How to edit like Christopher Nolan?

EDITING AS THEME IN BATMAN

Nolan’s films are rooted in the psychological influences and effects of his protagonists and this has an effect on his visual style.  But by looking at Nolan’s more commercial films The Dark Knight trilogy, I will examine how key themes are worked into his film on visual terms. Continue reading “How to edit like Christopher Nolan?”

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Essay: A Task for Southeast Asian Contemporary Art – Legacy of Colonialism

Modernity and Modern Art (1850s – 1945)

Let us agree for the moment on a common definition of the term Contemporary Art. The term, as succinctly as possible, is simply a type of art form and content that addresses, reflects and responds to a particular time in a particular age. Continue reading “Essay: A Task for Southeast Asian Contemporary Art – Legacy of Colonialism”

Essay: A Task for Southeast Asian Contemporary Art – Introduction

What is Southeast Asian Contemporary Art? To answer this question, we have to answer a more fundamental question; what is ‘contemporary art’?  Where did it come from? How does it matter to artists? Why does it matter to artists? Does it  matter at all? Continue reading “Essay: A Task for Southeast Asian Contemporary Art – Introduction”