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dc.contributor.advisorRoome, John
dc.contributor.advisorConolly, Joan Lucy
dc.contributor.authorVan der Merwe, Celeste
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-10T11:15:36Z
dc.date.available2013-09-03T22:20:10Z
dc.date.issued2012-09-10
dc.identifier.other429057
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10321/764
dc.descriptionThesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Technology in Fine Art, Durban University of Technology, 2011.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe crux of my thesis is the study of the relationship of script and image in the work of contemporary arts. I chose to focus on three selected artists, i.e. myself, Celeste van der Merwe, a local South African male artist named Willem Boshoff and an international female artist, Barbara Kruger. My intention was to write a readable self-study thesis that would be both informative and educational while simultaneously appealing to the heart of the reader. In order to realise this intention, I focussed on how the above-mentioned artists used script and image to address social issues prevalent in society today. I also made social statements through the medium of my art based on the familiar allegory, Little Red Riding Hood. My aim has been to address the breakdown of the family structure by focussing on the suffering of teenagers as a result of dysfunctional family structures and behaviours. I explored the powerful and provocative manner in which Barbara Kruger effectively wields the combination of script and image in her work. Boshoff on the other hand is a South African linguist who incorporates script in a variety of disciplines such as installations, visual poetry, concrete poetry, sculpture. In my own art I deconstructed and transformed materials and found that the process of breaking down and rebuilding reflected the breakdown and restoration in/of the lives of children. By consciously investigating my practice as a creative artist using script and image I have gained a better understanding of myself and I believe I am now able to improve my practise. Through this self-study research I have grown in self-discovery and self-actualization as an artist and have developed as a researcher. Finally, I concluded that the relationship between script and image is open-ended, not conclusive and differs in each work of art.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipDurban University of Technology Research Management Office.en_US
dc.format.extent130 pen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subject.lcshVan der Merwe, Celesteen_US
dc.subject.lcshBoshoff, Willem, 1951-en_US
dc.subject.lcshKruger, Barbara, 1945-en_US
dc.subject.lcshArtists--Criticism and interpretationen_US
dc.subject.lcshWords in arten_US
dc.subject.lcshLetters in arten_US
dc.subject.lcshArt and literatureen_US
dc.subject.lcshArt and societyen_US
dc.subject.lcshArt, Modern--20th centuryen_US
dc.titleThe relationship between script and image with specific reference to the work of Celeste van der Merwe, Willem Boshoff and Barbara Krugeren_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.dut-rims.pubnumDUT-001880


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