Latest Posts from Stephen Church

The Introduction of “The Island of Dr. Moreau”

  For the opening sequence of the film “The Island of Dr. Moreau” Richard Stanley and John Frankenheimer set out to create an environment that clearly communicates the psychological horror aspect of the film. The key notion is that what the viewer is about to watch is full of mystery, dread, and unsettling concepts. This…

Navigating North Carolina Museum of Art

  To describe the physical space of North Carolina Museum of Art is no small feat. The Museum by its separation and arrangement of space is multi-tiered, separated by the two buildings and the outdoor exhibits. There is the East building with its dark multileveled halls and corridors, the west exhibit with its bright open…

Fairie Queene

  Finely ornate and textured accordingly, the Faerie Queen by Edmund Spenser is a lens into the design mentality of the late 1500s. While I only held a copy of the original text, there was still much that could be gleamed from the copy of the epic that I read. The first thing that is…