Teaching Materials - Leung Yiu Hong

Transferring images

Name of Artist Educator: Leung Yiu Hong
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Excercise Category: Class Prelude

Creating with images is not a privilege of photography. The representation of the photo becomes a major issue as it can endow the photo with new meanings.


Observation motive

Name of Artist Educator: Leung Yiu Hong
Level:
Excercise Category: Photographer's eye, Self-awareness

Someone takes photography as a medium of speed. Intuition leads the visual sense. It does not require too much manipulation. The random the better. However......


Serial images (2) : Temporal linkage of images and the making of Flipbook

Name of Artist Educator: Leung Yiu Hong
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Excercise Category: Technical exercise, Visual storytelling

Time is formless, intangible. How can we perceive the passage of time? When shall we realise the weight of time?


Linear image:motion images

Name of Artist Educator: Leung Yiu Hong
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Excercise Category: Imagery Reading, Visual storytelling

Getting to know different linear reading modes helps us understand how photos tell a story, or even break the traditional way of linear reading.


Appropriation 2 : Text and image

Name of Artist Educator: Leung Yiu Hong
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Excercise Category: Imagery Reading

What is the relation between text and image? What are the role of text and image when they are juxtaposed?


Serial images (1) – Changes and association of images

Name of Artist Educator: Leung Yiu Hong
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Excercise Category: Imagery Reading

How does a series of photos link together? What is serial photography? What is narrativity? What is fictionality?


Grotesque – to damage and reconstruct

Name of Artist Educator: Leung Yiu Hong
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Excercise Category: Class Prelude, Imagery Reading, Visual storytelling

When images are combined into one single scene, each fragment can be seen as different individual ones while they could be connecting with the others also.


Appropriation 1 : Image variation

Name of Artist Educator: Leung Yiu Hong
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Excercise Category: Imagery Reading, Visual storytelling

Photographers would endow specific meaning to the image at the moment they take photographs. However, these meanings are not definite. Instead, it could be reused, modified or subverted by the audience.


Family Resemblances

Name of Artist Educator: Leung Yiu Hong
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Excercise Category: Technical exercise, Visual storytelling

It starts a conversation when students juxtapose the photos of today and the past. Will they have any new inspiration when they reexamine their family at present?


Film stills mimic

Name of Artist Educator: Leung Yiu Hong
Level:
Excercise Category: Photographer's eye, Technical exercise

Light is one of the most important elements for photo shooting.