Stevens, Grant William (2006) The switch. [Visual Artwork]
In this video, text types across the screen one line at a time set to an emotive stock music soundtrack. The text combines two teen film plot descriptions into one story.
This work engages with the language of Hollywood narratives. By emphasizing the potentially abstract and convoluted qualities of linguistic communication, it challenges our capacity to assimilate information into conventional narratives. It draws specific attention to the conventions of Hollywood plot development, and questions the mechanisms by which they construct and communicate meaning.
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|Item Type:||Creative Work (Visual Artwork)|
|Measurements or Duration:||3 min 14 sec|
|Keywords:||art, video, film, language, narrative|
|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:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2006 Grant Stevens|
|Deposited On:||25 Apr 2012 22:48|
|Last Modified:||25 Apr 2012 22:48|
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