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== Macro Landscapes ==<br>
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Developing a method for my own practice'''<br>
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'''Introduction'''<br>
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In this thesis Macro Landscapes, I take you on a journey through my mind and my lens. What do I make and what is the common ground in what I have been producing in recent years? I examine my own work and the work of other artists through case studies and build a framework for my own methodology. I approach my work and the work of others in a materialist way, by which I mean, I examine each step taken to make a work; to understand myself and what I do.
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'''Chapter 1'''<br>
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I introduce what I make; how I make it and why I make it and set out an analysis of my work Skaftafall (2021).
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'''Chapter 2'''<br>
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I explore the film ''Nightfall'' by James Benning (2012) and the video work ''Everything and More'' (2015) by Rachel Rose. I discuss their methodologies in relation to my own.
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'''Chapter 3'''<br>
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I distill a method out of the works I have discussed so far. I further discuss the development of a method for the pre-production, production, and postproduction of my work.
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'''Conclusion'''<br>
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I look at how I can use this methodology in the development of new work, and I set out questions for further research.
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Thesis outline (2nd draft)
 
Thesis outline (2nd draft)
 
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I have been making video work for over the past years. But what is it that I do and in what art movements and disciplines do I find similarities? What can I learn from the way these artists give meaning to their work?  
 
I have been making video work for over the past years. But what is it that I do and in what art movements and disciplines do I find similarities? What can I learn from the way these artists give meaning to their work?  
 
In this thesis I am going to explore some of my works and the common ground in this work. I will look at other artists (mostly in minimal music, abstract expressionism and experimental film/abstract or abbsolute cinema) and hope to come to set up a framework for a method for my work.  
 
In this thesis I am going to explore some of my works and the common ground in this work. I will look at other artists (mostly in minimal music, abstract expressionism and experimental film/abstract or abbsolute cinema) and hope to come to set up a framework for a method for my work.  
 
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Chapter one: introduction to my work. What have I made; how did I make it and why did I make it. (2000 words)
 
Chapter one: introduction to my work. What have I made; how did I make it and why did I make it. (2000 words)
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[[First draft chapter one]]
 
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Chapter two: Exploring the parameters set by composers of minimal music, painter of abstract expresionism and makers of Absolute cinema. Who come close to what I do? What can I learn from them. How do theyu give meaning to their work.
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Chapter two: Exploring the parameters set by composers of minimal music, painter of abstract expresionism and makers of Absolute cinema. Who come close to what I do? What can I learn from them. How do theyu give meaning to their work.[three case studies, don't over stretch- relate each case to my own work ]
  
Chapter 3: Setting op a framework and distilling a methode. How can I give meaning to my work? What is it that I want to capture?
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Chapter 3: Setting up a framework and distilling a method. How can I give meaning to my work? What is it that I want to capture?[maybe specifics about the role of sound here]
  
 
Conclusion: Looking at the (near) future
 
Conclusion: Looking at the (near) future
  
  
Bibliography:
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Bibliography: (needs editing)
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American Minimal Music, W. Mertens
  
 
(ebook)BrillOlafRhodesGaryD_2016_ExpressionismintheCinema
 
(ebook)BrillOlafRhodesGaryD_2016_ExpressionismintheCinema

Latest revision as of 16:05, 22 May 2022

Thesis Outline def draft

== Macro Landscapes ==

Developing a method for my own practice


Introduction

In this thesis Macro Landscapes, I take you on a journey through my mind and my lens. What do I make and what is the common ground in what I have been producing in recent years? I examine my own work and the work of other artists through case studies and build a framework for my own methodology. I approach my work and the work of others in a materialist way, by which I mean, I examine each step taken to make a work; to understand myself and what I do.

Chapter 1

I introduce what I make; how I make it and why I make it and set out an analysis of my work Skaftafall (2021).

