Art & Fashion Category

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'.

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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'

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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’.

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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.

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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.

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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'.

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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.

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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'.

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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.

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A Pair of Sisters Live out an Endless Summer in a Timeless World in Ayla Spaans’ ‘About Two Girls’

Art & Fashion

15th April, 2020

Ayla Spaans tells us how her tight knit crew captured the feeling of an endless summer for playful celebration of sisterhood 'About Two Girls'.

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Men

Art & Fashion, Asides

3rd April, 2020

Hanna Brotherus asks what it means to be a man in dance piece 'Men' - an experimental project which deployed the power and intimacy of touch.

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Divided We Scroll

Art & Fashion, Asides

10th March, 2020

Klaas Diersmann provides an eerie depiction of the obsessive, compulsive and divisive relationships we've formed with technology in 'Divided We Scroll'.

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