Orla Lou Mc Nally ______________________ Cultural nostalgia is an emotion that can be evoked by reconnecting with cultural paraphernalia and imagery from a past context, triggering personal experiences and memories. It has been described as ‘a set of shared signs that can characterise an era’. Orla’s...
DIT Fine Art Graduate Show 2012 →
Notes by Ronan McCrea on my thesis!
Orla McNally. Cultural Nostalgia and Contemporary Art: Taking in the Trash Orla’sthesis is centred in an interestof mash-up and scratch video artists of the 80s as well as more recent artistssuch as Cory Arcangel and Jacob Ciocci. The idea of appropriating popular visual culture from one’s childhood experience( TV, graphics, magazines, music, comics) is present in Orla’s studio work and is...
Artist Statement (march '12)
Artist Statement Orla Mc Nally C07755104 12th March 2012 Cultural nostalgia is an emotion that can be evoked by reconnecting with cultural paraphernalia and imagery from a past context, triggering personal experiences and memories. It has been described as ‘a set of shared signs that can characterise an era’. An important aspect of my practice is the reactionary feeling/emotion that the imagery...
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interview with Corey Arcangel. Obsolete becomes... →
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Cultural theory and popular culture: an... →
An introduction to theories of popular culture By... →
Solo Project - Storyboard
Overview: THIS VIDEO WILL INCOPORATE THEMES THAT I AM EXPLORING IN MY INTERFACE PROJECT. THESE INCLUDE MEDIA MANIPULATION AND PROPEGANDA, CONSUMERISM, MATERIALISM, IMAGES OF THE SKY, CHAOS VS TRANQUILITY, AND THE IMPRESSIONABLE NATURE OF HUMANS. STORYBOARD: - Opening Shot: Long-shot of a person standing idle in a serene setting (section of a garden). Jump-cut to a mid shot. Temporal discontuity...
The term “match cut” refers to a type of cut in film editing. It is a smooth transition between scenes, often it gives a metaphorical meaning between two shots, relating the shots with a common meaning. It can sometimes be called a ‘metaphor cut’, for this reason. Within continuity editing, the match cut is a contrast with cross-cutting between actions in two different...
Dali & Disney - ‘Destino’ Destino is a short animated film released in 2003 by the Walt Disney company. Destino is unique in that it’s production originally began in 1945, 58 years before it’s eventual completion. The project was a collaboration between American Animator Walt Disney and Spanish Painter Salvador Dali, and features music written by Mexican songwriter...