B9 Movement by Gesture

Movement can be expressed by the wave of a hand, the bounce of a ball, or even suggested as in the sweeping, overlapping lines of a freeway interchange. Motion tends to produce a trail whether actual or imaginary. Point A to point B has an “in between” stage. Motion has a path, whether it’s straight and simple or convoluted and complex; continuous or interrupted.

On the left,  Westbound abstraction suggests a shifting cluster of cumulus clouds floating somewhere in or about Los Angeles.

First row down:  Snowbird Marathon logo suggests both a compressive and expansive gesture occurring at the same time;  Surviving the Surveyor narratively suggests an act of espionage;  DADA suggests the tumbling chaos that was encouraged by the early 20th century art movement;  5 Reasons to Drink suggests the haphazard effects from the very activity being described.

Bottom row:  Arrived Australia suggests the distortions that accompany the uninitiated global traveler’s experience;  Asymmetrically Yours suggests applying a five minute maximum time approach to dressing up;  Branching Ballet is a learning-from-nature narrative in which gesture and movement are suggested by those kindred qualities found in nature.













Direction & Movement 5: Movement & Gesture

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