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Lindsay Lawson - CHIAROSCURO PLAYTHING
January 20, 2012


CHIAROSCURO PLAYTHING
A Performative Study for Installation

Evil is not Well Lit

___“Any scene location where the villains do their plotting is invariably dark.”


A Face framed in Shadow

___“You see dimensions in two,
___State your case in black or white.”


Tenebrism

___“Chiaroscuro turned up to eleven.”


Hollywood Darkness

___“Where is that light coming from?”
___“Same place as the music.”


Gratuitous Panning

___“But then finally someone said, 'Well, you can, like, move things.' So then everything from then on got panned like mad, you know, everything got moved.”


Fudd Flag

___"A conspicuously light patch determines which tree Bugs is hiding behind, which rock he needs to trip over, etc.”


Rounded Character

___“She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B.”

 

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