th July until 27th […]
Critical Evaluation: The MA Summer Show preparation has allowed me to consolidate an idea that was embedded in my work from the outset: the painting plus its video as a single modular unit of installation. I intend to continue this trajectory already having further oil paintings on aluminium in progress in the studio. The inbuilt modularity offers […]
Engaging with the Summer Show (videos will be posted on this blog after show begins):
This post is to announce the MA Fine Art Digital Summer Show 11th-18th July. This is also an invitation to visit the show whether you are based in London or just happen to be there at the time. Please do come and make yourself known to me – I plan to be there throughout. This […]
Please find below Images of the paintings and videos set up at the Summer Show.
Arriving, getting a sense of the space overall, preparing, curating and beginning to install my wall: And on the third day, enjoying sowing seeds in conversation with performance artist and painter Lyu Wen, on her patch of earth:
It’s Saturday now and Camberwell is closed, so can’t continue the show build, so reflecting on the show build so far: Yesterday I was able to enjoy a long conversation with Lyu Wen and she also looked at the paintings and videos afterward, asking me some interesting and insightful questions which I greatly appreciated. Earlier […]