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Surrealism

  1. 1. ASSESSMENT 4: TIME-BASED MEDIA Jony Lee Wei Chung 001F4713 IM1.1 Jan 2014
  2. 2. SURREALISM INTRODUCTION
  3. 3. WHAT? -An artistic movement strove to liberate creativity by the emphasis on IMAGINATION Unusual ! Unreal ! Unrespectable ! Impossible ! -About meaning and feeling
  4. 4. WHEN ? -After the World War I, the rationality had failed -Dadaism born out negatively under the horror of WWI -Dadaism slowly converted into the Surrealism movement -Surrealism movement is more positive! The official creation of the Surrealism started after the published of the “The 1st manifesto of surrealism” by Andre Breton on October 1924! >
  5. 5. WHY? “The horror and pain of WWI caused people to question the principles. Thus it was only natural that this reflected in the world of art. Dadaism was a doubt to the reality that shown canvas and surrealism was a search for the essence of truth.” (TheSicilianSage,2012)
  6. 6. WHO & WHERE ? ANDRE BRETON -The founder of the surrealism -The French writer of the “In The 1st Manifesto of Surrealism” “pure psychic automatism, by which an attempt is made to express, either verbally, in writing or in any other manner, the true functioning of thought. The dictation of thought, in the absence of all control by the reason, excluding any aesthetic or moral preoccupation.” (The first Manifesto of Surrealism,1924)
  7. 7. BY ANDRE BRETON
  8. 8. SURREALIST ARTIST MODERN !!!
  9. 9. JEE YOUNG LEE Jee Young Lee is a Korean designer, performer, and photographer. She coverts her small studio space in Seoul, Korea into some really absurd and beautiful dreamscapes. Every single detail is made by hand, from the lighting, the suspended objects and the centre elements. Everything added into the set of taking one final photograph. Such a incredible act of determination of sharing her own stories and vision. She won the award for most elaborate self-portraits created without any digital manipulation.
  10. 10. THE LAST SUPPER The Last Supper, Leonardo da Vinci, 1520 The Last Supper, Jee Young Lee, 2013
  11. 11. MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE Hey, that’s my band !!
  12. 12. THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL Oh, I got a new look! The Little Match Girl, Anderson, 1845
  13. 13. TIM BURTON Timothy Walter "Tim" Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an American film director, producer, artist, writer, poet and stop motion artist. He is known for his dark, gothic, macabre and quirky horror and fantasy films.
  14. 14. EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, 1990
  15. 15. CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, 2005
  16. 16. ALICE IN WONDERLAND, 2010
  17. 17. LADY GAGA An American recording artist, activist, record producer, businesswoman, fashion designer, philanthropist, and actress.
  18. 18. FASHION COSTUMES
  19. 19. APPLAUSE, 2013
  20. 20. HAYAO MIYAZAKI He is a Japanese film director, animator, manga artist, illustrator, producer, and screenwriter. Through a career that has spanned six decades, Miyazaki has attained international acclaim as a maker of anime feature films The success of Miyazaki's films has invited comparisons with American animator Walt Disney
  21. 21. THE MASTER PIECES
  22. 22. Q&A What is name of the 1st painting of Andre Burton? He does not paint! How many fingers does Jony have in the Edward Scissorhand? 10,not Johnny Depp, is Jony Lee What is the name of movie of Miyazaki won in the Academy’s Award? Spirited away
  23. 23. CONCLUSION “The early surrealism movement is about to vent our inner feeling, searching for the true meaning, truth and the reality , things are impossible! The modern surrealism make it possible! It’s just not entertainment ,art or music. Is about DREAM. The surrealist artist have made it real! The creation of all these masterpiece were not an only fantasy, there always a possibility to make the dream come true, the great motivation of courage for the viewers to having a step forward.” (Jony Lee, 2014)
  24. 24. REFERENCES -Moma learning, from http://www.moma.org/learn/moma_learning/themes/surrealism -The {surrealists}, 2003, from http://www.surrealists.co.uk/breton.php -IMDb, 1990, from http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000318/ -YouTube, from http://www.youtube.com/
  25. 25. THANK YOU THE END

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