THE PRIVILEGED VIEW - what am I doing up here?
SCREEN IMAGES (ABOVE)
1. Wyndham Lewis, Plan of War (painting now lost, from BLAST magazine 1914.
2. Eighteenth century garden design
3. photograph of marching policmen c1955
4. from My Picture Book of Planes Sampson Low Marston, London c1956.
5. woodcut from BLAST magazine
6. from Modern Mechanix May 1936, One of the Pioneers - Sherman Fairchild.
7. Baseball looking down on the plate c1953
8. bath from American advertisement advert for GATX (Transportation) Sept 1965 24 x26cms.
9. Heath Robinson from his book on marriage, the Wedding Feast
10. illustration by Grandville, c1843
11. A Public Place seen from the Air from J.Xaudaro, The Perils of Flight ,Garnier Freres, Paris 1911.
12. military fortifications - the geometry of defensible walls seen from above.
BOOKLIST (all titles London unless otherside stated)
B.Newhall Airborne Camera Focal Press 1969
Robert Wohl, A Passion for Wings, Aviation and the Western Imagination 1908-1918, Yale 1994
Images shown in the teaching session