Discussing the Artist Statement, Thesis Drafts & TANGO – Week of 10/16

1. Artist Statements & the Artist Statement List Conversion Process –

2. Reviewing your writing progress, a look into what has been accomplished thus far, what can be improved and applied. Research, the writing center & creative approaches.

3. Thesis / Research Paper Outline simulation & discussion. Creating “the doc.”

 

“Tango” by Zbigniew Rybczyński  – 1980.

Tango is set in one room with an increasing number and series of interesting characters that loop in and out of the composition over and over.

Can you stop watching? Tango won The Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 1983.

Questions to ponder and react to:

Tango is considered a “short animated film”, but is this a film? How would you describe it in 2018?

How would you describe both pieces technically? The year they were made plays a role for sure. Or does it?

What did you think of “Tango” and “Les Grands Ensembles” as a whole?

What is your interpretation of each piece? What is the artist communicating?

Does the art work(s) induce personal reflection in anyway? If so please share.

Do you find connections between these two works of Media Art? If so, please describe?

 

*Feel free to leave further reactions and responses in the comments section below.

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