A Slow Art Blog

By Lada Dedic

I am a slow art practitioner. Each of my pieces requires extensive time to complete and therefore collections can be years in the making. I was thinking that It may be helpful to my practice to have a place to document the process and progress of each piece, as well as any side projects I may have going. So this blog is born.

I don't plan to spend hours nutting out explanations of what I am doing and why, I am not a writer. I hope this can be a place for a few scrawlings and images of my works in progress. Time will tell.

After years of silent work, why a blog, why now? With the opening of The Blake Prize slowly fading into memory, the resounding feeling I have is that I am humbled that my work was chosen to hang alongside those of such talented and varied artists. It seems a fitting time to come out of my shell. Just a little.

I have dealt with some significant illness over the last few years, so having my piece in an exhibition of spiritual work feels like a turning point. I have come to realise that I just want to make work, so that is what I'm going to do.

 

 Finalist Lada Dedic with Ven. Thubten Chokyi at the opening of The 64th Blake Prize, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, 2016

Finalist Lada Dedic with Ven. Thubten Chokyi at the opening of The 64th Blake Prize, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, 2016

 The opening of The 64th Blake Prize, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, 2016

The opening of The 64th Blake Prize, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, 2016