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Like two ships

Stevens, Grant (2005) Like two ships. [Visual Artwork]

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        In this video, the words animated on screen are sometimes the same and sometimes different from those spoken by a male voice. Both narratives, written and spoken, are constructed entirely from clichés and mixed metaphors.

        This work examines processes of signification. It emphasizes disruption and disconnection as fundamental and generative operations in making meaning. Extending on post-structural and deconstructionist ideas, this work questions the relationship between written and spoken words. It upsets the assumed efficacy of metaphors and clichés to question the sites and mechanisms of signification.

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        29 since deposited on 26 Jan 2012
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        ID Code: 48264
        Item Type: Creative Work (Visual Artwork)
        Material: Digital video
        Measurements or Duration: 2 min 53 sec
        Locations/Venues:
        Location: From date: To date:
        Gallery Barry Keldoulis, Sydney 2005
        Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Utah, USA 2007
        Museum of Brisbane 2006
        Keywords: art, video, signification, metaphor, cliche
        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 2005 Grant Stevens
        Deposited On: 27 Jan 2012 08:23
        Last Modified: 26 Aug 2014 23:55

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