Her Fanciful Digression

Michelle Deignan

Description

‘Her Fanciful Digression’ imagines a meeting between 19th Century Irish feminist Anna Doyle Wheeler and English landscape painter John Constable. It is set in Hatfield Forest, formerly The Houblon Estate, in South East England. Two apprentice romantics dressed in period costume repeatedly walk through the vistas of the landscape as the film’s voice over talks about the events that contribute to Constable and Wheeler’s meeting. The film considers the aesthetics of romanticism within the context of cultural, political and economic changes of the time and the application of those aesthetics in film now.’ (Sourced from http://www.michelledeignan.info/ on June 6th 2016)

Details
Title

Her Fanciful Digression

Year

2012

Creator

Michelle Deignan

Medium

Moving Image

Form

Short

Genre

Historical, Political, Landscape

Subject

Feminism, Romanticism in art

Language

French (fra); English (eng)

Duration

10 minutes

Original format

Digital (HD Video)

Aspect ratio

16:9

Colour

Colour

Sound

Sound

Rights

Copyright holder: Michelle Deignan
Distributed by LUX Artists' Moving Image

Artist website

http://www.michelledeignan.info

Link to work

https://vimeo.com/93142212 https://vimeo.com/93142212 https://vimeo.com/93142212