Architectural Association
Media Studies
VIDEO

Video work by First Year and Intermediate students taking the complementary studies in Media Studies as part of the five year undergraduate architecture programme.
Plus some other stuff of interest.
Tutor: Joel Newman

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lottereinigerforever:

Federico Fellini on set

lottereinigerforever:

Federico Fellini on set

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Let’s Talk About Movies:

Mise-en-scène - Proxemic Patterns

Film: Persona (19668)
Dir. Ingmar Bergman

Proxemic patterns is the relationships of organisms within a given space—can be influenced by external considerations. Proxemic patterns are perfectly obvious to anyone who has bothered to observe the way people obey certain spatial conventions in actual life. But in movies, these patterns are also related to the shots and their distance ranges. Although shots are not always defined by the literal space between the camera and the object photographed, in terms of psychological effect, shots tend to suggest physical distances.

Each proxemicpattern has an approximate camera equivalent. The intimate distances, for example, can be likened to the close and extreme close shot ranges. The personal distance is approximately a medium close range. The social distances correspond to the medium and full shot ranges. And the public distances are roughly within the long and extreme long shot ranges. Because our eyes identify with the camera’s lens, in effect we are placed within these ranges vis-à-vis the subject matter. When we are offered a close-up of a character, for example, in a sense we feel that we’re in an intimate relationship with that character. In some instances, this technique can bind us to the character, forcing us to care about her and to identify with her problems.

Throughout this scene, which contains no dialogue, Bergman uses space to communicate his ideas—the space within the frame and the space implied between the camera (us) and the subject. 

  1. The character is in a hospital room watching the news on television.
  2. Suddenly, she sees a horrifying scene of a Buddhist monk setting himself on fire to protest the war in Vietnam. She retreats to the corner of the room.
  3. Bergman then cuts to a closer shot, intensifying our emotional involvement.
  4. The full horror of her reaction is conveyed by the extreme close-up, forcing us into an intimate proximity with her.

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Aug 29, 2014
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wired:


Using clever algorithm processing, the app makes it easy to use your phone to create tracking shots and fast, time-lapse videos that look as if they’re shot by Scorsese or Michael Mann. What was once only possible with a Steadicam or a $15,000 tracking rig is now possible on your iPhone, for free. 

[MORE: Hyperlapse, Instagram’s New App, Is Like a $15,000 Video Setup in Your Hand]

wired:

Using clever algorithm processing, the app makes it easy to use your phone to create tracking shots and fast, time-lapse videos that look as if they’re shot by Scorsese or Michael Mann. What was once only possible with a Steadicam or a $15,000 tracking rig is now possible on your iPhone, for free. 

[MORE: Hyperlapse, Instagram’s New App, Is Like a $15,000 Video Setup in Your Hand]


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nevver:

Hypercube

nevver:

Hypercube


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Aug 29, 2014
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joelnewman:

Arduino and the Artist Filmmaker:A workshop in the analogue and digital interface
SATURDAY 11TH OCTOBER10.30am - 5pmno.w.here members receive 30% off: £77Non-members price: £110BOOK ONLINEor call +44 (0)207 729 4494no.w.hereFirst Floor316-318 Bethnal Green RoadLondon E2 OAG UK@nowherelondon

joelnewman:

Arduino and the Artist Filmmaker:
A workshop in the analogue and digital interface

SATURDAY 11TH OCTOBER
10.30am - 5pm


no.w.here members receive 30% off: £77
Non-members price: £110


BOOK ONLINE
or call +44 (0)207 729 4494

no.w.here
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316-318 Bethnal Green Road
London E2 OAG UK
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House of Ruth Handler creator of Barbie in Santa Monica, L.A. California

House of Ruth Handler creator of Barbie in Santa Monica, L.A. California

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Aug 26, 2014
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Plié..Jeté..Jiàn shè! from GolshidVarastehKia on Vimeo.

joelnewman:

'Plié..Jeté..Jiàn shè!' is the final year diploma project of Golshid Varasteh Kia at Architectural Association, School Of Architecture.

. Plié..Jeté..Jiàn shè! - Choreology Of Making


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Aug 22, 2014
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joelnewman:

Best European Camcorder of the Year 2014 - 2015
FDR-AX100E

4K Depth & Clarity. Four times the detail of Full HD.
Stunning Details. 20 megapixel 1.0 type Exmor™ CMOS sensor
o. New Bionz X™ processor

joelnewman:

Best European Camcorder of the Year 2014 - 2015

FDR-AX100E

  • 4K Depth & Clarity. Four times the detail of Full HD.
  • Stunning Details. 20 megapixel 1.0 type Exmor™ CMOS sensor
  • o. New Bionz X™ processor


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Aug 21, 2014
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brocatus:

An instructional film on the basics of communication, created by Charles and Ray Eames of Eames Office for IBM. Music created and composed by Elmer Bernstein.

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prostheticknowledge:

Mozfest 2014: Call for Artists, Technologists and Curators
Announcement for participation in ‘Art & Culture of the Web' organized by codekatblog and Paula Le Dieu for a Mozilla event in London. Based around the idea of ‘networked art’, I’m sure there is something the Tumblr community could contribute:

As the Internet becomes increasingly ubiquitous around the world, more and more web users are making the transition from consumers to creators, merging art, technology and networks to build new and surprising digital art forms with unprecedented results.
What might the combination of these experiments in theory, code and creativity — a practice we refer to as "networked art" — mean for cultural heritage organizations, artists, technologists and curators? And how might creative works inform our understandings of the open web’s key challenges, from privacy to ownership, and from identity to governance?

You can find out more at codekatblog here or at the mozfestartoftheweb Tumblr here

prostheticknowledge:

Mozfest 2014: Call for Artists, Technologists and Curators

Announcement for participation in ‘Art & Culture of the Web' organized by codekatblog and Paula Le Dieu for a Mozilla event in London. Based around the idea of ‘networked art’, I’m sure there is something the Tumblr community could contribute:

As the Internet becomes increasingly ubiquitous around the world, more and more web users are making the transition from consumers to creators, merging art, technology and networks to build new and surprising digital art forms with unprecedented results.

What might the combination of these experiments in theory, code and creativity — a practice we refer to as "networked art" — mean for cultural heritage organizations, artists, technologists and curators? And how might creative works inform our understandings of the open web’s key challenges, from privacy to ownership, and from identity to governance?

You can find out more at codekatblog here or at the mozfestartoftheweb Tumblr here


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Aug 20, 2014
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[BRDG019] HiDM2_9 from BRDG on Vimeo.

[BRDG019] HiDM2_9

Music : umio
Video : Yasuyuki Yoshida
Performer : yaming
Camera : Yusaku Aoki

Produced by BRDG
facebook.com/brdg.jp


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Aug 20, 2014
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midtownmocha:

Alejandro Cartagena, The Car Poolers series

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videomapping:

OMOTE / REAL-TIME FACE TRACKING & PROJECTION MAPPING.