Rhythm – definition and etymology

Following on from the previous post, I continue thinking about Jason Gaiger’s question, Can a Painting have a Rhythm? Remembering a previous post looking at what the notion of rhythm might actually encompass, I move towards a consideration of the flow of the work. Also, I have in connection with the circular and spiral, a […]

Can a Painting have a Rhythm?

Reading Jason Gaiger’s paper, Can a Painting have a Rhythm? some time ago has given me an axis of thought around which to re-orientate my own ideas concerning the implications of the circular gesture and its development into the spiral – something I touched on during the MA: this being a link to the Second […]

Select Show Camberwell Space UAL London

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 […]

Circular – Cyclical – Circadian

from rhythm, to flow (also to flood), to circular, to cyclical, to circadian: circular /ˈsəːkjʊlə/ Learn to pronounce adjective adjective: circular 1. having the form of a circle. “the building features a circular atrium” synonyms: round, disc-shaped, disc-like; More (of a movement or journey) starting and finishing at the same place and often following roughly the circumference of an […]

Flow – Flood

From rhythm to flow to flood and back again – a circular speculation flow /fləʊ/ Learn to pronounce verb verb: flow; 3rd person present: flows; past tense: flowed; past participle: flowed; gerund or present participle: flowing 1. (of a liquid, gas, or electricity) move steadily and continuously in a current or stream. “from here the river flows north” synonyms: run, move, go […]

Rhythm / ‘to flow’

Definition and etymology rhythm /ˈrɪð(ə)m/ Learn to pronounce noun noun: rhythm; plural noun: rhythms 1. a strong, regular repeated pattern of movement or sound. “Ruth listened to the rhythm of his breathing” synonyms: pattern, flow, tempo, regular features, recurrent nature “part of the normal rhythm of daily life” the systematic arrangement of musical sounds, principally according to duration and periodical stress. […]