CHICHU ART MUSEUM
Architect Tadao Ando, Naoshima Japan
BBSC 403: Matthew Colson
with light penetrating the darkness to highlight individual spaces. (physically and mentally). which in my imagination is an obscure place like a cave surrounded by thick.
Tadao Ando: “In my forty years as an architect I have been looking for my own ‘matrix of space’. gallery spaces and day-lit atrium spaces. or a space of darkness lit only with a dim ray of light”. “The museum was intended. in a celebration of darkness rather than light. •Heavy exposed concrete walls typical of Tadao Ando’s work. to be visited with light as a guide”. Form is used to create the perception of depth. •Contemplate light from the side of darkness. heavy walls of earth.
•The Museum is built underground with a series of dark transitional paths between.
.LIGHT & ART
James Turrel exhibition (above)
Claude Monet exhibition (above)
Walter De Maria exhibition (above)
Lighting is a fundamental theme in the museum. Claude Monet and Walter De Maria. with exhibitions by James Turrel.
•Light exposing materiality (monolithic concrete structure. while a sense of calmness/melody in light. •Music builds a sense of mystery/suspense in the search for light. •Light as a guide.ANIMATION THEMES
THEMES – Camera Motion & Music
•Emphasise the museums two distinct characteristics of dark transitional paths & lit exhibitions and day-lit atrium spaces. •Dark transitional spaces create sense of airiness & discomfort/suspense.
THEMES – Building Animation
•Guided by light (formation of paths/stairs is to be animated in lit atrium/gallery spaces) •Perspective (obscured corridor spaces) •Materiality (concrete structure. •Light exposing form (sun-path. surface penetrations). theatrical shadows). drawn towards light which is penetrating darkness. surface penetrations)
THEMES . anticipation to reaching the light source. light penetrating darkness (in dark transition spaces). •Emphasise the search for light.
Opening scene stares into the opening of a dark passage.
. Note camera does not travel the full length of the passage in one frame but instead fades between locations. overlay/fade still shots which explain the location). once music has set the mood for the transition from darkness to light (suspense to tranquillity).
Observe glow at the end of a long passage and movement towards it in anticipation. (Small interruptions where introduction text slowly fades in and out. Create a sense of tension and suspense as camera moves into darkness.
and camera will follow the spiral motion up the staircase. Movement towards the dark passage then fade out.Open Roof Atrium Space
Stair-case will form/grow from the ground up. Only a short transition to light.
accelerate toward next passage entrance once overcast and sky is dull. quiet moment.Opening Scene
After short. Sun-path and cloud movement to be animated and then.
Travel into dark long passage……
. fade into open roof passage scene.
Suspense during movement through the dark corridor in anticipation of the exit into a day-lit atrium space.
Stationary shot of sun-path as stair-case forms/grows from the ground up. Then transition into the Walter De Maria gallery space. The camera will then climb up to second floor entrance into the next dark lobby space.
Walter De Maria Gallery
Zoom in on sculpture and track sun-path. Fade out.
. glare and animate cloud movement.James Turrel Gallery
Fade in with mood remaining consistent with previous scene. Track sun-path.
Slow build up to the much anticipated transition from dark depths back into open daylight. A tranquil moment of contemplation in appreciation of a Tadao Ando’s masterpiece before final fade out. A series of two-three still shots fading in and out.
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