R. L. Stevenson Presents;
The first project of Semester 2 has been a slow one, mainly due to getting sleep patterns back on track and attempting to throw myself back into the routine of working from a brief. With the story of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde I was to illustrate the tale by using a ‘Pictorial Narrative’, following this I proceeded to list everything and anything that the story could be presented as. ...
Semester two has begun, and with it our weekly lecture commenced on Friday, looking at the argument of “Good Taste”, what defines good taste? Who’s judgment do we trust when it comes to good or bad taste? and why so? Everyday we each pass judgment and form an opinion or pretty much everything around us, whether it’s the background music playing in a shop or the colour of...
I guess I’m a little behind on this story after spotting references to it on various websites a few days ago, I’m glad I went ahead and watched the above video documenting all the fuss over Vivian Maier. It’s got to be said it’s a terrific story, what regular visitors to car boot sales and avid ebayers dream of, undiscovered works of a genius, photographic genius in...
A recently acquired copy of ‘Masculin Feminin’ directed by the iconic; Jean-Luc Godard, was watched yesterday. Split into fifteen Black and White vignettes, throughout the entire film it becomes apparent that you can pause it at any moment in any scene, and end up with an visually stunning image in it’s own right. The familiar ‘Godard’ typography (which is...
Flyng Lotus Trigger
One of my favourite artists from the Warp label, the mesmerising Flying Lotus, has a new feature made available on the site to obtain ‘hidden tracks’, the process of getting these is what really makes this feature interesting, using either the physical cd/vinyl or a downloaded and printed out image, held up to your webcam triggers the discovery of your hidden tracks. Seems a bit...
La Boca x Black Swan
After an intense sit through of the Oscar-tipped Black Swan, these posters designed by La Boca only ups the ante in terms of the visuals the film puts across which can be described as nothing short of beautiful. The attention to detail, colourway and layout are all spot on in my opinion and truly do the film justice, definitely a favourite film poster series of the year so far. If you...