Art & Fashion Category

Kristian Mercado Figueroa Explores the Complex Relationship of Womanhood Across Latinx Generations in ‘Mariposa’

Art & Fashion

1st July, 2019

Kristian Mercado Figueroa returns to DN for a chat about visualising Rachel Inez Marshall's poem in his exploration of womanhood across Latinx generations.

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Andy McCallie Documents Chris Robertson’s Profound Monologue on American History in One-Take Short ‘Freedom Song’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

24th June, 2019

Andy McCallie tells DN how he used the restrictions of one-shot filmmaking to manifest the power of Chris Robertson's profound ‘Freedom Song' monologue.

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Kurt Schneider Pens a Love Letter to Creative Anxiety in Experimental Short ‘Thoroughbred’

Art & Fashion

21st June, 2019

Kurt Schneider discusses using creative anxiety as the narrative fuel for his experimental short about the pursuit of perfection, 'Thoroughbred'.

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Anisa Nandaula Rages Against Australia’s Draconian Refugee Policies in Bill+Brown’s Blistering ‘The Year Is 2020’

Art & Fashion

10th June, 2019

Bill+Brown discuss collaborating with writer Anisa Nandaula on gut punch film 'The Year is 2020' which calls out Australia’s draconian refugee policies.

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Kaayla Whachell Examines Societal Representations of the Female Form in Experimental Short ‘Single Persephone’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

6th June, 2019

Kaayla Whachell & Brock Newman explain why they chose to create a feminist film that was a true collaboration between women & men in 'Single Persephone'.

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Vincent René-Lortie Takes a Trip into Temporal Nightmares in Dance Short ‘The Man Who Traveled Nowhere in Time’

Art & Fashion

4th June, 2019

DN talks to Vincent René-Lortie about collaborating with Trip The Light Fantastic for temporal nightmare dance film 'The Man Who Traveled Nowhere in Time'

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Elliott Gonzo & Philly Felton Portray the Gruelling Effort Required to Excel in Experimental Ballet Short ‘Tundra’

Art & Fashion

3rd June, 2019

Elliott Gonzo & Philly Felton partner with dancer Zelos Tsang-Thompson for a rumination on the extreme effort required to excel in dance short 'Tundra'.

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Albert Oriol Animates An Alphabet of Illustrators for the 36 Days of Type Challenge

Animation, Art & Fashion

23rd May, 2019

DN speaks with animator Albert Oriol about working with 36 artists to animated their typography for his worldwide collaborative 36 Days of Type project.

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Harriet Macdonald Opens Balletboyz’s Shots Film Series with Transfixing Urban Dance Short ‘Flight’

Art & Fashion

21st May, 2019

Canister Studio director Harriet Macdonald discusses combining urban machismo, in-flight safety demonstrations & dance for Balletboyz short film 'Flight'.

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madeinhollywoodusa Explore the Relationship Between Pleasure & Risk in Mesmerising Gravity Defying Short ‘Eve’

Art & Fashion

15th May, 2019

madeinhollywoodusa talk to DN about the challenges of conceptualising a hyper-real world which breaks the laws of physics in gravity defying short 'EVE'.

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Patrick Knot Takes a Symbolic Journey into the Spirit of Bauhaus in 100th Anniversary Short ‘Courage’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

13th May, 2019

Patrick Knot tells DN how he headed to France to capture a symbolic journey into the spirit of Bauhaus in 100th anniversary commemorative short 'Courage'.

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Juliette Hüsler Steps Outside the Bounds of Space & Time in Experimental Solo Project ‘Circle’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

25th April, 2019

Juliette Hüsler talks to DN about working solo whilst attempting to creatively depict the theory of the multiverse in experimental short film 'Circle'.

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