Collection: Part 3 - Unit 7

Research - Unit 7

Metamorphosis in Literature:

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Ovid and Kline, A.S. (2004) Ovid Metamorphoses translated by A.S. Kline. Ann Arbor, MI: Borders Classics.

  • Transformation of Arachne (a fabric maiden) into a spider
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Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la Bête) French Theatrical Release: October 29, 1946 / Running Time: 94 Minutes / Rating: Not Rated
Director: Jean Cocteau / Writers: Jean Cocteau (story, screenplay & dialogue), Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont (story)

  • Transfiguration of the prince into a monster and back
  • The transformational power of love

 

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Keats, John.Poetical Works. London: Macmillan, 1884; Bartleby.com, 1999. www.bartleby.com/126/. [Date of Printout].

  • Passage where Lamia turns from a snake into a human
  • Repetition of Lamia transforming back and forth - highlighting how she cannot change who she really is
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Carroll, L. and Tenniel, J. (1993) Alice in wonderland (Wordsworth classics) (Wordsworth classics). London, United Kingdom: NTC/Contemporary Publishing Company.

  • Instead of referring to a physical change in nature, this quote refers to the mental transformation of a young girl into a woman
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Metamorphosis in Mythological Art:

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‘Apollo and Daphne’ by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, https://au.pinterest.com/pin/126945283221398503/

  • The transformation of Daphne turning into a tree
  • A still effectively showing a metamorphosis

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Ryan Leitao, Galatea and Pygmalion - http://www.cgw.com/Gallery.aspx?pageid=12

  • The transformation of a statue into a human
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Alice in Wonderland Statue - https://au.pinterest.com/pin/118782508895678286/

  • Many transformations - Alice into a woman and the caterpillar into a butterfly
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Paolo Veronese, Arachne - http://www.paolo-veronese.org/Arachne-or-Dialectics-(Aracne-o-la-Dialettica).html

  • Transformation of a maiden into a spider
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Rohan Daniel Eason - https://au.pinterest.com/pin/245657354646462816/

  • Illustration of Gregor in Kafka's Metamorphosis
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Sculpture of a lamina in Garagartza, Arrasate, Gipuzkoa - http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Lamia_(Basque_mythology)

  • Showing Lamia's transformation into a mermaid/serpent
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'Fear & Love Exhibition' - The Design Museum:

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Andres Jaque presents Intimate Strangers - https://designmuseum.org/exhibitions/fear-and-love

  • Explores the way network culture is designing and defining new forms of behaviour and interaction
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Ma Ke presents The Earth - https://designmuseum.org/exhibitions/fear-and-love

  • Addressing the problem of mass marketing clothes
  • Making one off pieces using the earth as inspiration
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Madeline Gannon presents Mimus - https://designmuseum.org/exhibitions/fear-and-love

  • Using a sensor to chase people
  • Scary how machines are taking people's jobs
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Neri Oxman and Stratasys present Vespers - https://designmuseum.org/exhibitions/fear-and-love

  • Beautifully made - detail inside the translucent masks
  • Look almost alien
  • Links to transformation as she has developed from the original death masks
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Christien Meindertsma presents Fibre Market - https://designmuseum.org/exhibitions/fear-and-love#sthash.008vM09E.dpuf

  • Showing a transformation
  • From jumpers back into fibres
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Plato's Atlantis:

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http://www.vogue.com/fashion-shows/spring-2010-ready-to-wear/alexander-mcqueen/slideshow/collection

  • McQueen was casting an apocalyptic forecast of the future ecological meltdown of the world: Humankind is made up of creatures that evolved from the sea, and we may be heading back to an underwater future as the ice cap dissolve
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James Merry masked for Bjork:

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Evolution:

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Barcode Evolution, Richard Davis - http://rgdart.deviantart.com/art/Barcode-Evolution-310044616

  • Showing transformation
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Poppy Porter, The Evolution Ring - http://www.poppyporter.co.uk/products/two-finger-disc-ring

  • Creating a transformation by changing the ring
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The Evolution Game (Nature vs. Humanity), Tjerk Otten - http://www.tjerkotten.com/blog/evolutionary-road

  • Another comical piece where evolution is questioned
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The Other side of Evolution, Ana Rajcevic - http://showtime.arts.ac.uk/anarajcevic

  • Bringing in animal anatomy
  • Creating a new breed of jewellery
  • What it would be like if we grew these parts
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Burberry Maker's Exhibition with Henry Moore:

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Mirrored Mask:

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Metamorphosis in Art/Design:

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Butterfly Metamorphosis Jewellery - Theresa Marr, https://au.pinterest.com/pin/1055599887564721/

  • Delicate jewellery showing the transformation a butterfly has to go through
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Metamorphosis Workshop - Gillian Norrie, https://au.pinterest.com/pin/470978073509410385/

