The Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN)

Learning the word diaspora from Effie helped me to extend my research and find out more about the contemporary context of my work. “The Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN) primary mission is to promote stories from the Vietnamese diaspora.” I didn’t realise that there was an organised network of diasporic Vietnamese creators! By connecting and sharing work… Continue reading The Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN)

Finalising Composition

After re-thinking my final outcome yesterday, I spoke to one of my tutors today to get feedback on which of the two ideas ( a set of GIFs, or video montage combined with audio) would be more successful. Explaining my thought process verbally helped me continue the clarifying process I had started by writing yesterday’s… Continue reading Finalising Composition

Planning Final Outcome

I’m still confused and the deadline is in less than 3 days! Before half term I ‘decided’ I was going to make a set of GIFs, made from layers of collage, text from the interview and hand-drawn/painted imagery. However, one of my really early tests which had a really positive review was two clips filmed… Continue reading Planning Final Outcome

Kingston University | Foundation End of Year Show 2017

I particularly enjoyed watching the showreel of short films in the Visual Communication pathway room. As I have been curious about animation, it was really useful to see all the different ways people had gone about it; 3D textile stopmotion, hand-drawn lightbox animation using various drawing techniques, digital illustration & animation… Also, the advantage of… Continue reading Kingston University | Foundation End of Year Show 2017

Camberwell College of Arts | Foundation End of Year Show 2017

This was a good opportunity to see what others have created in the same timeframe that I have for this project, and research some of the forms of presentation I could consider. I spent most of my time in the Graphic Design, Illustration and Animation rooms, though I also found inspiration in the Fine Art… Continue reading Camberwell College of Arts | Foundation End of Year Show 2017