Watch Music Video: Origami – M. Del Carpio

Martin del carpio origami 3The video aims to capture a raw, organic, tactile energy by scratching and painting directly onto found super 8mm celluloid film. I wanted the film to feel like it’s barely holding itself together and the whole thing could collapse at any moment. The film spontaneously flickers and burns, until it loses stability entirely and begins to break apart.

Director Biography

Andy Sowerby is filmmaker and visual artist. Andy has a process driven practice, through an experimental and innovative approach to equipment and materials, that moves between both narrative and abstract work. Andy’s films have been selected for a variety of film festivals including London Short Film Festival, Atlanta Film Festival and BBC Music Video Festival.

Director Statement

The video aims to capture a raw, organic, tactile energy by scratching and painting directly onto found super 8mm celluloid film. I wanted the film to feel like it’s barely holding itself together and the whole thing could collapse at any moment. The film spontaneously flickers and burns, until it loses stability entirely and begins to break apart. – Andy Sowerby (Video Artist)

Origami is basically a spontaneous fold of sounds with the impulse of being able to soar in the sky and not be afraid to crash on the ground below as the aftereffect. It’s an organic expression of our own sensibilities. – Martin Del Carpio (Music Artist)

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