Annegret Soltau: Self Portrait Coined by Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso, the term ‘collage’ points towards a medium simultaneously serious and tongue-in-cheek; a technique that is deeply referential of the political world in which the works were produced. Via the assemblage of different objects and images, collage interrogates the fundamental concept of what it is to create art, whilst offering a prismatic reflection of the social change and upheaval of the twentieth century.
Image from Dada. In the same way that these hybrid creatures represent people being brainwashed through what they see on television, I want my hybrid creatures to represent people suffering from mental health issues which affect their self esteem (i.e eating disorders) being brainwashed by what they see as beautiful.
Mood Collages by Raphael VicenziBorn in 1972, Raphael Vicenzi is a self-taught designer. Living in Brussels, Belgium, Raphael has been inspired by life, art, fashion, street art, graphic design and loud music, and this is exactly what he has portrayed through his series of breath-taking collages. Learn more about him HERE
Shows the more colourful side to dadaism, this piece also has that sense of pop art within itself, and i think this colourful piece was an inspiration. It reminds me of something that would have inspired Kurt Schwitter, for his collage work was also colourful.