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OÞ!IÞI C!IIÞ!ICHT !IVIIW
|Tyµo your nddross] O |Tyµo your µhono numbor] O |Tyµo your o-mnII nddross]
OÞ!IÞI C!IIÞ!ICHT !IVIIW

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SIgmund Iroud`s 'Tho !ncnnny`



Iroud fnIks nbouf fho uncnnny ns ¨boIongIng 'fo fho ronIm of fho frIghfonIng,
of whnfovokos fonr nnd drond¨ Irnud suggosfs fhnf whnf Is frIghfonIng nnd
unknown, Is somofhIng fhnf wo know buf Is chnngod In somo wny, so Ifs nof
fnmIIInr nnymoro.

Tho !ncnnny hns dIfforonf Imµncf on IndIvIdunI µooµIo.

Tho Cormnn word 'unhoImIIch'Is obvIousIy fho oµµosIfo
of 'hoImIIch' |'homoIy'], 'hoImIsch' |'nnfIvo'] fho oµµosIfo of whnf Is fnmIIInr;
nnd wo nro fomµfod fo concIudo fhnf whnf Is 'uncnnny' Is frIghfonIng
µrocIsoIy bocnuso If Is nof known nnd fnmIIInr. ÞnfurnIIy nof ovoryfhIng fhnf
Is now nnd unfnmIIInr Is frIghfonIng, howovor; fho roInfIon Is nof cnµnbIo of
InvorsIon.
Wo cnn onIy sny fhnf whnf Is novoI cnn onsIIy bocomo frIghfonIng buf nof by
nny monns nII. SomofhIng hns fo bo nddod fo whnf Is novoI nnd unfnmIIInr In
ordor fo mnko If uncnnny.


















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ArfIsf !osonrch

I Iookod nf µhofogrnµhors IIko WIfkIn nnd Afgof who uso n Iof
of unusunI doformod shnµos fo nchIovo fho uncnnny fooIIng. Thoy bofh work
on bInck nnd whIfo µhofogrnµhs wIfh oxnggornfod shndows whIch from fho
nudIoncos gof n vory unµIonsnnf, unfnmIIInr fooIIng, osµocInIIy whon If comos
fo fho µorfrnIfs. WIfkIn soomod fo bo Inforosfod In µooµIo wIfh do formnIIfIos,
nnd by mnkIng fho sof vory nrfIfIcInI nnd unronI ho nchIovod somofhIng
oxfrnordInnry.


'!ns MonInns` (l98?)- WIfkIn

(!nknown) Afgof

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I ronIIy IIko fho work of Mnrk !ydon I hnvo nofIcod fhnf hIs µnInfIngs gIvo
ouf n vory uncnnny fooIIng. Ivon fhoughf fhoy nro bonufIfuI nnd nmnzo mo,
fho oxfrnordInnry uso of shnµos, objocfs nnd coIours mnko fho
µnInfIngs oxfromoIy nrfIfIcInI whIch oInvokos vory unfnmIIInr nonrIy
uncomforfnbIo fooIIng.


'VIrgIn nnd ChIId` (20l0)

'Tho MngIc CIrcus` (200l)

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I nIso Iookod nf !ndy Cngn In hor musIc vIdoos I nofIcod n vory sfrong uso of
uncnnny, In fho cIofhos sho`s wonrIng, µroµs nnd sofs. CnIIod n 'fhonfrIcnI
gonIus' Cngn Is oxfromoIy IndIvIdunI, sho IIkos fo ovoko dIfforonf fooIIngs In
fho nudIoncos, sho vory offon fnIks nbouf fhIngs fhnf nro usunIIy nvoIdod IIko:
boIng gny, sox, dIfforonf vIows on fho roIIgIon, monfnI µrobIoms, nnd jusf
nbouf boIng dIfforonf from ovoryono oIso. Sho dIsµInys nII fhIs In vory
unusunI wny.






I fInd Cngns musIc vIdoo 'Mnrry Tho ÞIghf` mosf InfIuoncInI of nII. I ronIIy
IIko fho Idon of oId hosµIrnIs nnd I docIdod fo go In fhnf dIrocfIon.



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InfIuonco Mnµs


Thoso nro my InfIuonco mnµs, I docIdod fo do n rosonrch on oId nnd modorn
hosµIfnIs. I ronIIy IIko fho Idon of n hosµIfnI wnrd, buf fhoy nro nof foo
µoµuInr In modorn dnys, so I'm fhInkIng nbouf dosIgnIng n sof of n hosµIfnI
wnrd In n modorn nrfIfIcInI wny, µInyIng wIfh fho coIours nnd IIghfIng,
foIIowIng nn oxnmµIo of !ndy Cngn nnd fIIm 'SusµIrIn'.

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Koy ThumbnnIIs





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WrIffon AssIgnmonf

Tho ossny wIII oxµIoro fho Idon of uncnnny In roInfIon fo nrfIsfs: Mnrk !ydon
nnd Ðobornh KIng.