Alice Hattrick

MA work

Major Project: Browse - Filter - Search (conversations)

During a series of scripted monologues, Alice recalls conversations about, and instances of, sorting, sifting, filtering and browsing vast collections of images. All become myth, typical of the stories we tell ourselves to make sense of search and retrieval.

Keywords: 1995; addiction; alchemy; assemblages; Bataille, Georges; Beiber, Justin; blackboxing; Breughel; Caillois, Roger; categories; code (without a message); corpses; cyberspace; desire; diagrams; Diana; geometry; gold; heritage; housekeeping; indexes; jokes; Kermode, Frank; keywords; love (at first sight); madness; magic; man-trees; metaphor; natural kinds; occultism; pleh; rivers (as sorting machines); rocks; Serres, Michel; shit; smoking; Steyerl, Hito; Stezaker, John; stock photos; The Matrix; vastness; Warburg Institute Photographic Collection; watermarks; We

Info

  • 819232: A Burning Cigarette on a Fishing Hook
  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Fine Art

    Programme

    MA Critical Writing in Art & Design, 2013

  • Major Project: Browse - Filter - Search (conversations)

    During a series of scripted monologues, Alice recalls conversations about, and instances of, sorting, sifting, filtering and browsing vast collections of images. All become myth, typical of the stories we tell ourselves to make sense of search and retrieval.

    Keywords: 1995; addiction; alchemy; assemblages; Bataille, Georges; Beiber, Justin; blackboxing; Breughel; Caillois, Roger; categories; code (without a message); corpses; cyberspace; desire; diagrams; Diana; geometry; gold; heritage; housekeeping; indexes; jokes; Kermode, Frank; keywords; love (at first sight); madness; magic; man-trees; metaphor; natural kinds; occultism; pleh; rivers (as sorting machines); rocks; Serres, Michel; shit; smoking; Steyerl, Hito; Stezaker, John; stock photos; The Matrix; vastness; Warburg Institute Photographic Collection; watermarks; We

  • Degrees

  • BA (Hons), History of Art, Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 2008
  • Conferences

  • 'Q&A with John Stezaker', Launch of The White Review Issue 7, 2013
  • Publications

  • 'Interview with John Stezaker', The White Review, 2013; Desperately Seeking George, CAR - a podcast about art and ideas, 2012; 'Interview with Ben Rivers', The White Review, 2012