Parallel Architectures: Studying Space as a Medium to Express Dreams, Psychosis and the Unconscious Mind

Rania Fouad El Bayoumi

This is a paper that is written in relation to a rotoscope painting animation film project that the researcher is currently working on. The film, in a way, is about women. By interpreting both their tangible realities and inner spaces, polar entities co-exist in a way that seems to cancel their disparity.

The project includes moving images of painted spaces and architectures that work within the context of the film as psychological doors to the otherness of the self, a mirror, or a medium to express dreams, psychosis and the unconscious mind.


Rotoscope, Painting Animation, Parallel Architectures, Moving Images, Inner Spaces, Mental Scapes, Visual Structures, Cine - tapestries, Interdisciplinary


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