Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Unit 3: Environment

Personally, im going to say, 'new project- new start.' After lots of trouble with the last project, I would like to say that this new project may help me to prove my capabilities and show the hardworking me.

so, to begin the project, i thought it would be best to write some basic notes on the key terms for reference, so i dont make the mistake of forgetting the whole point in the project like last time.

Tableaux Vivants

online dictionary definition: 'A scene presented on stage by contumed actors who remain silent and motionless as if in a picture.'

  • 'a picture' formed by living people caught in static attitudes
  • combines the art forms of theatre with painting and also photography
  • defined by theire motionlessness, tableaux vivants convey meaning through theire 'mise-en-scene.'


  • This is a french term for the staging/visual arrangement of a dramatic production. it is also used in film- making for the stageing of the action in front of the camera

dicitionary definition

  • The arrangement of performers and properties on a stage for a theatrical production or before the camera in a film.
  • A stage setting/scenery of a play/film
  • physical environment; surroundings

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