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Talking Dots by Hanna Bischof (Central Saint Martins)

Created by Hanna Bischof a with 1 Comment

Shakespeare is renowned for his understanding of the range and depth of human emotions. Like no other of his guild he thematises love, hate, desire, revenge and many other basic feelings, revealing the gloomy sides of the human race in a meticulous way.

This installation should give an insight into the emotional dramaturgy of three of his tragedies – Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet and King Lear. The plays are colour-coded in terms of positive, negative or neutral feelings of the respective characters, represented by 60.000 coloured dots. At one glance the emotional course of those stories can be felt. The aim of the project is to catch the observer’s attention by involving him into an intimate dialogue on a deep emotional level.

It’s designed to be presented in large scale format.

Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare 

(positive feelings: red, neutral: grey, negative: black)

 

Hamlet and King Lear by William Shakespeare 
(positive feelings: red, neutral: grey, negative: black)

 

Proposed scale

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  • The ARtiSt

     Looks awesome!

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