Experimental Tag Archive

Animation

Tsz-wing Ho Reinterprets the Geometric Nature of Hong Kong’s M+ Museum in Abstract Animation ‘& More’

Animator Tsz-wing Ho tells DN how she deconstructed the form of the M+ Museum into her fluid shifting short exploring what underpins our material world.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Valentina Khodnevich Celebrates the Everyday Routines of Human Life in Her Cyclical 16mm Dance Film ‘Sun’

Valentina Khodnevich explains how she incorporated quotidian movements and gestures into the choreography of her tactile dance short.

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Documentary

Martí Arbaizar Reveals a Shared Unity Through Dance and Rhythm in ‘I Shut My Eyes in Order to See’

Martí Arbaizar details the trial and error approach to editing that led to the unified feeling of his doc about disparate lives united by a passion for dance.

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Art & Fashion

Julia Zlotnick Portrays a Young Man’s Crumbling Mental Health in Frenetic Dance Short ‘Seeking Thomas’

Julia Zlotnick walks us through how she melded the artistic worlds of narrative and dance for her visceral, emotionally charged short about mental health.

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Music, Premiere

Okay Kaya Finds Herself Amidst a Surreal, Sweltering Fantasy in Julia Patey’s Music Video for ‘The Groke’

Julia Patey breaks down the creative benefits of her instinctual, holistic approach to crew hierarchy on her inventive, desert-set Okay Kaya music video.

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Art & Fashion

Shapxo’s Fashion Film ‘Chasing the Drums’ Envisions a Pan-African World Where Light Is Born From Darkness

Shapxo breaks down the surreal, visually lavish Pan-African inspired world he created for his ambitious fashion short shot on the platform of a working subway.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Amaka Lin’s Experimental Dance Short ‘Stasis’ Finds an Ancient Force Inspiring a Peculiar Transformation

Amaka Lin reveals how the unsettling yet meditative textures of dark ambient music inspired her movement-led exploration of time, nature and the future.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Liliya Syvytska Traverses the Emotional Stages of War Displacement in Her Stunning Experimental Dance Film ‘ROOTS’

Liliya Syvytska unpacks how her team achieved the astonishing black and white cinematography and striking symbolic choreography of her movement-based short.

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Live Action

Paul Chambers’ ‘Three Bull-Mastiffs in a Kitchen Corner’ Viscerally Portrays a Life in the Grip of Addiction

Paul Chambers discusses the 16mm camerawork used in his hard hitting experimental drama capturing a young man's spiralling loss of control to addiction.

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Live Action

An Imbalanced Friendship Plays Out Through a Series of Bizarre Flashbacks in Nathan de Paz Habib’s ‘La Bicicletta’

Nathan De Paz Habib discusses experimenting with the form of the distinctive scenes representing a series of emotive flashbacks in his surreal debut short.

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Live Action

An Unsavoury Opportunity Offers a Lucrative Solution for a Desperate Woman in Giuseppe Garau’s ‘L’Incidente’

Giuseppe Garau extols the creative perks of not being glued to a monitor when shooting his 16mm film about a woman who enters the seedy world of tow trucks.

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Animation, Music

How the Limitless Borders of Abstract Art Are Inspiring the Unmistakable Aesthetic of Tsz-Wing Ho

Animator Tsz-wing Ho joins us to discuss her recognisable approach to filmmaking and her collaboration with Max Cooper for 'Pulse at the Centre of Being'.

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