A surreal and expressionistic animation. A painted female figure steps through a doorway, undergoing a surreal exploration of body and identity, whilst being confronted with distortions of herself. Digitally painted frame by frame animation.
In 1997 magician/psychic, Uri Geller tried to help Second Division football club Exeter City win a crucial end of season game by placing “energy-infused” crystals behind the goals at Exeter’s ground (Exeter lost the game 5–1). Although made famous by his spoon-bending theatrics throughout the 1970’s and 80’s, Geller was unable however to ever successfully bend a fork.
Both the convex and concave complexity of the bent spoon is explored as a reflection of the duplicitous ambiguity of Geller; the fine line between artist and conman in a post-truth world.
Well, something like that.
This music video tells of a soul’s journey; fighting with inner demons and the desire to submit to fear, before finding courage, fighting back and emerging into the light. It also illustrates the journey of self discovery; the often anxious and obstacle-ridden task of finding one’s purpose in this life and the brilliant moment when one recognises their calling and aligns with it.
Collide is a unique cinematic music project emerging from Australia and consisting of multi-instrumentalists Joe Taranto and Jess Graham. Founded by two award winning musicians and composers, together they create emotive and dynamic music for film, television, and other commercial mediums.
Dancer Cameron McCormack takes us on a journey of strength and space in this short ballet film.