Animating the Unconscious

Animating the Unconscious

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As critical interest has grown in the unique ways in which art animation explores and depicts subjective experience a€“ particularly in relation to desire, sexuality, social constructions of gender, confessional modes, fantasy, and the animated documentary a€“ this volume offers detailed analysis of both the process and practice of key contemporary filmmakers, while also raising more general issues around the specificities of animation. Combining critical essays with interview material, visual mapping of the creative process, consideration of the neglected issue of how the use of sound differs from that of conventional live-action, and filmmakersa€™ critiques of each othersa€™ work, this unique collection aims to both provoke and illuminate via an insightful multi-faceted approach.These cartoons of relationships set in a contextual scenario of a man walking his dog, drawn in black, show stereotypical ... One casualty of the increased use of digital tools in animation is the direct connection to the animatora#39;s gesture that comes from a hand-drawn line. ... The film begins with low resolution black and white video images of an eye, a hand making ink doodles, a twisting phone cord andanbsp;...

Title:Animating the Unconscious
Author:Jayne Pilling
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2012-05-29


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