Stevens, Grant William (2010) Threshold. [Visual Artwork]
In this video, the words of a translated poem fade in and out above an abstract, moving horizon line. The animated words are set to an emotive stock music track. This work examines processes of signification. It emphasizes abstraction and disconnection as fundamental and generative operations in making meaning. Extending on post-structural and deconstructionist ideas, this work questions the signifying processes of translation and metaphor. By emphasizing the abstract qualities of a translated love poem, it questions the sites and mechanisms of signification.
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|Item Type:||Creative Work (Visual Artwork)|
|Measurements or Duration:||2:53 mins|
|Keywords:||art, video, poetry, language, translation, metaphor|
|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 2010 Grant Stevens|
|Deposited On:||11 May 2012 08:42|
|Last Modified:||11 May 2012 08:42|
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