Stevens, Grant William (2011) Thinking feeling. [Visual Artwork]
In “Thinking Feeling” a camera zooms in and around an animated constellation of words. There are ten words, each repeated one hundred times. The individual words independently pulse and orbit an invisible nucleus. The slow movements of the words and camera are reinforced by an airy, synthesised soundtrack. Over time, various phrasal combinations form and dissolve on screen. A bit like forcing oneself to sleep, “Thinking Feeling” picks at that fine line between controlling and letting go of thoughts. It creates small mantric loops that slip in and out of focus, playing with the liminal zones between the conscious and unconscious, between language and sensation, between gripping and releasing, and between calm and irritation.
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|Item Type:||Creative Work (Visual Artwork)|
|Measurements or Duration:||5:09 mins|
|Keywords:||art, video, animation, language|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500) > Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting) (190502)|
|Divisions:||Past > Disciplines > Art & Design|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 Grant Stevens|
|Deposited On:||20 Oct 2011 08:29|
|Last Modified:||20 Oct 2011 08:29|
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