Art & Fashion Category

Chiara Feriani Brings Popovy Sisters’ Beguiling Haute Couture Art Dolls to Uncanny Life in CGI Short ‘Human?’

Animation, Art & Fashion

22nd July, 2020

Chiara Feriani takes DN through the 4 month long challenge of breathing digital life into the Popovy Sisters' beguiling art dolls in CGI short 'Human?'

Read more

Idris Fassasi Forces Us to Ponder Our Prejudices With a Twist on a Classic Text in ‘SHE’

Art & Fashion

15th July, 2020

Director Idris Fassisi talks to DN about his Shakespeare inspired short 'SHE' and how his chosen themes perfectly reflected our turbulent times.

Read more

The Gasser Brothers on Creating a New Type of Music Film with ‘Eclipse’

Art & Fashion

9th July, 2020

Blending the music video form with stock footage, desert scenes with Yoruban voiceover, the Gasser Brothers' 'Eclipse' is a heady audiovisual experiment.

Read more

Fede Canal Santiangeli on How Visual Poem ‘Absolution’ Deconstructs Traditional Masculine Roles

Art & Fashion, Premiere

22nd June, 2020

Setting Rodrigo Molinero's poem to a series of bold images, Fede Canal Santiangeli discusses creating a reverie on outmoded masculinity in 'Absolution'.

Read more

Ayla Spaans Tells an Expansive Love Story Over the Course of One Evening in ‘When We Were Strangers’

Art & Fashion

12th June, 2020

The lifetime of a relationship is distilled over the course of a hypnotic house-party in Ayla Spaans' experimental romantic drama 'When We Were Strangers'

Read more

Sendoa Cardoso Contemplates the Perennial Concept of Loneliness in Experimental Garden-Set Short ‘Solo’

Art & Fashion

9th June, 2020

Sendoa Cardoso ponders the principles of loneliness amongst a garden of bountiful flora for his introspective experimental short 'Solo’.

Read more

Diana Antunes Unlocks the Past Through the Memory Infused Spaces We Inhabit in Dance Short ‘Desabitar’

Art & Fashion

4th June, 2020

Her first production in a socially distanced world Diana Antunes reveals how she overcame the challenge of creating dance film 'Desabitar' at arm's length.

Read more

The Legendary Bustle of NYC’s Penn Station Is Probed in Scott Lazer’s Frenetic Visual Essay ‘Commute’

Art & Fashion

3rd June, 2020

Scott Lazer reveals how he tactically avoided the cops whilst shooting his visual essay about the busiest train station in the western hemisphere.

Read more

Victor Claramunt Contemplates the Route Back to Closeness in ‘The End of Social Distancing’

Art & Fashion

11th May, 2020

Victor Claramunt tells DN how he repurposed the traditional director's reel format to create stylish quarantine film 'The End of Social Distancing'.

Read more

WeAreDN // Lockdown: Techlash

Art & Fashion, Film Festival, Live Action

26th April, 2020

This week’s WeAreDN // Lockdown shorts remind us that an over-reliance on our always connected algorithmically fed screens isn’t without its downsides.

Read more

How Justin Daashuur Hopkins Hand Crafted a Beguiling Ode to Isolation for Blake Mills’ Haunting ‘Vanishing Twin’

Art & Fashion, Music

24th April, 2020

Justin Daashuur Hopkins reveals how he created a collection of self-playing kinetic sculptures and instruments for beguiling music video 'Vanishing Twin'.

Read more

Out of Comfort Reclaim an Identity Outside the Bonds of Conformity in Kinetic Fashion Short ‘The Heist’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

17th April, 2020

Cinematographer/co-creator John Ross takes DN inside the making of 'The Heist', an exhilarating fashion film statement of liberation from Out of Comfort.

Read more