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How Does Theatre Think Through Incorporating Media
Prof Steve Dixon
This book chapter investigates the multifarious ways that film, video and digital projections are used in theatrical stage productions, and the vast range of ideas, meanings and effects they create. Case studies of practitioners including Katie Mitchell, Robert Lepage, the Wooster Group and The Builders Association illustrate the myriad ways in which theatre thinks through, investigates and experiments with the potent conjunction of live performance and recorded media....
Dixon, Steve. “How Does Theatre Think Through Incorporating Media.” Thinking Through Theatre and Performances, edited by Maaike Bleeker, Adrian Kear, Joe Kelleher, and Heike Roms, 1st ed. Bloomsbury, 2019, pp. 130-144.
The Introspective Merlion: Transculturalism in Singaporean Animation
Ang Qing Sheng
Singapore celebrated 50 years of independence in 2015. The nation state has been repeatedly criticized as “a cultural desert” by scholars due to the cosmopolitan nature of the society. However, animated short films from Singapore are increasingly engaging national identity and culture as their premise....
Ang, Qing Sheng. “The Introspective Merlion: Transculturalism in Singaporean Animation.” Animation Studies, vol. 14, 2019.
A PAINTING-INSPIRED APPROACH TO DEVELOP EXPLORATION IN 3D ANIMATION VISUAL STYLE
Ang Qing Sheng
It has been observed that students of the 3D Animation programme at LASALLE College of the Arts tend to produce work that lacks stylistic exploration. This could be due to the conventional approach of the software adopted by students - one that involves texturing (colouring) each object individually before lighting them together in a virtual scene....
Ang, Qing Sheng. “A painting-inspired approach to develop exploration in 3D animation visual style.” Animation Studies, vol. 14, 2019.
Theatre and Eschatological Politics
Dr Felipe Cervera
Representations of the end of the world gain currency in moments of social crisis. But such representations are more often the product of political strategies than of uncontrolled social anxieties....
Cervera, Felipe. “Theatre and Eschatological Politics.” The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics, edited by Peter Eckersall and Helena Greha, Routledge, 2019, pp. 295-298.
Water is Never Still: Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook's Sculptural and Installation Practice
Dr Clare Elisabeth Veal
This paper examines the early sculptural and installation practices of renowned Thai artist and writer, Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook (b. 1957). Although most scholarly and curatorial attention has focused on Araya’s moving image works, particularly those that involve corp hope of developing a chronological account of Araya’s artistic development, but is instead an attempt to read her early three-dimensional works through insights gleaned from her later artistic and literary practice....
Veal, Clare. “Water is Never Still: Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook’s Sculptural and Installation Practice.” Afterall 47, 2019, pp. 88-103.
Gender in Southeast Asian Art Histories
Dr Clare Elisabeth Veal
This special issue of Southeast of Now: Directions in Contemporary and Modern Art in Asia, on the topic of gender and its intersections with art history, emerges and extends from numerous discussions held during the Gender in Southeast Asian Art Histories Nelson, Clare Veal and Stephen H. Whiteman, with invaluable support from numerous staff at the Power Institute and elsewhere in the University of Sydney....
Low, Yvonne, Roger Nelson and Clare Veal. "Editorial Introduction: Gender in Southeast Asian Art Histories." Southeast of Now: Directions in Contemporary and Modern Art in Asia, Vol. 3 no. 1, 2019, pp. 1-11. Project MUSE, doi: 10.1353/sen.2019.0000
Kader Attia’s Museum of Emotion Hayward Gallery, London, 2019
Dr Clare Elizabeth Veal
This paper comprises a review of The Museum of Emotion, an exhibition of works by the French-Algerian artist, Kader Attia, which was held at the Hayward Gallery, London, February–May 2019. The show charted Attia’s interdisciplinary practice from the past two decades, which has dealt broadly with transnational histories of colonialism, violence, oppression and dispossession....
Veal, Clare. “Under erasure: Kader Attia's museum of emotion Hayward Gallery, London, 2019.” Issue 08: Erase, Lasalle College of the Arts, 2019, pp. 59-67.
Erasure and Abstraction - An Artistic Process
Dr Ian Woo
The paper looks at erasure and abstraction as forms of phenomenological trace in the art works and processes of artists, filmmakers and composers. It begins with Lady Macbeth’s guilt, manifested in the imaginary washing of recurring blood spots, exemplifying the act of erasure and memory within the psychological self....
Woo, Ian. “Erasure and Abstraction - An Artistic Process.” Issue 08: Erase, Lasalle College of the Arts, 2019, pp. 35-45.