Name, first nameTobias WillaYear of birth1989UniversityHSLUField of Interest / research fieldIllustration / Visual NarrationTitle of projectVisual nostalgia: the present shadow of a seemingly past ageAbstractThe „consumption of digital images“ and the high „ephemerability“ of those images, two parallel increasing phenomenons, place me as illustrator in front of central questions: how do I position my own visual work towards the huge amount of others – professional or non-professional – that are being uploaded daily on the internet? How do I want to impart the pictures I created by using traditional techniques (such as etching or film photography), without losing their haptic quality?
By combining pre-digital techniques and contemporary topics I want to analyze if, in illustration, handing on traditional handcraft prevents or rather promotes progress.



Pictures:

Aram Bartholl, Random Screen Version III, 2009
http://datenform.de/rscreen.html, 07.11.2013
TutorsPaolo Friz
Visual nostalgia: the present shadow of a seemingly past ageVisual nostalgia: the present shadow of a seemingly past age