Black Velvet Magic

Talking to one of the teachers here at RISD, I was referred to what is called ‘black velvet’ in magic, during which a bright light is projected to the eyes of the audience and obscures their view from the stage. At that moment someone dressed in black can come to the stage without being noticed. I thought that was an interesting analogy of how I could conceal and reveal things in my project as I am dealing alot with concepts of light/shadow what is hidden versus what is exposed.

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s