The Department of Illustration

‘Shadow Play’ – Cardiff Illustration Symposium 2- 4 November

Posted in Uncategorized by The Department of Illustration on August 8, 2010

I will be giving a paper/presentation at Chapter Arts on 4th November as part of the Symposium, about some pictogram illustrations I did as a treatment of  Shakespeare’s  ‘The Tempest’.

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Transformative Imagery for  Shakepeare’s The Tempest – Towards a ‘Visual Poetry’

Shakespeare’s late play ‘The Tempest’ offers a poetic reflection on the nature of illusion, the power of creativity and the dangers of enchantment. I have long loved this play, especially enjoying the pared back, non-naturalistic declaration of itself as a piece of fiction. I will be talking about how I have tried to create a ‘visual poem’ as a response to a particular reading of the text

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