Category Music and Visual Media

Soundscapes review – feeble, wrong-headed, and unambitious | Art and design | The Guardian

via Soundscapes review – feeble, wrong-headed, and unambitious | Art and design | The Guardian   Interesting article. Writing music for paintings. The ‘Soundscapes’ exhibition at the National Gallery seemed to have had so much potential. Although I did not get to see the exhibition myself, Laura Cummings does have some interesting points about music […]

MVM Final Project

Brief 4 is the 75% Final Project which is an Audio inspired visual media work. Idea Through out this module I have really been interested in the use of montage. Some of the videos that have stood out for me are PJ Harveys ‘Let England shake’ and some of the still images video such as […]

Brief 3

Brief 3 was to produce a short montage work using still images. The work must contain sound/music and narration to tell a story (there is no requirement to use dialogue). I chose this song as the beat has a really nice walking beat to it. My montage doesn’t tell the story of the whole song […]

How Will the Relationship Between Sound and Image Progress?

The relationship between image and sound is that of a complex interaction, where Image and sound seem to become one single element. Images are used to reinforce our emotional response to the music just as the music can be used to intensify our reaction and understanding of the image. It is done to heighten our […]

MVM – Brief 4

Brief 4 is a final piece that can be anything to do with moving images – a music video or maybe even an installation. With a maximum of 3 minutes I will need to record my final piece in a few different ways. A storyboard, maybe a script and then the treatment process. It can […]

MVM Lecture Notes – Abstraction

Abstraction Abstraction gathers videos which move away from mere illustration, preferring to allow graphic elegance to take the place of narrative. Music With Video A music video is a form of exploitations of images or themes. These images or themes can be used as a tool for your work. This video is by M.I.A called […]

Analysing Images

This is a task for my MVM module. To find 4 images that reference the elements of composition within an image – Rule of Thirds, Rule of Odd and Even and the Rule of Triangles. This photograph of a fox uses the rule of thirds. With the sides of the body almost outlining the grid. […]

Brief 2

Final Piece I really wanted to evoke a sense of nostalgia and sadness of something that has done so much for its country being taken out of society after serving its purpose. And to help visualize the ship being slowly tugged down the river with all its significance, and the memories of its journeys and […]

MVM – Montages

Montage Montage is a technique that is used in film editing to condense space and/or expand the idea of time. An example of montage, where a sequence of still images is used, is Chris Markers ‘La Jetee’ (1962). With the still images, the idea of time is expanded. Another example of montage, but with film […]

Composition: Structuring Images – lecture notes

Composition The word composition combing or putting together parts to form a whole. Composition can apply to make works of human endeavor including music and writing – in fact anything that is arranged or ‘put together’ using conscious thought. the rules and conventions of composition are: Rule of Thirds- Divide the image into thirds, if […]