the most curious thing

January 30, 2012 § Leave a comment

Yesterday I went to see the Alice in Wonderland exhibition at Tate Liverpool. There was far too much to take in, but it was brilliant. Here are some bits of sketchbook…

The things that stood out most (apart from the mournful Victorian photographic portraits) were two bits of animation. Jan Svankmajer’s Jabberwocky was dark and scary and funny and much improved by the fact that I watched it alongside a 3-year-old boy who was there with his mum and who was just helpless with giggles at the absurdity of it all (who says small children don’t respond to art?). Destino was incredibly pretty and deeply odd, and it was sort of mind-bending to see Disney animation blended with Dali’s surrealism, but in a good way. There are clips below.

 

 

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