13 min., 35mmm > Digital, 2018, Hong Kong/UK/USA
16,000 splices in the making, E-Ticket is a frantic re-cataloging of a personal archive and a rebirth to forgotten images. Views swipe through a trip to India then culminate in a protest of a 2006 WTO summit in Hong Kong. Dante’s Inferno for the streaming age; freedom of movement for the modern cloud.
9 min., Digitial, 2018, Germany/India
The streetscapes of contemporary Indian metros are dominated by products. The typical local shop can be described as a windowless, rectangular box. Filled with products galore up to the ceiling. The product itself serves as the interior design. Shopping galore. Products galore. Profits galore.
15 min., Digital, 2019, USA
Various reels of found 35mm movie film are pulled over a light box under the fixed gaze of video capture. Through veils of apparent motion, the movements of characters can be discerned and their motivations artfully speculated upon. An oblique tribute to Pere Portabella’s Vampir-Cuadecuc, narrative and plot in Untitled (time) are progressively subsumed in switching and swaying abstraction to percussion rhythms crashed out on cymbals.
The Sequence of Years
8 min, Digital, 2018, USA/Austria
A feeling of forgetting rendered with first-person camera work, lens play, and image stabilization. I am old where I was born. Everything appears differently now. Perhaps for a moment I am there again, but when I open my there is only this longing for someplace I’ve never been.
8 min., Digital, 2018, South Korea
BOOKANIMA, a compound word of “Book” and “Anima”, is Experimental Animation to give new cinematic life to the book. It aims to create “Book Cinema” in the third scope between Book and Cinema by Chronophotography Animation, paying homage to Eadweard Muybridge and Étienne-Jules Marey.
5 min., S8mm > Digital, 2018, USA
Faceless forms inhabit the shadow-sprayed remnants of an electronic shopping mall board game. Slumber party capitalism, now a bargain bin of lost dreams.
14 min., Digital, 2018, USA
Along the James River in Richmond, Virginia, impressions of a buried world emerge beneath monuments on the surface, questioning how the past is recorded or suppressed.
20 min., Digital, 2018, Spain
Armchairs, mattresses, feet, blankets, arms, memories, mops, tubes or plastic dance, twist, fall, fly and break in this emotional choreography in which a man and his army of objects try to defeat a ghost from the past.