Chapter 2

I explore the film Nightfall by James Benning (2012) and the video work Everything and More (2015) by Rachel Rose. I discuss their methodologies in relation to my own.

Chapter 3

I distill a method out of the works I have discussed so far. I further discuss the development of a method for the pre-production, production, and postproduction of my work.

Conclusion

I look at how I can use this methodology in the development of new work, and I set out questions for further research.





Thesis outline (2nd draft) Tessel Schmidt

MAIN QUESTION: How can I give meaning to my work?

A personal report on my research and practice


Introduction: I have been making video work for over the past years. But what is it that I do and in what art movements and disciplines do I find similarities? What can I learn from the way these artists give meaning to their work? In this thesis I am going to explore some of my works and the common ground in this work. I will look at other artists (mostly in minimal music, abstract expressionism and experimental film/abstract or abbsolute cinema) and hope to come to set up a framework for a method for my work. First draft introduction

Chapter one: introduction to my work. What have I made; how did I make it and why did I make it. (2000 words) Analysis of the work Skaftafall (2021) on pre-production (inspiration and set-up), production (camerawork, lightning, audio), post-production (editing). Also analysing some failed experiments: why they where not good enough. First draft chapter one

Chapter two: Exploring the parameters set by composers of minimal music, painter of abstract expresionism and makers of Absolute cinema. Who come close to what I do? What can I learn from them. How do theyu give meaning to their work.[three case studies, don't over stretch- relate each case to my own work ]

Chapter 3: Setting up a framework and distilling a method. How can I give meaning to my work? What is it that I want to capture?[maybe specifics about the role of sound here]

Conclusion: Looking at the (near) future


Bibliography: (needs editing)

American Minimal Music, W. Mertens

(ebook)BrillOlafRhodesGaryD_2016_ExpressionismintheCinema

(book) Abstract expressionism, Katy Siegel

(ebook) EimertDorothea_2016_Artofthe20thCentury

(ebook)ElderBruce_2012_TheFilmsofStanBrakhageintheAmericanTradi

(ebook)PAdamsSitney_2008_EyesUpsideDownVisionaryFilmmakersandtheH

(ebook)RudolfKurtz_2016_ExpressionismandFilm

(ebook)SarahTremlett_2020_ThePoeticsofPoetryFilmFilmPoetryVideopoe

(ebook)WhiteJerry_2018_StanBrakhageinRollingStock1980-1990

(ebook)RobertFink_2005_RepeatingOurselvesAmericanMinimalMusicAs

(book) Morley, S., The Simple Truth: The Monochrome in Modern Art, Reaktion Books, 2020

(book) Rieser, M. & Zapp, A., New media Cinema/Art/Narrative, Palgrave Macmillan, 2002

(book) Cage, J., Silence, University Press Of New England, 2013







Thesis outline (first draft) Tessel Schmidt

A personal report on my research and practice

Introduction:

How do I bring the documentary narrative together with my 'macro landscapes'?

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synthesising documentary narrative and 'macro lansdscapes'

here you need to define terms: What do you mean by 'documentary narrative' What do you mean by macro landscape?

Method: bring together all the written material on your practice while you have been working here- descriptions of things you have made; diary entries &c

Introduction (500) {what are we going to read?}

Chapter one: introduction to my work. What have I made; how did I make it and why did I make it. (2000)


  1. REDIRECT First draft chapter one

Chapter two: steps towards achieving the project (how I tried to make a marriage of the two elements of my practice)(2000)

Chapter three: inspirations, works I find interesting; the book; (2000)

Conclusion (500)

Bibliography:

Morley, S., The Simple Truth: The Monochrome in Modern Art, Reaktion Books, 2020

Rieser, M. & Zapp, A., New media Cinema/Art/Narrative, Palgrave Macmillan, 2002

Berigny, de, C., Hijacking Documentary into Installation Art, ResearchGate, January 2007

https://www.euppublishing.com/doi/full/10.3366/film.2018.0088