Art & Fashion Category

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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Tom Streller Explores Dangerous Group Dynamics in Today’s Youth Culture in Artful Film Essay ‘Feel Something’

Art & Fashion

3rd March, 2020

Tom Streller reveals how disturbing reports of adolescent violence led to artful film essay on group dynamics in today’s youth culture 'Feel Something'.

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The Frivolity of a Co-Dependent Friendship Takes a Turn Towards Toxic in Waley Wang’s ‘Julie & I’

Art & Fashion

20th February, 2020

A co-dependent pair of femmes' closer than close friendship tips into the realm of toxicity in Waley Wang's whimsical anti-fashion flick 'Julie & I'.

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Art Duo HOVVER’s Immersive Installations Are Illuminated in Alex Ramsey’s Doc ‘Tracing Light’

Art & Fashion, Documentary

19th February, 2020

Alex Ramsey illuminates the process of New York-based Art duo HOVVER and their diligently creative installations in documentary short 'Tracing Light'.

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A Basketball Player Triumphs Over Self-Doubt in Walter Stoehr’s Stunning Genesis Adaptation ‘My Kingdom Come’

Art & Fashion

14th February, 2020

Walter Stoehr talks about recasting the serpent from the Book of Genesis as a force of self-actualisation in biblical basketball short 'My Kingdom Come'.

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Alena Shevchenko Hesitates to Make the First Move in Playful Will She Won’t She Short ‘I’ll Say It First’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

6th February, 2020

Director Alena Shevchenko clues us into the inspirations she drew from the Soviet era for her playful will she won't she short 'I'll Say It First'.

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Nina Gofur Captures the Dissociation Experienced by Marginalised Womxn in Experimental Short ‘Phantasmagoria’

Art & Fashion

4th February, 2020

Nina Gofur guides DN through the interplay of image and music behind the beauty laced horror of her dual reality experimental short 'Phantasmagoria'.

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