Experimental Tag Archive

Lars Nagler Brings a Surreal Encyclopaedia to Life in His Short Animation ‘Shift Simmers Slips’

Animation, Art & Fashion

6th April, 2021

Lars Nagler explains the freely intuitive animation process behind 'Shift Simmers Slips' his surreal adaptation of Luigi Serafini's 'Codex Seraphinianus'.

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Emmanuelle Soffé’s ‘Neo Gender’ Explodes the Gender Binary Through a Stylish Reframing of Classical Art

Art & Fashion

29th March, 2021

Emmanuelle Soffé explains how and why she subverted the roots of gender in Christian-influenced art in the wonderfully inclusive and powerful 'Neo Gender'.

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Take a Surreal Trip Through Our Collective COVID-19 Dreams in Intimate Animation ‘Invisible Monsters and Tomato Soup’

Animation, Documentary

24th February, 2021

We chat to the creative trio behind doc short 'Invisible Monsters and Tomato Soup' about using animation to navigate through people's angst-ridden dreams.

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Ollie Magee Embraces His Self-Destructive Urges in Equine-Obscured Animated Short ‘Nod. Wink. Horse.’

Animation

27th January, 2021

RCA graduate Ollie Magee joins us to discuss how his attachment to a horse character inspired him to let it "ruin" his animated short 'Nod. Wink. Horse.'

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Ayla Spaans Orchestrates a Devilish Dinner Party for Experimental Self-Love Story ‘A Boring Day in Hell’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

5th January, 2021

Ayla Spaans describes how her relationship with self-love informed 'A Boring Day in Hell', her experimental horror about a thrilling dinner party.

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Louis Crevier Exposes His Inner Demons in Darkly Surreal ‘Sometimes I Think About Things, and Sometimes I Get Sad.’

Animation

18th December, 2020

DN talks to Louis Crevier about releasing his inner demons in darkly surreal 3D animation "Sometimes I Think About Things, And Sometimes I Get Sad."

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Helen Warner Weaves a Tale of Religious Guilt, Sin & Redemption in Experimental Drama ‘Stigma’

Live Action, Premiere

17th December, 2020

Helen Warner explains how she drew upon real-life experiences of her past to informed the themes and period setting of her 1940s-set Irish drama 'Stigma'.

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Michelle Brand Explores the Connection Between Animation Theory and Philosophies on Time in Short Film ‘Any Instant Whatever’

Animation, Art & Fashion

9th December, 2020

"If everything is constantly changing where am I at any moment in time?" Michelle Brand dissects notions of time in award-winning 'Any Instant Whatever'.

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Jens Josephs’ ‘Getting There’ Salvages Art from the Wreckage of a Lost Road Movie

Live Action, Premiere

30th November, 2020

Layering films within films and with actors playing actors, 'Getting There' — shot in an empty parking lot — is a delightfully comic metafictional film.

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Viktorija Vrublevska Explores the Process of Separation of Mother and Daughter in Short Dance Film ‘Sepa’

Art & Fashion

4th November, 2020

Viktorija Vrublevska discusses combining sea, concrete and dance in 'Sepa', her experimental exploration of the process of mental separation from parents.

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How a Traditional Korean Saying and a Japanese Word Influenced JiHee Nam’s CalArts Short ‘Knife Hanging From A Tree’

Animation, Premiere

2nd November, 2020

LA-based filmmaker JiHee Nam joins us to discuss how Korean traditions & Japanese terms influenced her animated CalArts short 'Knife Hanging From a Tree'.

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Kenneth Karlstad’s ‘Sult’ Re-Imagines Knut Hamsun’s Classic Norwegian Novel to Mind-Bending Effect

Art & Fashion, Premiere

15th October, 2020

Kenneth Karlstad's experimental approach to the cinematic form sees reality give way to a delusionary existence in disorientating short adaptation 'Sult'.

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