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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 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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Studio 1 Summer Assessment 2017

Lights. Camera. ACTION!

Back to Uni and we were thrown straight back into art with video art. Video art isn’t just a movie, it’s using a moving image to put across an idea such as you would in a painting. See Pipilotti Rist (and also Hold Up – Beyoncé) for a visual representation of this. In our groups, we needed to […]

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Artist Influences and Research Summer Assessment 2017

Pipilotti Rist

Ever Is Over All (1997) is an audio video installation by Pipilotti Rist with 2 projections overlapping, with no borders visible as both pictures fade on the overlapping side to black, with 2 players and 1 audio system. Sound by Anders Guggisberg & P. Rist. The installation in the video is at the National Museum for […]

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Artist Influences and Research Summer Assessment 2017

Christian Marclay

Christian Marclay “has explored the fusion of fine art and audio cultures, transforming sounds and music into a visible, physical form through performance, collage, sculpture, installation, photography and video.” Source: whitecube One of the most famous of his pieces is the 24 hour clock, showing a tick of every second using clips from hundreds of movies, […]