Translated for the first time into English, Jan Svankmajer’s Touching and Imagining is a playful, darkly humorous and pioneering work on tactility in art. Here, Cathryn Vasseleu reveals the book’s history, and why a translation is long overdue.
Švankmajer is a Czech filmmaker who has influenced many other famous filmmakers including the Brothers Quay, Terry Gilliam and Tim Burton. His work includes mostly stop – motion animation and pixilation (he also created live-action films). 315 more words
I have decided to study surrealism since my story and the few drawings and sketches I have made belong in the area of surrealism. I have chosen to study surrealism in art and film (live-action and animation). 68 more words