Monthly Archives: October 2012

Video

Kiki of Montparnasse and my work

The above time-based portrait study in black and white by May Ray and Fernand Leger is a reference point for my “Birdwatcher” animation. It is a psychological portrait rendered in early film making techniques. It’s narrative is elliptical and suggestive. … Continue reading

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Images

Mayan Bird Glyphs from the Sky

Mayan Bird Glyphs from the Sky

Condor glyph from the sky. The Nasca lines are an extensive collection of large stylised images (glyphs) and lines scratched into the coastal desert plain and low hills. They are located 400km and a day’s bus journey south of Lima. They date from … Continue reading

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Video

Projection onto Birdwatcher

Example above: Len Lye “Free Radicals”(1958). I’m moving forward with the work from The Aviary by creating animation that will project onto Birdwatcher, a key artwork from the installation. The Birdwatcher is my protagonist in this body of work. She … Continue reading

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Articles

Reflections on “(Don’t) look back” lecture by Krzysztof Fijalkowski

The lecture for this unit “(Don’t) look back” by Krzysztof Fijalkowski is probably the most relevant of program lectures to date for my own art practice. The following are my reflections on the lecture and my own practice: The surrealists … Continue reading

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