A2 First Assessment: Sep 2013 Name: Van
General Really thoughtful presentation Van…well done.
Task Assessment Criteria
Feedback AO band
Leaflet AO1 This starts well. You find plenty of information
about the Surrealist movement however, your
analysis of the more contemporary
photographers reverts to what you like more
than factual research.
Practical Work and
Whilst a great deal of your comments about
the exhibitions are descriptive you do also
include some comments about intentions and
context. Well done for completing the tasks
before the holiday however some of the other
tasks are incomplete- do not worry about this
Some highly creative ideas however there are
no contact sheets or screen shots of how you
did it. What a shame, this prevents you from
moving into the top bands. There’s a huge
amount of thought, effort and work here that
has not been evidenced.
AO1 Not started specific to brief. One of your
research tasks was to write exactly what you
mean in your brief by Surrealist concerns.
Surely you need to know this to be able to
Target grade for Practical Response project: B
Unfortunately you are going to have to repeat or create a similar surreal image to those you have already
done and screen grab every step. You MUST document the process and include the images pre any editing.
You are losing valuable marks.
Define the ‘surrealist concerns’ you mention in your practical brief. Use these to develop your ideas. For
example you may want to illustrate a dream you had.
Watch this dream sequence designed by Dali for Hitchcock’s film, ‘Spellbound’:
Watch this scene from ChienAndalou by Dali and Bunuel. It’s a little scary.
Experiment with creating surreal landscapes.
Look at the series of Duane Michals and how
they play with our perception of reality.