Perspectives and Experiences: Looking at Miniatures

Artists,Reference — Ali Momeni @ 6:00 pm

IN CLASS: Jan 23, 2012

Artists,In-Class — Ali Momeni @ 5:59 pm

DISCUSSION OF FREUDS UNCANNY (1:30pm-2.15pm)

The big questions/the big map

  • Why is the notion of uncanny important to us as artists?
  • Why read Freud?
Topics from the article:
  • language
  • Hoffman’s sand man
  • the eye and the male organ (p. 8, left, bottom)
  • automata, the uncanny valley (p. 7 left)
  • the double (p. 10, right, middle)
  • repetition: groundhog day (p. 11, left, top)
  • repetition: coincidence  (p. 11, left, bottom)
  • repetition: neurosis (p. 11, right bottom)
  • the evil eye (pp. 12, right, middle)
  • the omnipotence of thought
  • epilepsy and disease (p. 14, right, bottom)
  • imagination meeting reality (p. 15, left)
  • surmounted feelings (p. 15, left and p. 17 left)

ASSIGNMENT SHOW AND TELL (two miniatures) (2.15pm-3pm)

LASER CUTTER DEMONSTRATION (3pm-3:45pm)

LECTURE BY SCOTT DRAVES (4pm-5pm)

Shadows, movements, obsessions, automata

Artists,Reference — Ali Momeni @ 5:03 pm

MINIATURE

SHADOW

MOVEMENT

OBSESSIONS

AUTOMATA

Student Works

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