International Arts Guide is designed to bring communication to the public by exposing the investigation through painting and sculpture, and cross examines what the artist is trying to convey through mark making. Signs are significant since creating impressions on making important statements through art within the practice is carefully planned to offer a ‘silent language’, to allow a conversation to take place between the public and art. The language is a part of social sciences and explores the subject of effective communication, but it is also the silent communication between the Artist with Asperger’s syndrome, and constructing the experience for the viewer to step into the installation to empathise this disability. A person with autism has difficulty understanding facial expressions and the emotional context of them. The installations key theme is achieving an appreciation of autism by allowing the audience to ‘step-into’ the installation with the purpose of becoming autistic to understand through this experience. Although not all works are based on this, the idea is never far. ‘There are no coincidences. Everything has a meaning. The signs have to be searched for; the day the searching stops, surely this would mean a spiritual death? The meaning should never be lost.’ LP
International Arts Guide is an online resource for those who may be interested in making a statement in art. Bringing art to the public in order to communicate a message is important to us. Being aware that there is never enough understanding of those with learning disabilities and autism, this platform allows diverse literature and objects of art to communicate social science issues that impinge on many lives, including the artist. The paintings and sculptures carry important marks which are signs with meanings. Signs are significant since creating impressions on making important statements through art within the practice is carefully planned prior to execution of project, to offer a ‘silent language’. This allows a conversation to take place between the public and art. The language is a part of social sciences and explores the subject of effective communication, but it is also the silent communication between the Artist with Asperger’s syndrome, and constructing the experience for the viewer to empathise with this disability. If you would like more information about Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism, or, Learning Disabilities – please use the ‘Guestbook’ on International Arts Guide to request this.
Born in 1970, East Africa – Uganda: Lee came to England in 1972 when the Idi Amin fiasco occurred. The stories and the unromantic façade of events of family in the political arena gave a colourful upbringing. Lee’s cultural background led her to explore and investigate structuralism within linguistics and processes of semiotics in interrelated parts within the professional practice; her considerations extend to unearthing diverse cultures in deciphering symbols of mark making within paintings and sculpture…
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