Documenting Doha : Week 3, In Transit?

Audio – I am using sounds that are based on the tick tock of a clock, to emphasize the time lapse style and the building and demolishing of the city in the last 15 years Spaces included in the video : Lost Spaces : Palm Island, Qatar Souqs – Souq Ahmed, Souq Jabor, Souq Najd…

Documenting Doha – Week 2 : Lost, In Transit and the New

As I continued to research into different locations around the country that have developed in the time period from 2003 to 2018, I also came across many places that have vanished in the same time. Interestingly, I also came across places like the Al Bidda Park that just shifted location to the opposite side of…

Documenting Doha : Week 1

I had many initial ideas, but the idea of taking aerial pictures of Doha came out of a collaboration that I was planning to do with my classmates. We all came up with our own ideas, and some of us came up with some ideas that we could do as a group if interested. Hind…

Zines – Week 3

Developing the cover page image. So muchh fun and I love how it turned out! i had to redo because the first time I did it, I ended by tearing the page.   Back side of the work, that I want to use as the back cover of my zine. Trials making copies black and…

Zines – Week 2

What is Embroidered Photography? Explanation from the Robert Mann Gallery Website – The photograph today is increasingly distanced from the handmade. With the proliferation of digitalization, seamless Photoshop retouching, and quick laser printing, pictures now more than ever are a product of the mind and the machine. In tandem, the photograph has become eminently reproducible….

Zines – Week 1

Research fanzine noun. a small-circulation magazine produced by amateurs for fans of a specific interest, pop group, etc. Reading through a couple of websites, the idea I got about fanzines is that it usually goes against the mainstream in terms of the kind of messages conveyed or the visual style of magazine. It is also made in smaller…

Kinetic Typography : Week 4 (includes final video_version 1)

Helped me so much to refer to one of the only available old animations on youtube to understand more about the style that were prevalent then. I discovered that they used to play around with mainly the mask tool to create basic animations. Currently, I still have a lot of work left and this is…

Kinetic Typography : Week3

Approach 1 : Building everything in After effects In my first approach, I started by making simple storyboards on paper. One interesting thing about my piece of audio was that it being from the 1950s, the audio has a lot of background noise. I really liked this element and want to experiment with this for…

Kinetic Type : Week 2

New learnt and important Vocabulary : Interrobang :Question mark + Exclamation mark Isotype : Picture language Pacing :  the timing of cuts, the topic of this chapter. Rhythm : the flow and separation of the overall story Breaking down the transcript : The audio has three main parts. The self conscious Cyrano notices that a…

Week 1 with Kinetic Typography

I have always been interested in typography, and my interest during my school years developed through watching Kinetic Typography videos on Youtube! So yes, I am very excited for this project and want to explore a lot of different kind of audio. I am especially interested to work with audio from 1900s because there is…

Week 3 : Results

For monday’s class, I tiled three posters out of the many approaches I had tried out. Tiling the poster helped to focus on so many details that I had forgotten to work on or did not notice. One correction to work on was the shadow for the matchstick in the poetic poster. I had not…