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Selected news about graphic design, photography, film studies and media & interaction design for CV students at ECAL (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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The Unseen Cinema of HR Giger

The Unseen Cinema of HR Giger | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Largely known for his Oscar-winning set design of Ridley Scott's 1979 sci-fi flick Alien, the Swiss surrealist artist also had a somewhat fruitful career as a niche artist and collaborator. To mark the year since Giger's passing, New York-based filmmaker ZEV DEANS and Giger's longtime agent, LESLIE BARANY, partnered with the Museum of Arts and Design in New York for a two-day film festival, "The Unseen Cinema of HR Giger," which kicks off May 22.

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How Man Ray helped Guy Bourdin put shock, suspense and surrealism into fashion photography

How Man Ray helped Guy Bourdin put shock, suspense and surrealism into fashion photography | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

As you possibly know, it was surrealism that provided the primary conceptual influence during these formative years. After continuously knocking on but being turned away from the door of his idol, Man Ray, Bourdin, who received his photographic training as a cadet in the air force, was eventually permitted to enter the artist's studio, and some time later, his confidence. As a veteran of several avant-garde movements, including Dada and Surrealism, Man Ray provided a perfect example for the development of Bourdin's own unorthodox conception of art making.

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Monza: Storm Thorgerson The Gathering Storm

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A storm (of emotions) is gathering, with images that involve the visitor: especially if these pictures are signed by Storm Thorgerson and the visitors love rock.

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Movement In Light: The Cinema Of Man Ray

Movement In Light: The Cinema Of Man Ray | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

To coincide with a series of screenings at the National Portrait Gallery, Ben Pritchard examines the cinematic legacy of Man Ray, the early 20th Century's most restlessly creative photographer.

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