A Very Lockdown Birthday

“Think smaller?” The project was assisted by the South Australian Government through Carclew’s Rapid Response Grant. This enabled me to purchase and learn how to use Dragonframe Stopmotion Software and to purchase a Sony 90mm FE Macro G OSS Lens as well as pre-made miniatures to compliment my own models and sets. It also meant …

Camouflage (Self-Portrait)

Camouflage is a short experimental piece I made as a self-portrait. It explores one’s image and how that impacts on identity formation, expression, suppression and oppression. Appearance is a factor that impacts heavily on one’s identity, so the image that we project outwardly affects how human beings see one another. Some elements of appearance, such as …

Shower Time at the Bates Motel

The following is a short claymation which serves as an homage to Alfred Hitchcock. The piece recreates his shower scene in the 1960 film Psycho. The fast paced scene manages to convey the terror and vulnerability of the naked Marion Crane whilst avoiding any shots of actual nudity or gore. Much of this is achieved through jarring …