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Photographer: Thomas Demand

 In her feedback on my first assignment, my tutor suggested that I look at the work of Thomas Demand and how he interrogated the notion of photography’s ‘truth’. 1,114 more words

Research And Reflection

Site Specific Project - Leni Riefenstahl

Leni Reifenstahl, born Helene Berta Amalie, was a filmmaker in Germany during World War Two. Her first famous film, ‘The Blue Light’ attracted the attention of Hitler, as he felt she exhibited herself as the perfect Nazi woman. 432 more words


Triumph of the Will (1935), Leni Riefenstahl

Equally despised for its celebration of the Nazis and praised  for its technical artistry, Leni Riefenstahl’s 1935 Triumph of the Will, a unique propaganda film, sits at the top of a controversial pile, indirectly questioning the very nature of artistic freedom and bias in art. 825 more words

Triumph des Willens (1935)

Temperature: Solar Bliss

To close this week of documentary reviews I choose on of the best documentaries ever made probably one of the most controversial too, but a master piece at the end of the day Triumph of the Will. 663 more words


HIStory Teaser, Part 1: Triumph of the Will

Willa:  Probably the one work by Michael Jackson that perplexes me the most is the promotional video for his HIStory album, commonly referred to as the “ 7,583 more words

Michael Jackson

Leni Riefenstahl - Exhibition: Nuban wrestlers, Sudan; ca. 1973

Leni Riefenstahl certainly has an “interesting” history.

Always claimed to be mesmerized by the Nazi’s, but never identified as one herself. After the war people claimed she was a Nazi, but she won 50+ libel cases versus people who claimed she was. 82 more words


Toeing the Line: An Exploration of Art, Intent, and Perception

Should an artist’s personal life or sentiments affect our perception of his or her art?

It’s an old question that can be phrased and re-imagined in many different ways. 1,679 more words