Art review: Katy Dove at Dundee Contemporary Arts



In 1999, as part of her degree show at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, the artist Katy Dove made a short film entitled Fantasy Freedom. A lovely pulsing gem of a thing, it owes a lot to the animations of pioneering and experimental mid-century figures like Norman McLaren. Fantasy Freedom is a kind of lyrical yet punk response to the beautiful but industrial model of Disney’s epic Fantasia: short, simple, succinct. It lasts just 90 seconds, in which time abstract watercolour images come and go to a soundtrack of the artist’s own breath and her spinning bicycle wheel. It is relentless... read more

 
4 October 2016 in Lifestyle, Views: 46
Source: Scotsman
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