  • An initial hard shell but when broken has a soft center
  • Reflects a transformation
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Metamorphosis Workshop 2015 - Margaret Conroy, https://au.pinterest.com/pin/294845106833155983/

  • Using the transformation of sea life
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‘Me & Edward’ by Jonathan Ducruix, http://www.bloodyloud.com/metamorphosis-photo-manipulation-jonathan-ducruix-aka-me-edward/

  • Possibly suggesting the effect of evolution - a form of transformation
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Metamorphosis Moth by Sasha Kashirina, https://www.behance.net/gallery/6650027/metamorphosis-moth

  • Effective change in angles to show a metamorphosis
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Human Metamorphosis, Taylor James - http://mymodernmet.com/human-metamorphosis-15-pics/

  • Showing how humans change
  • Like a skin
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Westfield Advert - http://villagegreenstudio.com/westfield/

  • Shell
  • How humans change
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Alex Stoddard, Interview - http://www.memo-magazine.com/2012/alex-stoddard-interview/

  • Going back to nature
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Lhoycel Marie - http://www.lhoycelmariephotography.com/cycles

  • Transforming back to birth
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Giorgia Napoletano - http://www.emptykingdom.com/featured/giorgia-napoletano/

  • body metamorphosis and obscure digital alterations
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Jon Jacobsen - http://www.crossconnectmag.com/post/67845470514

  • Once again showing how we are part of the earth when we die
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Metamorphosis, Danny Richardson - http://www.darkbeautymag.com/2016/09/danny-richardson-metamorphosis/

  • How we morph back into the earth
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Transformation:

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Friday Five with Vicente Garcia-Jimenez - http://design-milk.com/friday-five-with-vicente-garcia-jimenez/

  • The metamorphosis of a butterfly
  • Showing each individual stage
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James Kalidaros - http://www.polyvore.com/editorial_pro_choice_pre-fall_2011/thing?id=93065087

  • Showing how we can transform ourselves using makeup
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Perception vs. Reality, Santiago Alvarez - https://au.pinterest.com/pin/32651166024891633/

  • How one may see oneself but in reality is completely different - transformation
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Leland Bobbe, Transformation of New York Drag Queens - https://petapixel.com/2013/10/12/half-drag-photos-show-transformations-nyc-drag-queens/

  • How transformation can happen quickly and easily
  • How one can chose when to be one thing
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Metamorphosis, Rachel Ducker - http://www.rachel-ducker.co.uk/metamorphosis/

  • Clever how she has created half human, half tree structures
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Anathema Photography, Transformation - https://au.pinterest.com/pin/487162884669575548/

  • Showing how people will do anything to look the best
  • Questioning physical appearance
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Kiyo-hime, Robinson - https://au.pinterest.com/pin/521784306801627579/

  • Showing a warrior turning into a dragon
  • Transformation
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Melissa Ichiuji - http://artpurchasing2010.blogspot.co.uk/2010/10/irvine-contemporary-art-artists-phil.html

  • Melissa's mixed media sculptures introduce themes of sexuality and identity. They have a narrative quality in how the figures interact as clusters or as individuals with the space. The smaller figures pull the viewer closer and the larger figures confront viewers directly. Using cloth and thread Melissa mixes the charm of childhood dolls with themes of adolescents and womanhood.
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Jitterbug - https://www.laetusinpraesens.org/docs80s/80vecteq.php

  • How simple things like triangles can be transformed into different shapes

 

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Natalie Arriola - http://www.rawartists.org/nataliearriola

  • Showing the transformation between life and death
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Perretti Photography, Transformation - http://www.perrettiphotography.com/transformation/

  • Difference between frozen and fresh and how the whole appearance changes
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Metamorphosis - https://au.pinterest.com/pin/330451691391656143/

  • How a leaf can be transformed into a brooch
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Tentacles:

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Glaucus and Skylla, 1661 - http://monsterbrains.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/salvator-rosa.html

  • Showing the dark side of the transformation - creating a monster
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Ele Maudsley, Tentacle Collection - http://www.elemaudsleydesign.co.uk/tentacle-collection.php

  • Creating beautiful curves out of metal to mimic the curves of tentacles
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Tentacle High-Heels By Designer Kermit Tesoro - http://buzz-365.com/tentacle-high-heels-kermit-tesoro/

  • Mimics the flow of a tentacle
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Scylla, Paestan red-figure krater C4th B.C., The J. Paul Getty Museum - http://www.theoi.com/Pontios/Skylla.html

  • Detail in the tentacles
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Scylla, Lucanian red-figure krater C5th B.C., Musée du Louvre - ://www.wikiwand.com/fr/Charybde_et_Scylla

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Horns:

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Greece Exhibition at the British Museum:

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