MFA Art & Humanities

Kate Bell

I view my creative practice and this body of work as a form of dissenting therapy in response to the impact of mind pollution and the total noise of modern capitalist society. I argue that the consequences of internalised violence call for a restoration of self within a contemplative state of temporal duration through an exploration of experiences and art forms relating to reanimation and re-enchantment. My works aim to provoke the use of our own imagination, of looking at the physical over the digital realm, of having had an impression of the unfamiliar, the uneasiness of the uncanny, and believing there is more to life than the black mirror.

“The Little Other & The Unform” seeks to address these issues by providing an installation of film, narrative and sculptural artworks that invoke the individual imagination and a sense of liminality and otherness in the viewer. The viewer should leave questioning their reliance on devices and retain a lingering experience of the uncanny and otherness.

I invite you to enter a world of the beautiful uncanny and the feminine sublime with a show of film and narrative works.

Photo of Kate Bell

Photo of work on display

Contact details

Other work in MFA Art & Humanities

Li Huang

The theme of my paintings is about my personal feeling to my father who has been in the other world for a long...

Read more

Nicholas Brodie

My art practice is about entering into a quiet conversation between myself, Dundee and it's people. My work...

Read more

Steven Sheath

My artistic voice is derived from my observations of the effects of human technological development on the...

Read more

Masters Show 2020 Student Form
Your Details
Your photo should be a high resolution JPEG at 300dpi
Course/Work Details
(max 1500 characters)
Are you happy to be added to the University of Dundee Alumni database? *
This image may be used for marketing purposes (e.g. press releases, websites etc) in the future with the credit given above. *
Please provide us with links to any of your websites