Video: Shellie Fiocca

Title: It's All Under Control
Media: Mixed Media, Quicktime Movie
Length: 3:36
Producer: Shellie Fiocca
Music: Bloc Party "Pioneers"

Because I just love these videos, here is one by Shellie Fiocca. Now it's not actually collage, but it does strike me as a technique that is definitely used in collages: painting over or covering up part of an image. So, similar to cutting a piece out of a magazine, Shellie instead paints out the background with an opaque white paint.

This particular video is her thesis work which is meant to reverse the role of "producer vs. purchaser," by changing the message and distracting the viewer receiving the messages. She uses magazines and mail order catalogues that she paints white and then draws a new message over the old with black ink. I think this project is great, and I wish I could see the finished magazines all together!

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Hey thank you for your post. I'm glad you like the work. I have more photos of this type of work here:

So nice to find this post.

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