FY – FMP – Late inspirations

Spencer Tunick: he is an American photographer, best known for organising large-scale nude shoots. Tunick’s philosophy is that “individuals en masse, without their clothing, grouped together, metamorphose into a new shape. The body extends into and upon the landscape like a substance. these grouped masses which do not underscore sexuality become an abstraction that challenges or…

FY – FMP – the appearance

I did a lot of research about the importance of appearance in our society. I found two interesting sociologists: Juliette Rennes, she worked on the Encyclopaedia of the gender. The question of gender is today a really important and fierce. It has a strong political side. In this Encyclopaedia, she explains that most of the people call…

FY – FMP – Alison feedback

This week I had a tutorial with Alison about my project, I was kind of lost in my idea and had some important questions: – the problem of the identity, originally the body that I show in my project were not supposed to have any kind of identity but it was more about the human body…

FY – FMP – Final Cut Pro

This weekend I tried to learn Final Cut Pro. I know that to realise my video montage, after watching a lot of video tutorial on youtube and read a lot of blog post about video montage on Final cut pro I finally understand how to do what I want to do. These two caption are…

FY – FMP – Human Body as a toy?

Exploring all kind of reflections and theories, I came up with the fact that on some subject the human body, especially the female body has become a toy.  A toy is something you play with, the basic definition of toy is an object children play with but time after time nowadays it could be basically…

FY – FMP – Research, ideas, theory

Why working on the human body? we are in a society where the human has been sacralised and idealised. It became a new religion.  We are every day bombarded by pictures of “perfect bodies” either the ad on the street or on internet, songs, video clip, Instagram… It’s a fact and even if you don’t pay attention…

FY – FMP – Artists references

Gina Pane: 1976, psyché, action II caso no 2 sul ring, simulating a boxing match in four rounds in which she is the only fighter Ketty La Rocca: 1975, Le mie parole, e tu ? her hands are symbolically connected to female labour as she performs a choreographed form as visual poetry Suzanne Santoro: 1974, Towards New Expression, iconological examination…

FY – FMP – DRAGONS DEN feedback

While presenting my project I realised that I was not clear with my idea, what I wanted to do and especially why. The bullet point that came after the meeting are: try to avoid leading with a finished project, to be more process-led talking about the cast idea, the finish/result doesn’t have to be obvious, it…

FY – FMP – Experimentation scans

I recently tried scanning, I did a lot of different versions of my scans to have a small idea of the result. I was quite satisfied with the result, it is aesthetically pleasing for me. I ask some friends for feedback on these scans and one of them tell me that she felt uncomfortable and think that…

Final Major Project

From the 6th march to the 22nd may we are doing the final major project. For 7 weeks we are doing a big project. The aim is to develop skills, knowledge and understanding in initiating, researching, developing, concluding and presenting a major art and design project. On this project, we will be evaluated on everything: research,…