Research

Due to working in a group of two we managed to split most jobs straight down the middle. We agreed that we would edit, plan, find footage and research together.

Our initial idea was to look into forms of water and their changing states. In the early stages we began to find footage of running water, snow, ice and fog. Throughout this process we began to make our idea more complex. We agreed on the idea that “Water is the key element to life” and began to look into life processes.

We began to take an interest in foetuses and the way in which they are kept alive by floating in a balloon like sack in the womb. We began to take an interest in animal foetuses and in particular aquatic animals such as fish and octopuses. This became our visual starting point.

Following on from the foetuses we began to take an interest in “living itself” i began to look into cells and the way in which through processes such as ivf and genetic mutation we can be mutilated and manipulated to form someones idea of life.

which led us into researching time passing by and raising the question of “are we living or are we existing”. We are looking around us but are we really taking it in. as a generation are we too self absorbed to take in the natures of the world.

 

We began to take inspiration at displaying time change through:

EARTH TO EARTH, ADAM BUICK

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