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Studio 1 Summer Assessment 2017

The Sole of A Student’s Day

The Sole of A Student’s Day is our final video for the video art, in which we worked in a group to complete, including; Layal, Hadis, Ikrah, Georgia, Romaisa, and myself. Throughout this project, we came up with a story, filmed, and edited an entire 4 minute video that we were able to proudly present. It […]

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Studio 1 Summer Assessment 2017

Editing Films

After filming the majority of the shots that we needed (at the time of writing, we were on day 3 of filming), we had to think about the editing of the film. This is a lot of things as one, because we have to think about the order, the size, how we are going to […]

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Artist Influences and Research

Simon Bedwell

We’re back in the new year and new artist talks are in progress. This week’s was Simon Bedwell, who has worked closely with a lecturer in the art department. Once again, we had an email about the artist in question with a bit of detail about him; Simon Bedwell lives and works in London and […]

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Artist Influences and Research Summer Assessment 2017

Eisenstein

Battleship Potempkin contains a scene commonly known as Odessa Steps scene, in which the local people are chased down the flights of stairs in order to get away from the guards. The scene is shot from multiple directions and in multiple ways in order to gain shots from the feet running down to a mother […]

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Artist Influences and Research Summer Assessment 2017

Festen

This film is about the parents throwing a birthday party and the children planned to reveal one of the largest family secrets. Within this film, the use of light is natural only. This is something that we wish to recreate in our film in order for the series of events to be natural – the […]

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Studio 1 Summer Assessment 2017

Filming Video Art

We had several days of filming as we were unable to get the correct shots first time round. I preferred taking several shots as this means that we could pick the best of the bunch when we come to editing. This did, however, take up too much time, and so we had to spread the […]

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Artist Influences and Research

Lasso

This scene in Lasso is very moving in terms of the music, the visuals, and both put together. The visuals of this scene are slowed in places, creating a very dramatical image of the rope coming violently down to the floor in such a graceful manner. The music mixed with these images creates a more […]

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Artist Influences and Research Summer Assessment 2017

Sound and Vision: The Music Video Reader

When initially thinking about the video art, we were thinking about doing something along the lines of a music video or a trailer for a film. Looking at this, the concept of the music and the video as separate entities is somewhat strange. This led me to the book of Sound and Vision: The Music Video […]

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Studio 1 Summer Assessment 2017

Planning Films

During our art lecture we saw several different types of video art including ones using green screen and others using 16mm film on a hand held camera. These were all intended to inspire us, however I soon found that it cemented the fact that I liked our ideas about the video that we were aiming […]

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Artist Influences and Research

Rachel Maclean

Rachel Maclean is a bit of a whacky artist that was suggested for me, for reasons I cannot quite remember. Her website www.rachelmaclean.com shows this from the start and particularly in the video Germs. This was the video that was pointed out to me, and honestly, while watching it, I was somewhat scared, however it pointed out some […]