I created surrealist collage based on the works of Salvador Dali, Hannah Hoch and the Surrealist movement. I wanted them to tell a story.
Based on the poem ‘Matilda’ by Hilaire Belloc, I created a cartoon style / collage animation to the song ‘Bad Reputation’ by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. I created little characters for each role and searched through magazines for parts as well. animation
I acquired a traffic cone as my third found object. I thought about how I could manipulate it in a clever way. I thought about what it reminded me of. ‘Cone’ brought to mind an ice cream cone which then got me thinking about how ice cream melts. What if I melted a traffic cone? […]
Focusing on another of my found objects, a vinyl of a series of military marching band music titled ‘On Parade’, I adopted a similar process as before. I started by researching the individual tracks listed on the vinyl cover and scribbled down my initial reactions to them. The songs, admittedly, were hard to find online […]
Whilst exploring Edinburgh looking for objects, we stumbled across an antiques shop run by an old man who told us about his story. He opened his store in 1989 and been there ever since. He told us that many other people ran similar shops along the high streets but they all had to close down […]