Testing painting / animation edit together with voice-replacement-edits.
Testing voice replacement and split screens.
Make break between the words
Record the actors while they are doing nothing
Make an experiment with video projecting (use same material)
Let a drawn/painted character talk
According to my guidelines from Feb. 27, 2017:
· Moving scenes/images. Duration 5-10 sec.
· Use live footage, animation, mix media, etc
· Use sound
· Keep it simple
· Do it fast
· Make ten sequences and then critical reflection
I made some voice recordings this summer; people of different ages recited the same text. I haven’t used the recordings before now where I got the idea of voice replacement. The text/ poem is part of my experiment: From word to Image.
It is roughly made, lots to change, but for the first time, I can see a direction of working with sound, image and movement in this project.
By replacing the voice from a 12-year-old to an adult, I find that I can work with “time” in relation to storytelling – eg. an adult talking about something experienced as a child.
Finally, I step into a second level with my dream-image-random-test: I now have an app which can create an endless amount of images just by clicking spacebar.
My colleague Stig, who helped me last time setting up a code in Processing based on rules for compositions, and uses of elements from the catalogue of my, now created an app with only two functions: Next and save.
In order to respect the opportunities for randomness to appear, the app is made as simple as possible, less user control. While Stig was working on the app, he had ideas of making sliders for different purposes to control the output, but he realised that it was in contradiction to the fundamental idea of chance. Therefore he focused on simplicity in function and with few prefixed rules like; anger point at the bottom of every tree, a neck fixed on “body”, respect area around some objects.
The elements are sometimes arranged in very weird constellations like in the top of each other, in a way, I would never do.
I let the computer/app take part of the control inside an established system (the app). The amount number of images I can create, just by clicking spacebar, gives me a feeling of endless randomness. I can select and save images I find good and interesting. Then I can analyse the chosen output, making new rules based on my aesthetic, and so on.