• about this project

    Fascinated by the notion that certain movie images recur in all kind of films, I started collecting. From 70 movies I collected similar film scenes and began to study them, trying to find out more about those stereotype scenes. The results of my analysis and all kind of data I collected are visualized in different ways, sketches, infographics, animations, collages, etc.

cigarette movement tracking

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Audrey Hepburn takes off sunglasses

There are 9 scenes of women who take of sunglasses in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. I made different try-outs in order to show these scenes altogether.

almost black and far away

An experiment on our perception of moving images. I edited an original fragment  from the film noir movie ‘the dark corner’. The colours were reduced to black and white to put the focus on how light is used in the scene. Furthermore I experimented with scaling down the scene. While we are used to see … Continue reading

shaking of sheets

This is a further approach to the movement study of scenes in which a sheet is shaken up. The outlines of the sheets were traced and overlayed. Now I am experimenting with different combinations of the different scenes, and also combination with the original sound from the film scenes.

wrapping in plastic

Once I saw a very striking movie scene, showing a plastic sheet that is shaken up. Although it is not visualized where the sheet is used for, the viewer understands that a dead body is going to be wrapped in it. Later, I came across two other scenes that reminded me of the first one. … Continue reading

update

This blog didn’t change much lately, but still I am working on this project. In the meantime I watched a lot of movies to collect more ‘data’ to analyse and also to have more inspiration for new works. I am still collecting analogical film stills for the categories I defined in the beginning, as the … Continue reading

books

My master thesis is presented in a book (90 pages, fullcolour). If you are interested in a copy, please send me an email. The price of one book is 40€ (This is only to cover the printing costs). click here for a preview of the book. Merken

Final graduation Exhibition

Final Graduation Exhibition Frank Mohr International Masters 8 – 14 July 2011 The Importance of Being Frank MFA Interactive Media and Environments MFA Painting MFA Scenography Opening Friday 8 July  17.00 Openinghours Saturdag 9 July     13.00 – 19.00 Sunday  10 July    12.00 – 17.00 Monday 11 Juli to Wednesday 13 July 10.00 – 21.00 Thursday 14 July   10.00 … Continue reading